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Skiing holidays in La Plagne from Drive-Alive Motoring Holidays.

Winter Sports Holidays in La Plagne. Great prices on accommodation, ferries, Eurotunnel and Eurostar ski train. Self drive ski holidays to La Plagne.

La Plagne resort information:

1250 - 3250 metres.

The various districts of La Grande Plagne: Plagne, Plagne-Village, Aime 2000 and Plagne Bellecote, are distributed over a plateau between Chambery and Aosta, surrounded by glaciers. The different areas are all linked by bus. Access via Aime (18 km). Railway station: Aime, bus service. Child minding service, cinema, discotheques, hang gliding.

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Access: La Plagne is 149km (97 miles) from Geneva airport and is linked by a ski bus service. There is also a bus link to Lyon airport, 180km (113 miles) away and to Chambery.  Rail services operate to Aime, 5km (3 miles) from the high villages within the resort and Plagne Montalbert.  TGV trains operate from Paris in a little over 4 hours and there are also overnight sleepers.  A rail service to nearby Bourg St Maurice station also operates weekly in the winter from London through the Channel Tunnel.

For Montchavin and les Coches skiers should use Landry station and for Champagny en Vanoise, Motiers.  A shuttle bus service operates around La plagne's various villages during the day and part of the night, it is not included in the lift ticket however.

Driving time from Calais is about 9 hours not counting stops. Take the A6 from Paris to Lyon then to Chambery on the A43 then Albertville on the A430, followed by the N90 dual-carriageway to Motiers. Continue on the N90 to Aime and then the road to la Plagne. For Plagne Montalbert take the road for Longefoy from Aime and for Montchavin les Coches continue for 7km (4 miles) on the N90 beyond Aime to the Landry turn-off  then follow the signs to the village.

La Plagne in summer

25 tennis courts, 2 heated swimming pool, riding, 70 km hikes, grass-skiing, summer skiing on the Bellecote glacier (3200 m), 7 lift facilities.

La Plagne in winter

Purpose built ski resort, ideal for beginners and intermediates with door-stop skiing and some runs for advanced skiers. There are 100 lifts covering 200 km of ski pistes: 1 cable car, 6 cable cabins, 27 chair lifts and 66 drag lifts. Glacier skiing. 45 km of cross country skiing. Ice skating, swimming pool, hang gliding, tobogganing.

Altitude :1250 - 3250 m

Pistes :220 km: blue: 80 km / red: 90 km / black: 50 km
Halfpipes: 1
Funparks: 3
Boardercross: 3

Lifts/Trains :
Tow lifts: 66
Chair lift/s: 33
Cable car/s: 8
Cable cabin/s: 2

Going out / Aprs ski :
Restaurants : 116, Bars : 93, Pubs : 7, Discos : 7, Cinema, Concerts

Sport & Fitness all year :
Swimming Pool, Sauna/steam room, Solarium, Fitness centre, Massage, Paragliding, Squash

Sport & Fitness winter :
Cross country skiing, Toboggan, Ice rink, Dog sleigh, Snow scooter

Ski school :
Ski and Snowboard school : 13, Instructors : 550, Group ski lessons

Children :
Childcare service, Ski kindergarten, Baby sitter, Piste for children, Children's ski piste with ski lift

Other activities :Torch lit descents. 

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