Your holidays in La Plagne

Last update: 25/02/2021 at 17:13 AM
This page is updated according to developments in the situation.

Vos vacances

What to do at the moment in La Plagne?

We tell you everything! Everything we know... in any case. Following the government announcements of 20 January, the ski lifts will remain closed for the February holidays. We are waiting for new instructions for the rest of the season.

Concretely, what can we do (or not do)? Here is a short summary to see (a little) more clearly :-)

When is the resort opening?

Everyone who works in La Plagne (except those who work on the lifts, which will not be opening) are be delighted to welcome you since Saturday, December 19th. The Tourist Office is open at all our sites.

When is the ski area opening?

You have probably understood that you won’t be able to go skiing just yet...Following government announcements on 20 January, the ski lifts will remain closed for the February holidays. We are waiting for new instructions for the rest of the season.

Domaine skiable La Plagne

Is it a good idea to go on holiday to the mountains ?

Why would it not be a good idea?! Ok, we are quite far from the big towns and cities, but we are fully aware of the current situation and we have just one main consideration in mind: how to share our wide-open spaces quite safely.Tous masqués à La Plagne

Coming on a mountain holiday does not mean forgetting the health measures…far from it. We are constantly thinking of all the gestures that will keep you healthy, without compromising your beloved winter sports holiday and we are putting in place the measures recommended by the government, just like we did for the summer season.

According to order n°P073-2020-0290, the wearing of masks is mandatory everywhere in Savoie, indoors and outdoors. In valleys such as All Masks in La Plagne at altitude, in Montchavin les Coches as well as in Montalbert or Champagny en Vanoise, please respect this obligation.

Where can I stay?

-The easiest solution is to book via our travel agency: La Plagne Resort or through one of the resort’s real estate agencies.
-Our staff are happy to offer you any information you need on +33 (0)4 79 09 79 79 or by email to info@laplagneresort.com
All our accomodation

Where and how can we eat out ?

In the land of the raclette, this is a subject that is very close to our hearts! Like everywhere in France, the bars and restaurants won’t be opening before March. However, many of the restaurants will be proposing takeaway food. The best thing to do is to go to the Tourist Office when you arrive and our staff (who are all real foodies) will be able to offer suggestions.

All our restaurants


However, you will just have to get used to the idea that you will have to enjoy your fondue in your accommodation! Click here to see the places to go for your cheese and a fondue set: nos commerçants passionnés.

Fondue à La Plagne

 

 

 

 

 

What other shops will be open ?

The good news is that the bakeries, chemists and other shops are allowed to open and our lovely boutiques are full of great gift ideas. And, of course, that means you will be supporting local trade 😊
All our teams are currently mobilised to update the information on which of our shops are open or closed : retailers and services.

What outdoor activities are allowed?

A very good question and one that many of you are asking. There’s nothing like a little list to clarify the situation! We are, of course, updating the list as we get further confirmations.

Keeping the mountains fun this winter: :  The ten commandments to keep

AUTHORISED ACTIVITIES AND CONFIRMED OPENING

*Supervised winter sports such as snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and ski touring are possible in groups of 6 people maximum (for adults – even if the activity is accompanied by a professional) and in compliance with curfew regulations.
Supervised sports for groups of minors are not limited to 6 people (the professional accompanying the group must ensure that the health protocol is respected).

Free activities Accompagnied activities Family activities Children's courses

TIME TO START: SKIING OR SNOWBOARDING?

Débutant à La Plagne

| MAGIC CARPETS

The conveyor belts "Indiens" located in Plagne Centre, "Ourson" located in Plagne Bellecôte and "Belle Plagne"

  • "Indiens" in Plagne Centre : 9am-12 / 1pm-4:15pm tobogganers, skiers and snowboarders beginners
  • "Oursons" in Plagne Bellecôte : 9am-12 / 1pm-4:15pm only beginner skiers and snowboarders
  • | FROM FEBRUARY 6th | "Belle Plagne" : 9am-12 / 1pm-4:15pm only beginner skiers and snowboarders

 

SKIING...IN ITS OTHER FORMS

SKi de randonnee et ski de fond

| SKI TOURING

Free ski touring on marked out itineraries. Please note that outside these itineraries you will be in an unsecured natural area in the high mountains, even near urbanised areas. Individual practice under the full responsibility of each person.

 

4 ski touring itineraries starting from Montchavin-Les Coches, Montalbert, Plagne Bellecôte and Plagne Centre.

Find our ski touring tutorial here !

 

| CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

Cross-country skiing. All the trails are traced, marked and secured. See all the itineraries here. More info here.

Cross-country or multi-activity itineraries in Champagny-en-Vanoise, Montalbert, Montchavin-Les Coches, and high altitude sites.

