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La Plagne
Ski Holidays

La Plagne skiing is great for...

Big ski area
High altitude

Welcome to La Plagne Ski Resort

  • Ideal for families, beginners and intermediates
  • Part of the massive Paradiski ski area
  • Accommodation in easy reach of the slopes
With its instantly recognisable red bobble hat and sunglasses logo, ski holidays to La Plagne have been a long-time favourite for British skiers and riders thanks to its variety of friendly runs.
La Plagne’s ski resort is situated at 1,800m, and gives easy access to 425km of the Paradiski ski area. And thanks to its purpose-built villages you’ll find plenty of accommodation within easy reach of the slopes.
Families and beginners on La Plagne ski holidays will love the steady groomers around its five villages. Think long, winding mellow blues and racing reds. But for the more ambitious, the La Plagne ski area offers plenty of tree-lined runs and big open bowls. And for committed skiers, a ski holiday to La Plagne even unlocks the wide open slopes of Les Arcs, thanks to the connecting double-decker gondola.
La Plagne ski map
View and download La Plagne ski map

Resort Information

Resort Altitude
Total Piste KM
No. Skilifts
Snow Range
La Plagne ski runs & ratings
TOTAL: 425km
Beginner(Distance: 243km)
Intermediate(Distance: 129km)
Advanced(Distance: 53km)

Best time to ski in La Plagne

The best time to ski in La Plagne is January and February. La Plagne’s snow will be at its best but it can be a little nippy. Skiing in La Plagne in March and April offers plenty of opportunities for sitting on the terraces, having lunch outside and enjoying the springtime sun.
For festive fun with the family or partner, you can’t beat going at Christmas or New Year. But those looking for a quiet ski holiday to La Plagne should avoid the school holidays, thanks to its big family-friendly reputation.

Snow conditions in La Plagne

Like most French resorts, La Plagne’s ski season runs from mid-December to mid-April. But thanks to its size and relatively high altitude – the highest lift goes up to 3,200m – La Plagne is a pretty safe bet for great skiing all season long.
Snow conditions in La Plagne peak by late February. While March and April bring longer days and less snowfall, its lofty pistes help maintain La Plagne’s snow conditions long into the season.

Things to do in La Plagne

Outdoor activities in La Plagne
La Plagne’s outdoor activities are incredible. France’s only bobsleigh and skeleton track is in La Plagne and it's open to everyone. The 80km/h descent isn’t for the faint-hearted but it's totally set up for have-a-go-heroes and families to enjoy.
Daredevils should check out the purpose-built ice tower. The looming walls of ice are open to beginners and experts alike. Fans of first tracks can pay for the ultimate outdoor activity in La Plagne - early access to the lifts. Enjoy the magic of skiing freshly groomed pistes with no one around!
Spas in La Plagne
The largest spa in La Plagne, Deep Nature Baths and Spa offers 1500m2 of pure relaxation. Water loungers, outdoor whirlpool baths and saunas help soothe your body after a big week skiing. And with family-friendly sections, the whole gang can join in. 
Man relaxing in thermal spa in French Alps
Couple sitting down to eat haute food on holiday

Restaurants in La Plagne

Au coin du feu - A unique restaurant in La Plagne, the cosy Au coin du feu (at the fireside) with its wood-burning oven, lets you watch the chef work culinary wonders right before your eyes.
La Spatule - Brimming with warm alpine charm, La Plagne's restaurants don't get much better than La Spatule. Tuck into cheesy Savoyard specialities, pizzas, meats, crêpes and salads.
La Cantine - Easy food and drinks, great atmosphere and friendly staff - what's not to love! Here you can load up on pizzas, tapas and poke bowls.
La Table du Carlina - An intimate setting, with chic decor to match, it’s a highlight of La Plagne’s restaurant offerings. You’ll be mesmerised by the gourmet French cuisine on offer.

Nightlife & Apres in La Plagne

The nightlife in La Plagne has something for everyone. From pumping après, chill bars or raving till late it’s easy to enjoy the best of La Plagne’s après ski, bars and clubs.
La Bergerie is the highlight of après ski in La Plagne. Think lots of music, saxophonists on the balcony and DJ’s pumping the tunes!
Aim for Le Bonnet for DJ’s on the decking in the glorious sun. Its prime-time happy hour adds to the fun.
For live sports and a big British pub atmosphere, Bar La Mine is a must-visit bar in La Plagne.
For something more chilled, head to Le Brix. La Plagne bars don’t get much better for beer lovers - they have eight on tap and around 100 bottled varieties from around the world to enjoy.
And for those wanting to enjoy the nightlife in La Plagne till the early hours, Igloo Igloo offers a lively bar till late, while Le Saloon’s big dancefloors and big tunes let revellers rave till 5am - they even run a bus service to take you home!
beer being poured at french alps ski resort

Hotels & Apartments in La Plagne

Our top recommended hotels and apartments. To find the perfect one for you, speak to one of our specialists

Apartment Plagne Centre 1 - LAP170 by Interhome

La Plagne, France
  2 minute walk

Apartment Plagne Centre 3 - LAP173 by Interhome

La Plagne, France
  2 minute walk

Apartment Plagne Centre 3 - LAP174 by Interhome

Mâcot La Plagne, France
  2 minute walk

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