The Great British Celebration
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LES ARCS SKI RESORT DEDICATES A WEEK TO BRITISH CELEBRATIONS
A word from the Mayor of Les Arcs
Michel Giraudy, said of the Great British Celebration:
“Brexit or not Brexit, that’s not the question! The British skiers are welcome in Les Arcs like it is their home. By creating the event « The Great British Celebration », we want to reassert our friendship with the British. The idea was also to make French people discover the rich Anglo-saxon culture and to celebrate our union, here in our ski resort and on our ski slopes.
“In the programme there will be entertainments and events during the whole week in each village of Les Arcs. British skiers can look forward to amusement, fiesta, and skiing!”
Since the early days of alpinism in the 19th century, when heroes like Edward Whymper and Albert Mummery made their mark on the Alps, the British have always loved the altitude, the snow and now the ski experiences. Les Arcs ski resort, where 45% of overseas skiers come from the UK, knows more than anyone else how passionate the Brits are about skiing and are acknowledging how much they value UK skiers by organising a whole week dedicated to British snow-lovers this season.
The Great British Celebration in Les Arcs, with events taking place every day from 27-30 March 2017, aims to celebrate British culture with a week full of skiing, parties and offers. Despite Brexit being on the horizon, Les Arcs wants to celebrate the British culture and remind UK skiers that the resort will always be their home – just with a bit more cheese, wine and snails!
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 3226 metres of altitude from 27-30 March 2017.
There will also be events running all week in each village of Les Arcs. Highlights include:
- A fun ‘crunch tournament’ at the ice rink in Arc 2000
- A Robin Hood tournament and British Family Party in Arc 1950
- A Franco-British sledge contest in Arc 1800
- A race between French and British skiers in Arc 1600… and several others opportunities to celebrate the Franco-British friendship.
EXAMPLE OFFERS FOR 25TH MARCH ARRIVALS
If you want to join the celebration, we have some great accommodation offers available with savings of up to 30% on some of our most popular apartments and hotels. See below for some of our best deals, or call our team of experts now on 0207 584 2841 for our latest offers and availability.
Save 30% at the Residence Le Belmont in Arc 1800 - 7 nts from just £136 p/p
Prices start at just £579 per apartment for a studio 4 person apartment, or include a Flexiplus Eurotunnel crossing for £799, a total saving of £249.
Save 20% at Arc 1950 'Le Village' - 7 nts from just £207 p/p
Prices start at just £994 per apartment for a standard 1 bedroom 4 person apartment, or include a Flexiplus Eurotunnel crossing for £1,214, a total saving of £249.
Save 30% at Les Alpages du Chantel in Arc 1800 - 7 nts from just £154 p/p
Prices start at just £869 per apartment for a standard 1 bedroom 5 person apartment, or include a Flexiplus Eurotunnel crossing for £1,089, a total saving of £373.
Please note that the above prices were correct as of 27/01/2017 and may be subject to change at any time prior to confirmation.