A WIDE RANGE OF ACTIVITIES

| SNOWSHOES AND PEDESTRIANS

More than 100 km of pedestrian, snowshoe or multi-activity trails

 

| SKATING RINKS
min. age 2 years

Skating rinks in Plagne Centre, Plagne Bellecôte and Montchavin - Les Coches

 

| SLEDGING
min. age 2 years

Sledging close to villages in Bellecôte, Aime 2000, Plagne Centre, Belle Plagne, Montchavin les Coches, Plagne Montalbert and Champagny en Vanoise

 

| ESCAPES GAMES
min. age 8 years

Outdoor escape-games in Plagne Bellecôte

 

 

| SWIMMING POOL

| FROM FEBRUARY 7th |

Champagny en Vanoise outdoor swimming pool open every afternoon from 2pm to 5pm. Single rate at 5 €.

 

| FROM FEBRUARY 10TH |

Magic Pool Plagne Bellecôte

Please note that the swimming pool cannot accommodate minors for unsupervised practices.

 

FOCUS : CHAMPAGNY NORDIC AREA

| NORDIC AREA

The Nordic area in Champagny-en-Vanoise

-cross-country ski

-ski-snowshoe and hiking

- trails-sledging area

- sculpted ice grotto

 

TIME TO START: SKIING OR SNOWBOARDING?

| KID'S GARDENS

Book with our ski schools and guides.

All our kid's garden aren't open.

 

| BEGINNERS  SKI & SNOWBOARD LESSONS

Private lessons

Spaces accessible via our conveyor belts located in Plagne Centre, Plagne Bellecôte and Belle Plagne [from february 6th].

Information and reservation at ski schools

 

SKIING...IN ITS OTHER FORMS

| SKI TOURING

Free ski touring on marked out itineraries. Please note that outside these itineraries you will be in an unsecured natural area in the high mountains, even near urbanised areas. Individual practice under the full responsibility of each person.

4 ski touring itineraries starting from Montchavin-Les Coches, Montalbert, Plagne Bellecôte and Plagne Centre.

Find our ski touring tutorial here !

 

| CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

Cross-country skiing. All the trails are traced, marked and secured. See all the itineraries here. More info here.

Cross-country or multi-activity itineraries in Champagny-en-Vanoise, Montalbert, Montchavin-Les Coches, and high altitude sites.

 

FOCUS : CHAMPAGNY NORDIC AREA

| NORDIC AREA

The Nordic area in Champagny-en-Vanoise

-cross-country ski

-ski-snowshoe and hiking

- trails-sledging area

- sculpted ice grotto

A WIDE RANGE OF ACTIVITIES

| SNOWSHOES

Book with our ski schools and guides

 

| BOBSLEIGH

| FROM FEBRUARY 6th |
min. age 12yrs and/or 1m30

Olympic bobsleigh track, unique in France. You can already book.

 

| ESCAPES GAMES
min. age 8yrs

Outdoor escape-games in Plagne Bellecôte

 

| SWIMMING POOL

| FROM FEBRUARY 7th |

Champagny en Vanoise outdoor swimming pool open every afternoon from 2pm to 5pm. Single rate at 5 €.

 

| WELL-BEING

Information and reservations with each service provider.

 

| BIATHLON

Location : Champagny en Vanoise

Information and reservation at ski school

 

| SKI JOERING

Min age 7-8yrs

A Champagny en Vanoise

 

| DOG SLEDDING
min. age 2yrs

Dog sled outings

 

| HOT AIR BALLOONING
min.age 6yrs

Hot air ballooning in Champagny-en-Vanoise

| FROM FEBRUARY 16th | In Plagne Montalbert every Wednesday from 10am to 1pm. Information at the tourist office.

 

| PARAPENT

Special Winter 2021 flight, booking with Air La Plagne.


Timetable : 8:45 / 9:45 / 10:45 / 12:00 / 13:00 / 14:00 / 15:00 / 16:00
Flight time: about 15 minutes.
Maximum weight: 90kg

 

| ZIP LINES
min. age 12yrs & 20kg

In Plagne Centre and Belle Plagne

 

| SNOW BIKING

Book with  EL Pro, Snow panthers et Peb Evasion


 

| SNAKE GLISS
min. age 8yrs

| FROM FEBRUARY 6th |

Location :  Montchavin-les Coches

A line of sleds attached to each other wind down the slope

 

| YOONER

| FROM FEBRUARY 6th |

Location :  Montchavin-les Coches

Slide down the slopes comfortably seated on a seat.

 

| AIRBOARD
min. age 12yrs

| FROM FEBRUARY 6th |

Location :  Montchavin-les Coches

An inflatable sled on which we lengthen in flat - stomach, the head forward!

