In the summer, Les Arcs is a boom in all woods (video)

“In the face of climate change and after two seasons interrupted by the pandemic, the mountain is waking up groggy and thinking that better distributed economic activity during the summer spreads its wings! Les Arcs tourism office is more focused than ever on the summer season this year.” at Arcs-Bourg Saint Maurice From the start, the pioneers believed that summer should be a strong season. But we are redoubling our efforts to make spring and fall better known, two seasons that, as all locals know, have undeniable charm. »

Alpine yoga. – Raj Bundhoo

The station, which was built at the end of the seventies, officially reopened this year on June 11! “Get ready to discover Les Arcs with a completely different look,” the entertainment team assures. Enjoy the kilometers of hiking trails, and Les Arcs/Peisey-Vallandry bike park routes. Not to mention the many activities that a HERO Les Arcs subscription offers! »

cyclist paradise…

For those who love to ride in all its forms, the Arcs-Bourg Saint Maurice destination has all the advantages:

– A legendary column for lovers of climbing the little queen, such as Iseran, Petit Saint Bernard, Cormet de Roselend …

– A bike park that allows for all disciplines, from DH to easy family outings. Les Arcs / Peisey-Vallandry bike park is also a reference in the world of mountain biking! It has an area of ​​149 km of slopes that can be accessed from all levels.

– Fun events and sponsorship providers to supervise you.

… Hikers and golfers

“For a long time, the mountains seemed to be reserved for accomplished athletes, those who love hard work. We must forget this image of Epinal,” we affirm at the Tourist Office. “Today’s facilities allow everyone, even the least brave, to take advantage of the high-altitude landscape through cable transport and walk on plateaus or ridge lines. A view of the mountain is more horizontal than vertical.” themselves.

It is also possible to correct your swing and set it in the Alps! The Arks Golf Course offers two courses spread over an area of ​​60 hectares: an 18-hole certified golf course and an 8-hole Pochett mini course. Plus three green fields, an indoor driving range, and two exposed eight-column sets. Open from 25 June to 4 September 2022.

mountain of activities

About forty activities for all ages can also be accessed with a pass. Supervised activities or free admission thanks to HERO Cool: laser biathlon, trail, fitness, water games, archery, climbing, swimming pools, circus, adventure parks, trampolines, inflatable structures, mini quads or even mini golf …

Fabulous swimming pool inside and out.
Fabulous swimming pool inside and out. – John Big

Finally, this balcony station offers one of the most beautiful panoramic views of the Alps, thanks to the very open landscape. Panorama of Nature and Architecture: Hotel Les Arcs is truly a resort with the name “The Magnificent Contemporary Architecture of the Twentieth Century”.

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Architectural Hajj

Do you know ? Les Arcs is the place of “pilgrimage” for architecture lovers! Especially for fans of the “Le Corbusier” trend. And, more precisely, fans of Charlotte Perriand, a close collaborator of the famous architect.

Skier, climber and mountaineer, Charlotte Perriand imagined the ideal ski resort in the 1930s: a project that “would climb up the slope to form a whole with every floor looking out over the horizon.”

At Les Arcs she will have the opportunity to embody her research and express the full extent of her wise talent.

The buildings are arranged perpendicular to the slope to improve the views. The terraces are raised, staggered from each other for privacy. Interior design is the focus on creativity. Everything was thought out according to the use: the open kitchen, the bench along the window, or the white plaster for better acoustic comfort. The apartments have no other face than the immensity of the mountains.

Throughout the year, the Les Arcs Tourist Office organizes architectural visits to Arc 1600 and Arc 1800, two of the estate’s sites, to discover Charlotte Perriand’s work on foot or on sleds and gauge the talent of this 20th-century key figure.

We tested the 4-star Mercure hotel from Arc 1800

Renovated in December 2019, just before the virus crisis, the Mercure Arc 1800 offers large rooms. We had a breathtaking view of the mountains and Bourg St Maurice below. We experienced one of the most impressive storms of our lives there…

This modern and cozy hotel has an indoor pool with sauna, hammam and fitness room, but above all an outdoor bubble bath that offers stunning panoramic views of the Pierra Menta and the Beaufortain mountain range.

We especially appreciate the wonderful restaurant, which serves generous, typical and somewhat healthy dishes.

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