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Winter Activities


Alpine Skiing

Tarentaise, important skiing location in France and in the world, is the main centre for prestigious resorts with impressive ski slopes.
First of all, the resort of Arcs, connected in 7 minutes using the funicular to Bourg Saint-Maurice, offers 54 lifts, 200 km of ski runs from 1200 to 3226 m in altitude.  With the nearby resort of La  Plagne, it makes up the area of Paradiski, 144 lifts, 425 km of ski runs from 1200 to 3250 m in altitude.
Then, La Rosière, within the area of San Bernardo, offers 37 lifts, 150 km of ski runs and is the only resort of Savoie to offer drop-offs by helicopter on the massifs of Val d’Aosta.  Free shuttles connect Bourg Saint-Maurice to the ski lifts of La Rosière.
Other resorts are accessible in less than half an hour by car to Sainte Foy Tarentaise, Val d’Isères and Tignes.

For great skiing, some ideas in the forest on les Arcs or large gradients on  les Arcs et Tignes.

Other Sports

Cross-country skiing, snowshoes, Telemark, ski trekking are of course possible in the majority of the above mentioned resorts.

It should be noted that the only snow kite school of Tarentaise is based at the pass of Petit Saint Bernard, near the resort of La Rosière.  And at the resort of Arcs there is also a school of ski joering.  

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