 

| ELECTRIC SCOOTERS

| FROM FEBRUARY 6th |

Location :  Montchavin-les Coches

Information at the tourist office

 

| SWINCAR

| FROM FEBRUARY 6th |

Location : Montalbert

A 100% electric, all-terrain, articulated vehicle for a beautifully silent ride so that you can really enjoy the surrounding environment.

 

| MOUNTAINBOARD, HOVERBOARD, OVERKART
Min. age 12yrs

Where : Montchavin-les Coches

Here are 3 new ways to get around: mountainboard, hoverboard & overkart !

 

| PONY AND DONKEY RIDES

Min. age 3yrs

Book with Le Forperet in Plagne Montalbert

 

| LAST TRACK

In yooner, snooc, skakegliss or airboard enjoy the descent at the end of the day with the ESF of Plagne Montalbert.

TIME TO START: SKIING OR SNOWBOARDING?

Débuter à La Plagne

| MAGIC CARPETS

The conveyor belts "Indiens" located in Plagne Centre, "Ourson" located in Plagne Bellecôte and "Belle Plagne"

  • "Indiens" in Plagne Centre : 9am-12 / 1pm-4:15pm tobogganers, skiers and snowboarders beginners
  • "Oursons" in Plagne Bellecôte : 9am-12 / 1pm-4:15pm only beginner skiers and snowboarders
  • | FROM FEBRUARY 6th | "Belle Plagne" : 9am-12 / 1pm-4:15pm only beginner skiers and snowboarders

 

| KID'S GARDENS

Book with our ski schools and guides.

All our kid's garden aren't open.

 

| BEGINNERS  SKI & SNOWBOARD LESSONS

Private lessons

Spaces accessible via our conveyor belts located in Plagne Centre, Plagne Bellecôte and Belle Plagne [from february 6th].

Information and reservation at ski schools

 

 

SKIING...IN ITS OTHER FORMS

| SKI TOURING

Free ski touring on marked out itineraries. Please note that outside these itineraries you will be in an unsecured natural area in the high mountains, even near urbanised areas. Individual practice under the full responsibility of each person.

4 ski touring itineraries starting from Montchavin-Les Coches, Montalbert, Plagne Bellecôte and Plagne Centre.

Find our ski touring tutorial here !

 

| CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

Cross-country skiing. All the trails are traced, marked and secured. See all the itineraries here. More info here.

Cross-country or multi-activity itineraries in Champagny-en-Vanoise, Montalbert, Montchavin-Les Coches, and high altitude sites.

 

FOCUS : CHAMPAGNY NORDIC AREA

| NORDIC AREA

The Nordic area in Champagny-en-Vanoise

-cross-country ski

-ski-snowshoe and hiking

- trails-sledging area

- sculpted ice grotto

 

A WIDE RANGE OF ACTIVITIES

| SNOWSHOES

Book with our ski schools and guides

 

 

| BOBSLEIGH

| FROM FEBRUARY 6th |
min. age 12yrs and/or 1m30

Olympic bobsleigh track, unique in France. You can already book.

 

| SKATING RINKS
min age 2yrs

Skating rinks in Plagne Centre, Plagne Bellecôte & Montchavin - Les Coches

 

| SLEDGING
min. age 2yrs

Sledging close to villages in Bellecôte, Aime 2000, Plagne Centre, Belle Plagne, Montchavin les Coches, Plagne Montalbert and Champagny en Vanoise

 

| ESCAPES GAMES
min. age 8yrs

Outdoor escape-games in Plagne Bellecôte

 

 

| SWIMMING POOL

| FROM FEBRUARY 7th |

Champagny en Vanoise outdoor swimming pool open every afternoon from 2pm to 5pm. Single rate at 5 €.

 

| BIATHLON

Location : Champagny en Vanoise

Information and reservation at ski school

 

| SKI JOERING

min age 7-8yrs

A Champagny en Vanoise

 

 

| DOG SLEDDING
min. age 2yrs

Dog sled outings

 

 

| HOT AIR BALLOONING
min.age 6yrs

Hot air ballooning in Champagny-en-Vanoise

| FROM FEBRUARY 16th | In Plagne Montalbert every Wednesday from 10am to 1pm. Information at the tourist office.

 


 

| ZIP LINES
min. age 12yrs & 20kg

In Plagne Centre and Belle Plagne

 

 

| SNOW BIKING

Book with  EL Pro, Snow panthers et Peb Evasion

 

| SKIDOO
min. age 12yrs

Book your session with:

EL Pro, Snow panthers et Peb Evasion

 

 

| SNAKE GLISS
min. age 8yrs

| FROM FEBRUARY 6th |

Location :  Montchavin-les Coches

A line of sleds attached to each other wind down the slope

 

| YOONER

| FROM FEBRUARY 6th |

Location :  Montchavin-les Coches

Slide down the slopes comfortably seated on a seat.

