Les Arcs Ski School

Our Les Arcs Ski School is centrally located in the extensive Paradiski ski area. Our team of instructors offer ski, snowboard, group and private lessons to any age or ability. So whether it’s your first time or you want to ski the North Face of the Bellecotte, we’ve got it covered.

Our team is passionate about the outdoors. When the instructors aren’t on snow, they learn new languages, go hiking, swim, or travel the world. Our ski school in Les Arcs wants to help you reach your goals, challenge yourself, and discover more the mountain has on offer.

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Les Arcs at a Glance

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Night Skiing

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Nearest International Airport

Geneva, Chambery or Lyon

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Ski School Meeting Point

Where you’ll meet your instructor

Group Lessons – The New Generation Les Arcs 2000 Ski School meeting point is between the tourist office and the lift pass office. It is easily accessible from Arcs 1950 as well. Please get in touch to discuss options if you’re staying in another level of Les Arcs.

Private Lessons – We are happy to meet elsewhere in Les Arcs.

Choose Your Lesson Type

Custom Experiences

Tailored for each client
Adaptive Ski Lessons

Adaptive ski lessons are enabling more people to participate in snowsports with the greatest possible level of independence.

Bespoke business packages
Corporate Lessons

Whether it’s making lunch reservations using our extensive local knowledge, or taking your group heliskiing. So why not let us organise your corporate booking this year?

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Les Arcs FAQ’s

Airport Transfers

If you’re arriving by air then you’ll probably fly into either Grenoble, Lyon or Geneva. The following transfer companies offer airport transfers, either private or sometimes shared:



It’s about a 9hr drive once in France to reach Les Arcs. The benefits of driving are no luggage restrictions and the option of an extra day skiing during a week’s holiday but the tolls can be quite pricey on the motorways so something to consider.


Eurostar runs direct day trains to the French Alps on Saturdays between December-April and direct night trains on Fridays from January-April.

Trains leave from St Pancras International in London and Ashford in Kent, direct to Bourg-Saint-Maurice then you can use the funicular and the free shuttle buses to get around Les Arcs area.

Here’s a list of our favourite tour operators in Les Arcs:

Alpine Elements
Catered ski chalets at sensible prices in Les Arcs.

Ski holidays from this trusted British tour operator.

Alpine Motion
Beautiful alpine chalets in the traditional village of Pesiey-Nancroix.

Go Alpine
Quality chalets and apartments in Peisey-Vallandry.

Move Mountains
Handpicked ski holidays.

Ski Olympic
One of the friendliest chalet/hotels companies around. In Vallandry Ski Olympic run the chalet La Foret.

Ski Beat
Independent chalet company – run by experienced and enthusiastic skiers.

Ski Hiver
The first chalet operator to open in Peisey.

Ski Total
Great value skiing holidays for everyone.

A selection of chalets to choose from for great value ski holidays.

Snow Chateaux
A family run catered chalet company with 10 chalets in the Les Arcs, La Plagne area. Traditional, catered chalets in France’s top resorts.

White Stripe Mountain Lodge
White Stripe Mountain Lodge’s Chalet Iris is an independently run ski chalet in the heart of Paradiski – a real home-from-home in the mountains.

Whitebeam Chalets
Family run catered chalets in Peisey-Vallandry, Les Arcs, in traditional snow-sure villages of Peisey and Nancroix.

And some of the agents with whom you can book stays in Les Arcs:

Alpine Answers
Free ski holiday booking service in 150+ resorts. Over 1,200 chalets and hundreds of hotels ranging in size from 2 to 200 people.

Altitude Holidays
Small, flexible, owner-run company.

Erna Low
Personalized ski holiday and short ski breaks.

Independent Mountain
Catered and self-catered chalets & apartments in the French Alps.

Much Better Adventures
Active holidays direct from Independent Operators.

My Chalet Finder
A website specialising in self-catering chalets and apartments across the world’s top ski resorts.

Powder Beds
Ski accommodation specialists.

Ski Independence
Travel agent specialising in ski vacations.

Ski Holiday Company – run by skiers for skiers.

Ski Solutions
Luxury ski resort travel and accommodation.

Ski deals and cheap holidays with the biggest tour operators in Les Arcs.

An up and coming ski agency who will find you exactly what you want! Best prices, best advice.

Webcams can be found on the official Les Arcs website.


The official website of the local tourist board.


A useful website with information about the best places to ski, eat and drink.

Doctors – Head to the main medical center, just as you come into the  Les Arcs 1950 village it will be on your left. Also in Plan Peisey is the Cabinet Médical, Quartier du Soleil. The medical center is located in the middle of the resort, just by the pharmacy. They provide general medicine, sports medicine, and radiology.

Pharmacy – Para Store located at Place Olympique Résidence Les Lanchettes Arc 200. In Peisey-Vallandry there is a Pharmacie de l’Ours Neige et Soleil.

There’s plenty to keep non-skiers busy in Les Arcs. From tobogganing to paragliding, dog sledding to the or igloo village, there is something for everyone in your group.

Mille8 – La Piscine – Arc 1800: This huge 3800m² centre incorporates an outdoor and indoor swimming pool, water jets, bubble beds, massage jets, fitness room with gym and cardio equipment, spa with 2 steam rooms and 2 saunas, relaxation room and showers.

Centre Équestre Ranch El Colorado: The “Ranch El Colorado” equestrian centre is open all year round and offers activities based around the horse in an enjoyable atmosphere: rides, riding lessons and courses. carriage driving, ski jeering and riding shows.

Other activities you can try out are snowshoeing, walking routes, spas, visits to churches and chapels as well as Baroque Paths, farm visits, and much more. You can find more details here.

Need help with your booking?
Give us a call, we’re here for you.

UK office: +44 1462 674 000
Lines open: Monday – Friday 9:00 – 17:00 UK


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