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The Original Ski Holiday Since 1932

Arc 1600

Resort features: 
Beginner skiers
Intermediate skiers
Family resort


A firm favourite with locals, Arc 1600 is the first and most compact of the Les Arcs villages. It offers a superb panorama down the valley, stunning views of Mont Blanc and a beautiful setting amidst the trees. This all makes Arc 1600 an ideal option for those wanting to benefit from an extensive ski area whilst staying in a more tranquil environment.


Off the slopes there are a number of shops and cafes and in the evening a varied selection of bars, restaurants and a nightclub will keep you going in to the early hours.

Facilities for children

The Childrens Club in La Cachette takes children from 4 months to 12 years old. Tel: 00 33 4 79 07 70 50

Accommodation in this resort

  • Family Friendly
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Spa Facilities
  • Close to Facilities
This residence features 122 apartments within several buildings ideally situated at the foot of the slopes, close to the centre of Arc 1600 and just 50m from the brand new Mont Blanc chairlift. Read more
The lovely 3* Hotel Arcadien is situated at the foot of the slopes, offering magnificent views of the mountains and valley from the 30 spacious bedrooms... Read more

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Advice & Guides

Jenny Jones, Britain’s most successful snowboarder, will be in the high altitude, panoramic ski resort of Les Arcs, France for British Celebration Week. The Great British Celebration started last season and was the brain child of Michel Giraudy,... Read more
Our man on the ground gives us the lowdown on the latest conditions We recently spoke to our Overseas Manager, Tim Wilson to get his take on how the Alps are looking for anyone considering a late-season ski break and we think the photos he sent us... Read more
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... Read more
At Erna Low we understand what it's like to go on a family ski or snowboarding holiday. There are so many options to consider that it can be daunting when trying to find the best family ski resorts; however, with our experience and guidance we can... Read more
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... Read more

Special offers in this resort

Ski rental early booking offer - save an additional 20%
Valid from June 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018
Offer supplied by Erna Low
Book by 31st August for 20% off our already discounted rates on equipment rental. You can also still benefit from our 7th day free when booking 6 days hire (prices displayed online include any applicable discounts).

Terms and Conditions

Valid for all dates and all equipment types (some shops are excluded, contact us for details).

Mountain info

Facing south-west and with tree-lined skiing enabling descents to the unspoiled villages below resort level, Arc 1600 is an “all weather” ski area that holds the snow well. Artificial snow making machines also mean that skiing back to the village is virtually always guaranteed.
Les Arcs offers a huge diversity of skiing with pistes for every standard of skier or boarder.  All the villages have easily accessible nursery slopes and intermediates will love the interlinked blue and red runs that range from high, wide, open space to sheltered tree runs.  Experienced skiers will enjoy the variety of black runs and the guided off-piste or they may even wish to try their hand at speed skiing.  Les Arcs has fantastic facilities for boarders with a snow park and 3 permanent boardercross (one in Arc 1600 and two in Arc 2000). The Rodeo Park at the top of the Col de la Chal (arrival point of the Transarc gondola lift or Arcabulle chair lift) provides 3,000 metres of pure fun and exhilaration!

Mountain stats

Resort Altitude: 1600m

Summit Elevation: 3226

Vertical Drop: 2026

Total Pistes: 121





Number of Lifts: 74

Snow Parks: 1

Piste map

Ski passes

Save hassle by pre-booking your Les Arcs ski passes with Erna Low before you travel.

Why pre-book your Les Arcs ski passes with Erna Low?


We offer a price match guarantee, so you know you're getting the best deal.


Receive your passes before you go, meaning less queuing and more time skiing.


We can advise you on the best pass to suit your skiing style and ability.


Les Arcs Ski Pass special offers

We often have ski pass offers available, including early booking discounts, free upgrades and free child passes. Our ski pass offers change throughout the season, so please see the Special Offers tab above for information on our latest ski pass special offers.

You will be given the option to add ski passes during the online booking process; however, if you have already booked your ski accommodation with Erna Low, please contact us directly to book your ski passes, or use the search option below to find ski pass rates for this resort.


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Ski rental

Pre-book your ski equipment rental through Erna Low for the ultimate in value and convenience.  We carefully choose our rental partners to ensure that you get the best equipment, the best value and, with multiple rental locations in most of our resorts, the most convenient location to ensure you get to spend less time sorting out your gear and more time on the slopes.

Arc 1600 Ski Rental Locations

Arc 1600 ski rental locations

Why book your ski hire through Erna Low?


We offer a price match guarantee, so you know you're getting the best deal.


Several rental locations in most of our resorts for your convenience.


We offer a range of equipment options for all standards of skier & rider.


We can advise you on the best equipment to suit your skiing style.

You will be given the option to add ski rental during the online booking process; however, if you have already booked your ski accommodation with Erna Low, please contact us directly to book your ski equipment, or use the search option below to find rental rates for your preferred destination.


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We don't have any ski school information available for this resort.

Travel info

Approx. distance from Calais:
986 km

Driving time from Calais:
9 hrs

Approx tolls from Calais:
€82.20 ea. way

Gateway airports:
Geneva - 153 km

Lyon - 214 km

Chambery - 115 km

Current weather

Snow data

Current weather: Light clouds dotting the sky

Fresh snow: 5cm

Last snowed: 2018-04-12


Piste data

Piste information: The best conditions can be found on the upper slopes

Lower snow depth: 67cm

Upper snow depth: 357cm

Piste state: Excellent

Off-piste snow: Spring snow

Runs to resort: Slushy

Lift information

Lifts open: 18

Lifts in total: 53

Data last updated on 2018-05-01

Snow report information from

Historic weather

Top 3 Accommodations

Residence Le Roc Belle Face image 1
Average: 4 (1 vote)
Hotel Arcadien image 1
Average: 3 (1 vote)

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