 

| AIRBOARD
min. age 12yrs

| FROM FEBRUARY 6th |

Location :  Montchavin-les Coches

An inflatable sled on which we lengthen in flat - stomach, the head forward!

 

| ELECTRIC SCOOTERS

| FROM FEBRUARY 6th |

Location :  Montchavin-les Coches

Information at the tourist office

 

| SWINCAR

| FROM FEBRUARY 6th |

Location : Montalbert

A 100% electric, all-terrain, articulated vehicle for a beautifully silent ride so that you can really enjoy the surrounding environment.

 

| MOUNTAINBOARD, HOVERBOARD, OVERKART
Min. age 12yrs

Where : Montchavin-les Coches

Here are 3 new ways to get around: mountainboard, hoverboard & overkart !

 

| PONY AND DONKEY RIDES

Min. age 3yrs

Book with Le Forperet in Plagne Montalbert

 

| LAST TRACK

In yooner, snooc, skakegliss or airboard enjoy the descent at the end of the day with the ESF of Plagne Montalbert.

| FROM FEBRUARY 6th|

ESF Plagne Centre - Youth club: slalom and tobogganing, mini football tournament, laser rifle shooting, mini Olympics, tobogganing gymkana, dodge ball, snow walk. _ 6/15 years old
Possibility of half-day or week-long registration. Réservation par mail : resa@esf-plagne.com

ESF Champagny en Vanoise - Multi-activity course: cross-country skiing, biathlon, snowshoeing, introduction to snowboarding and to research with DVA (avalanche victim detector) _ 6/12 years old

Snowshoe Academy - Snowshoe Junior Academy: Via snowshoe and sledge walks: getting to know the mountain environment, getting to know the stones, the animals in the forest, the snow conditions, avalanche risk prevention, stories, tales and legends _ 6/12 years old

Oxygène - group lessons beginner ski 3 years + / snowboard course 5 years + / private cross-country ski lessons 10 years + / private ski touring lessons 12 years + / superluge 14 years + / snowshoe walk 6 years +.

El Pro - Avalanche Prevention and Research Session _ Teens/Adults

 

Our activity map

Altitude Champagny Montalbert Montchavin Vallée

Plan activités La Plagne

Plan activités Champagny

Plan activités Montalbert

Plan Montchavin-les Coches

Plan hiver La Plagne Vallée

Download our actiity map- LA Plagne altitude & villages  Dowload the map of La Plagne Vallée

What indoor activities can I do ?

You will also have to wait to enjoy our cinemas and museums till further instructions. Once again, remember that the national instructions also apply in stations.

-the cinemas
-the Heritage Museum in Plagne Centre
-the Espace Glacialis in Champagny-en-Vanoise

 

Maison du patrimoine de Plagne Centre

 

 

 

 

Will there be entertainment?

What a question! You can see all the entertainment planned in the different vilages here.

Noël à La Plagne

 

 

 

 

Where can we get information when we arrive?

That’s not a problem, since all our Tourist Offices are open since December 19th. Our brilliant staff will be delighted to welcome you and answer all your questions. And, before you get here, there are several different methods of contacting them:

-by phone, on (+33) 4 79 09 02 01
-by email to info@la-plagne.com
-on our website, via a live chat with our staff (on any page, you can just click on "Une question?")
-on our website again, you can book a video appointment with one of our resort specialists

Office de Tourisme Plagne Centre

 

 

 

 

What about transport and car parks?

First and foremost, let us reassure you that you will have no problems getting around! There is a free bus service running between the altitude sites, with a timetable that complies with curfew obligations. The lift links will be closed (since yes, they are part of the ski area) and replaced by a bus service. This includes the Télébus in Plagne Villages, the Télémétro in Plagne Aime 2000, the Roche de Mio gondola which normally runs between Plagne Bellecôte and Belle Plagne, and the Télébufette between Montchavin and Les Coches.
Our tip: the Mov'in La Plagne application which allows you to follow your shuttle in altitude and in Montchavin les Coches in real time. Downloadable from the Play Store or the Apple Store.

The covered carparks will be accessible and paying but the outdoor parking (on the road) will be free (it is Christmas after all!).

Will there be anyone to look after the children?

Some of the children’s ski gardens are open. See ski schools to book.
The day care centres in Plagne Centre and Montchavin - Les Coches can take your little ones, Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm, remember to book!
The day care centres in Belle Plagne and the leisure centres remain closed.
Find all the information for your family here.

What health measures will be in place in the resort?

To see the health measures in place in the resort, please see our page La Plagne is taking care of you, which is regularly updated.

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