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La Plagne is known for its high level of diversity in terms of skiing and snowboarding with slopes to suit all levels. Situated in the large Paradiski area, La Plagne is connected to Les Arcs via the world’s largest cable car. With so much variety thereare plenty of different skiing experiences to be had in this exciting resort. From heli-skiing to cross country there is a magnitude of fun and exhilarating things to do on the slopes in La Plagne.
La Plagne is the ultimate resort for beginner skiers and snowboarders with excellent nursery slopes, wide blue and green runs on the mountain and ski schools in abundance. For this reason the resort has become particularly appealing to families. La Plagne has a total of six specifically dedicated beginner areas giving visitors to the resort plenty of areas to practice and progress. La Plagne also offers beginners ski passes which can be bought daily. Passes are not needed for the nursery slopes.
La Plagne is known for its superb beginner skiing facilities however there is also plenty of trickier options for intermediate and advanced skiers to test their downhill skiing skills with a number of tricky red and black runs in the ski area. Step it up a notch and take to the skies to ski down some of the most remote slopes in the Alps on a heli-skiing tour.
Alongside an experienced guide, skiers and snowboarders are taken by helicopter to a far off peak where they will then take on the fresh off-piste runs. Heli-skiing has risen in popularity over the past few years and is now a must try activity for thrill seekers. If you prefer to keep your skis firmly on the ground but still seek a little adventure, La Plagne offers up some off-piste treasures in the ski area surrounding it, rivalling popular backcountry ski areas like the Three Valleys and the Espace Killy.
For cross country skiers, the Parasiski area around La Plagne has an extensive selection of cross country runs to be explored. With over 453km of cross country pistes, whether you are seasoned cross country skier it is your first time, there are runs to suit all levels. With a variety of specialised tracks advanced cross country skiers flock to La Plagne to experience some of the Alps best cross country tracks. If cross country skiing is something you would like to try out, there are a number of ski schools in La Plagne offering cross country lessons.