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Experience the rush of the bobsleigh for yourself at La Plagne’s very own bobsleigh track. Reaching speeds of up to 130km per hour and g-forces of 3.5G, riders can take to the track for themselves in a single man sled or in a 4 man vehicle which is driven by a professional racer. One of the most exciting activities in La Plagne, for thrill-seekers visiting the resort this is a once in a lifetime experience that you won’t forget in hurry.
Built for the 1992 Winter Olympics, La Plagne’s bobsleigh track allows you to ride in the footsteps of Olympians. The full sized track is designed to test top level athletes with a number of twists and turns throughout. Travelling at high speeds, daring riders will take on a total of 19 bends as the bobsled hurtles down the 1.5 km course.
Since the Olympics, the track has been opened every winter to the public, as well as host a number of international events and competitions. Unique to La Plagne, you won’t find another track of its kind in France. A popular activity in the region, be sure to book in advance to save disappointment.
Visitors to the bobsleigh track can choose from a selection of exhilarating experiences that will both thrill and excite eager riders. A great activity for families or groups of friends, take to the track on the Bob Raft. Reaching speeds of 80km per hour, the 4 man raft is driven by an experienced driver allowing you to fully appreciate the entire experience.
Those looking for a truly thrilling run can sign up for Bob Racing. Here a 3 man sled is driven by a professional driver while the sled hurtles down the track, reaching speeds of 130 km per hour. Not for the faint hearted, this is the fastest of the experiences available, giving riders a taste of a real competition descent.
Ride like an Olympian with the Olympic experience at La Plagne’s bobsleigh track. A unique and memorable experience, riders take on the track with Olympic medallist and World Champion Bruno Mingeon at the helm. Following the descent you will be presented with a medal and video of your run.
One of the Alps most established resorts, La Plagne has a number of activities for all ages. Other once in a lifetime experiences include exploring the beautiful mountains on a dog sledding trip. A uniquely Alpine experience this is something the whole family can enjoy. For bad weather days, La Plagne has an indoor bowling alley and cinema which will keep the whole family occupied.