December 2003 saw the opening of the Vanoise Express – an awe-inspiring feat of engineering and France’s first ever double-decker cable car. It transports 2000 people per hour from Montchavin (La Plagne) to Peisey Nacroix (Les Arcs), a link which consequently created one of the finest ski areas in France – Paradiski.
The area is made up of 17 villages, 425km of linked pistes and 2 glaciers spanning altitudes between 1250m and 3417m. To say there is ‘something for everyone’ within Paradiski is a huge understatement. The skiing is good for beginners, great for intermediates and perfect for experts. Whether it be the long, tree lined blue runs into Les Arcs 1600, the family friendly ski-in ski-out village of Les Arc 1950 or the adrenaline fuelled off-piste Mecca that is the Bellecôte glacier, there are hundreds of features within this ski area that keeps its many British visitors returning year on year.
In the summer, Paradiski remains an attractive destination. The cycling route from Bourg Sainte Maurice to Les Arcs 1950 was the section of the 1996 Tour de France which famously ‘broke’ champion Miguel Indurain, and many flock to the area in the summer months to test their mettle.
Away from cycling, there are two 18-hole golf courses, many tennis courts, an 800m2 aquatic centre in Les Arcs 1800 and miles of fantastic hiking trails to enjoy.
- Altitude: 1250m – 3417m
- 425km of piste
- 2h30m from Geneva, 1h20m from Chambery
- Directly linked with Bourg Saint Maurice
- Bourg serviced by the Eurostar from London
Property For Sale in Paradiski
Arc 1950 - 301/303 Auberge Jerome,
These are two exceptional 1 bedroom apartments wonderfully situated right at the top end of the village in the beautiful and peaceful residence Auberge Jerome. The apartments have a very spacious (...)
Arc 1950 - 231 Auberge Jerome,
This lovely, newly refurbished 1 bedroom apartment has a habitable living area of 44.34m2 consisting of a large entrance hall with plenty of storage, leading through to an open-plan living/dining (...)
ARC 1950 - 517 Hameau du Glacier,
CLASSIC FREEHOLD Stunning 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment with 52.61 m2 of living space. This bright and spacious property has a lovely open plan kitchen, living and dining room featuring a (...)
ARC 1950 - 350 Manoir Savoie,
CLASSIC FREEHOLD This charming 1 bedroom apartment is located in Manoir Savoie and has a habitable living area of 38.m2. The apartment entrance leads into the modern kitchen, connected to the (...)
Arc 1950 - 333 Auberge Jerome,
Stunning and spacious 4 bedroom duplex apartment on the second/third floor of the sought-after Auberge Jerome residence. This property has a large living area, with a corner kitchen made distinct and (...)
Arc 1950 - 4056 Jardins de la Cascade,
Fantastic 1 bedroom apartment located in the charming Jardins de la Cascade. The apartment has a total accommodation of 41.15 sqm and a lovely 4.48 sqm balcony with beautiful views over the village (...)