Located in the heart of the Tarentaise, on the edge of the Vanoise Massif in the Savoie Mont-Blanc region, Les Arcs is a network of 4 independent resorts: Arc 1800 is at the foot of Aiguille Grive and is formed by a group of 4 villages (Charvet, Villards, Charmettoger and Chantel). All residences there are south-west facing and mingle architecturally with the resort's natural surroundings. Free shuttle buses run between the 4 sites of Les Arcs.
CHILDREN > The "Pomme d'Api" nursery: 3 months - 6 years. > "La Cachette" nursery: 4 months - 6 years.
OTHER ACTIVITIES > Mountaineering > Via ferrata > Climbing > Hiking (700km of trails) > Mountain biking > Paragliding > Aqua centre with swimming pool and waterslide > Archery > Tennis > Squash > Circus school > Adventure course > Horse-riding > Golf > Fishing > Multi-activity card "TOP TONUS" (payable locally) > Bar, restaurant, night-club...
PRACTICAL INFORMATION The resort has all the required facilities for you to spend a great holiday: > Shuttle bus service operating from the train station and the airport. > Doctors and pharmacies. > Swimming pool. > Restaurants serving local specialties.
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