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Davos

100points

Les Arcs

Davos
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Davos vs Les Arcs

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How does Davos compare to Les Arcs?

  • 27 more restaurants/bars
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    102vs75
  • 40 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
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    50vs10
  • 20.9$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    51$vs71.9$
  • 41 more hostels and hotels
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    57vs16
  • Has smoking ban in closed public spaces
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  • Has night skiing
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  • Has toboggan runs
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  • 300meters higher base elevation
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    1500metersvs1200meters

How does Les Arcs compare to Davos?

  • 149 more ski slopes
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    234vs85
  • 105km bigger skiable area
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    425kmvs320km
  • 22km closer to nearest airport
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    126kmvs148km
  • 326meters higher mountain height
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    2050metersvs1724meters
  • 27 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    67vs40
  • 14 more ski trails (high difficulty)
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    35vs21
  • 93inches more snowfall (December)
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    128inchesvs35inches
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
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General info

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
2.mountain height

1724meters

2050meters

The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.
3.summit height above sealevel

2843meters

3250meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
Source: city's official website, 2021.
5.base elevation

1500meters

1200meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
6.Is child friendly
Davos
Les Arcs
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
7.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Skiing

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

320km

425km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.Allows off-piste skiing
Davos
Les Arcs
In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.
Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. High-difficulty trails (marked with a black diamond) have a slope gradient of more than 40%; such trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a good challenge.
The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
7.Has a ski school
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Les Arcs
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.
Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Low difficulty trails (marked with a green circle) have a slope gradient between 6% and 25%. Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners.

Leisure

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.
3.Has a spa
Davos
Les Arcs
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
4.Has an ice rink
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Les Arcs
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
5.Has a bobsled track
Davos
Les Arcs
This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.
6.Has ice climbing areas
Davos
Les Arcs
Ice climbing is a great sport for adrenalin seekers. It entails climbing frozen cliff edges/waterfalls using tools such as ice axes in order to grip the surface.
7.Has snowmobile circuit
Davos
Les Arcs
A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.
8.Has a golf course
Davos
Les Arcs
The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

Facilities

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
4.Has camping facilities
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Les Arcs
Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

Snowfall

1.snowfall december

35inches

128inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.
2.snowfall november

4.7inches

59inches

Average snowfall in the month of November.
3.snowfall february

64.9inches

108inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.
4.snowfall march

61inches

118inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.
5.snowfall january

48.4inches

83inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.
6.snowfall april

47.6inches

120inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

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