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Les Arcs

Les Arcs
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Les Arcs review: 41 facts and highlights

Les Arcs
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Les Arcs

How does Les Arcs compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
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    234vs60.8
  • Skiable area
    ?

    425kmvs112.87km
  • Mountain height
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    2050metersvs1140.23meters
  • Restaurants
    ?

    75vs30.51
  • Trails (medium)
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    67vs24.57
  • Restaurants on the slopes
    ?

    10vs6.25
  • Snowfall december
    ?

    128inchesvs40.47inches
  • Trails (difficult)
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    35vs16.98

General info

1.distance from airport

126km

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

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

3250meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
4.Is child friendly
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The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
5.base elevation

1200meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

234

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

425km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

67

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.
4.Allows off-piste skiing
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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.
5.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
6.trails (difficult)

35

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.

Leisure

1.restaurants

75

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.restaurants on the slopes

10

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.number of museums

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.number of cinemas

2

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.number of theaters

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
6.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
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The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
2.hotels and hostels

16

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
3.chalets

40

A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.
4.number of kindergartens

6

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.
5.number of five star hotels

0

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
6.Has camping facilities
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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.seasonal snowfall

111.5inches

The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.
2.snowfall december

128inches

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

59inches

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

108inches

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

118inches

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

83inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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