La Plagne consists of six high-altitude resorts, located in the Northern French Alps in the Tarentaise Valley. There are over 225km of marked runs throughout La Plage and if that's not enough then you can hop on their double-decker cable car and pop over to Les Arcs which has another 200km of runs available.
Short transfer times from the main transport hubs, plenty of good quality accommodation, and huge beginner-friendly areas make a school ski trip to La Plagne a great choice.
Getting to La Plagne
La Plagne is very easy to access and can be reached from Chambery, Geneva, Gronoble and Lyon airports in between 1 hour 30 mins to 2 hours 15 mins.
The ski slopes in and around La Plagne are great for beginners. Throughout the entire resort there are 169 green runs and 121 blue runs. Beginners will get the most out of a trip to La Plagne by staying in one of their higher resorts, here you will see a lot of undemanding slopes, with a lot of free lifts in the beginners areas.
La Plagne group accommodation
Accommodation in La Plagne is great for groups varying from 2 star hotels right up to Luxury 5 star hotels. On top of this there is also a great selection of apartment and chalets that may be suitable for smaller groups, especially if you are looking for something a bit more exclusive.
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Suitability for School Groups:
Beginners 5/5 | Intermediates 5/5 La Plagne has great skiing for beginners, with nursery slopes and more green runs than you could possibly ski in one week.
La Plagne Resort Location:
Altitude 1,800m - 3,250m Snowfall 5/5 High altitude skiing at La Plagne offers great snow conditions.
Approximate Travel Times:
Air travel into various French airports and short transfer times to resort.
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A bit of a hidden gem, Serre Chevalier offers superb skiing for school groups and the lack of crowds mean more room on the pistes and shorter queues for lifts.
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Les Deux Alpes is a high altitude glacier resort which means temperamental weather at times but great snow for your school group especially late in the season.
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Surely one of the most famous resorts in the French Alps, Alpe d'Huez is a mecca for skiers of all abilities and a perfect destination for UK school ski groups.
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Les Arcs is fantastic for door step skiing and is made up of 4 modern resorts. Easy and more advance routes meet up, so your school group can gain confidence.