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The Great British Celebration returns

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Published by John on Fri, 01/26/2018 - 11:11

After last year's success, the great British Celebration returns to Les Arcs.

This year's event takes place in the resort of Les Arcs from Tuesday 27th to Friday 30th March 2018.

Since the early days of alpinism in the 19th century, the British have always loved the stunning beauty of the French Alps. Les Arcs ski resort knows more than anyone else how passionate the Brits are about skiing, with 45% of overseas skiers coming from the UK.

The Great British Celebration in Les Arcs promises four days full of skiing, parties and offers taking place from 27-30 March 2018. 

What's on during the week?

The whole resort will be decked out in British colours, from the railway station in Bourg Saint Maurice to the summit of the Aiguille Rouge at an altitude of 3,226 metres.

There will also be events running in each of Les Arcs' villages.

Highlights include:-

Monday 27th

Ice skating – 6pm to 7:30pm (Arc 2000)

Crunch football tournament with mulled wine and hot chocolate (18+ year olds).


Tuesday 28th

Cachette competition area – 10:30am (Arc 1600)

Alpine skiing competition.


Wednesday 29th

Robin Hood Tournament – From 3pm (Arc 1950 Le Village, Place de l’Horloge)

Fun contest with bows and foam head arrows (7+ year olds)

British Family Party with DJ Fred Metral – From 6pm (Place de l’Horloge)

Dancing on the snow for all the family with mulled wine, hot chocolate, toasted marshmallows and plenty more après-ski!


Friday 30th

Toboggan competition – 5pm to 6:15pm (Arc 1800, Mille8 area)

Including prize giving with cheese & wine.

‘Trio Pop’ concert – 6:30 to 7:30pm (Villards village, Place Haute)

British themed evening with happy hour!

 

Our pick of the best Les Arcs accommodation

Edenarc, Arc 1800

Edenarc, Arc 1800

Edenarc provides quality accommodation at a reasonable price in a desirable ski-in/ski-out location above Arc 1800. Edenarc is situated on the sunny upper side of the Chantel area of Arc 1800 thus benefitting from great views of Mont Blanc and the Tarentaise Valley. 
Apartments from £957 £718 for the week commencing 24th March
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Le Chalet des Arolles, Arc 2000

Le Chalet des Arolles, Arc 2000

Le Chalet des Arolles comprises several chalets, all in traditional Savoyard style with impressive views of the Paradiski domain and surrounding mountains. These apartments are well situated just below the main village of Arc 2000 for easy access to the slopes and amenities.
Apartments from £1,883 £1,507 for the week commencing 24th March
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Le Roc Belle Face, Arc 1600

Le Roc Belle Face, Arc 1600

This residence is ideally situated at the foot of the slopes, close to the centre of Arc 1600 and just 50m from the Mont Blanc chairlift. Amenities available to guests include a private indoor/outdoor heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi.
Apartments from £700 £595 for the week commencing 24th March
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La Source des Arcs, Arc 2000

La Source des Arcs, Arc 2000

This 4* residence boasts an ideal location in the heart of Arc 2000, close to the Cabriolet lift and offering direct access to the slopes of the fantastic Paradiski ski domain. The apartments boast beautiful, contemporary styling and stunning views.
Apartments from £2,043 £1,635 for the week commencing 24th March
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