Les Arcs include four separate resorts and Les Arcs 1600 is one of them. A holiday rental home in Les Arcs 1600 will allow you to walk to the slopes – no need for a car! You will have access to many fun activities and you are sure to feel very much at home.
There are so many activities in Les Arcs 1600 that you won’t be able to do them all in just one visit. Skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling and ice climbing are a few options. The Flying Kilometre is a challenge even for seasoned skiers. This run features a 77% gradient and skiers are only allowed to give it a go with proper supervision from resort staff. Glacier trekking, paragliding and snowshoeing are other winter options. During the summer, those on holiday to Les Arcs 1600 can enjoy hiking, white water rafting and climbing.
There are several interesting attractions to visit whilst on holiday to Les Arcs 1600. The Grotte de Glace are ice caves, but they have a unique feature unlike anything else you will see. Each winter a number of artists come to the Grotte de Glace and create an ice sculpture that typically lasts throughout the season. Each year there is a different theme and the artists are challenged to create a sculpture that fits with the theme. Beautiful spas are another place many people like to visit during their stay. You can enjoy a variety of treatments, such as facials and massages.
Les Arcs 1600 is home to chilly winters and mild summers. During the winter the average lows are between -2° and 0° C and average highs are 7° to 8° C. During the spring the average lows are 4° to 8° C and the highs are 16° to 21° C. During the summer the average lows are 12° to 14° C and the average highs are 24° to 25° C. There is some precipitation each month. Happily, it is often snow instead of rain during the winter months.
The closest airport to Les Arcs 1600 is Chambery Airport (CMF), which is 144 km away. Lyon Saint Exupery (LYS) is 222 km from Les Arcs 1600. There is a railway station in Bourg St. Maurice which runs every 20 minutes during the winter months and every 90 minutes in the summer season. Several bus routes are available as well. It is not necessary to have a car during your stay at Les Arcs 1600.