90points

Les Arcs

56points

Obereggen

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Les Arcs vs Obereggen

Les Arcs
Obereggen
Les Arcs
Obereggen

Why is Les Arcs better than Obereggen?

  • The resort is serviced by public transport
  • Has ice climbing areas
  • Has snowmobile circuit

Why is Obereggen better than Les Arcs?

  • 98km closer to nearest airport
    28kmvs126km
  • Has night skiing
  • Has toboggan runs
  • 31.9$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    40$vs71.9$
  • 300meters higher base elevation
    1500metersvs1200meters
  • Has an ice rink
  • 842.56$ cheaper season ticket price
    500$vs1342.56$
  • Has smoking ban in public places

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Key facts and figures

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General info

1.mountain height

2050meters

950meters

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.

Best

Gressoney

3550meters

2.distance from airport

126km

28km

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

Best

Smugglers Notch

0.03km

3.summit height above sealevel

3250meters

2500meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.

Best

Claviere

5774meters

4.base elevation

1200meters

1500meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

5.has smoking ban in public places
Les Arcs
Obereggen

Source: city's official website, 2018.

6.Is child friendly
Les Arcs
Obereggen

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

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Skiing

1.ski slopes

234

86

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

2.Allows off-piste skiing
Les Arcs
Obereggen

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.

3.skiable area

425km

40km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.

Best

Champéry

650km

4.Has a ski school
Les Arcs
Obereggen

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

5.The resort has open cross country skiing
Les Arcs
Obereggen

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.

6.ski pass daily

71.9$

40$

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

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Sansicario

0$

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Leisure

1.restaurants

75

6

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

2.Has ice climbing areas
Les Arcs
Obereggen

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.

3.Has an ice rink
Les Arcs
Obereggen

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

4.Has snowmobile circuit
Les Arcs
Obereggen

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.

5.Has a bobsled track
Les Arcs
Obereggen

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.

For example

Kirkwood

6.Has a golf course
Les Arcs
Obereggen

The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

For example

Sun Valley

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Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Les Arcs
Obereggen

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

10

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

3.Has camping facilities
Les Arcs
Obereggen

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!

4.number of five star hotels

0

0

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Best

Park City Mountain

9

5.number of kindergartens

6

2

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2018.

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Les Arcs

6

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