School Ski Trips to Les Arcs

School Ski Trips to Les Arcs

Les Arcs is a popular resort for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels, as it ensures reliable snow conditions throughout the season. This is an ideal school ski trip destination, as there are runs to accommodate all abilities. 

Les Arcs is a comprehensive and varied ski area, as it combines eisey-Vallandry and La Plagne, Les Arcs forms part of the massive Paradiski. This resort is particularly great for beginners, making it the ideal choice for secondary school students with little to no ski experience. There are plenty of wide, high-altitude runs as well as specific "ski tranquille" zones for novices to practice their skills.

Booking a school ski trip to Les Arcs

This high altitude resort is a fantastic destination for school ski trips, as the snowfall is reliable and the runs are varied. Skiable areas in Les Arcs have an altitude spanning from 810 to 3226m. Benefits of booking a school ski trip to Les Arcs include:

  • 425km of pistes 
  • Reliable snowfall
  • Dedicated zones for novices
  • Well-groomed, wide runs 
  • Varied terrain for skiers and snowboarders
  • Instructors use the ski evolutif method (start with shorter skis)
  • 261 total runs
  • 135 blue runs
  • 77 red runs
  • 37 black runs
  • 190 lifts

Watch our Les Arcs resort video

Your Les Arcs Ski Itinerary

Trip duration can be tweaked based on your requirements. 

Morning Afternoon Evening
Day 1 Pick up from school & travel to Dover/Folkestone for channel crossing & overnight coach travel to resort
Day 2 Arrive in resort & check into hotel. Ski fit & welcome talk/fire safety with NST Rep.
Day 3 Meet ski instructors & divide into ski groups. Ski lessons. Ski lessons Evening activity
Days 4-7 Ski lessons Ski lessons Evening activity
Day 8 Check out of hotel rooms. Ski lessons. Ski lessons. Return ski equipment & return to hotel to change. Depart resort for overnight coach travel
Day 9 Arrive at Calais for channel crossing & return journey to school
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Days 4-7
  • Day 8
  • Day 9
Morning Pick up from school & travel to Dover/Folkestone for channel crossing & overnight coach travel to resort
Afternoon
Evening
Morning Arrive in resort & check into hotel. Ski fit & welcome talk/fire safety with NST Rep.
Afternoon
Evening
Morning Meet ski instructors & divide into ski groups. Ski lessons.
Afternoon Ski lessons
Evening Evening activity
Morning Ski lessons
Afternoon Ski lessons
Evening Evening activity
Morning Check out of hotel rooms. Ski lessons.
Afternoon Ski lessons. Return ski equipment & return to hotel to change.
Evening Depart resort for overnight coach travel
Morning Arrive at Calais for channel crossing & return journey to school
Afternoon
Evening

Price Shown includes

  • Executive coach transport from & to school & throughout your trip
  • Channel crossing
  • 6 nights' full board accommodation including evening meal on last day 
  • 6-day ski equipment hire including helmets
  • 6-day lift pass
  • Ski school lessons 4 hrs instruction per day for 6 days, 1 to 12 ratio
  • Services of a dedicated NST Ski Rep 
  • 'In-house’ evening entertainment programme
  • Après ski pre-booking service
  • Snow guarantee 
  • 1 in 8 free place ratio 
  • Group travel winter sports insurance

Dedicated NST Les Arcs Ski Rep

Your Ski Rep will support you throughout your stay, they’ll assist and support you in the running of your ski programme. 

  • Liaise with ski school & your hotel
  • Assist with collection of lift passes
  • Assist with organisation of ski fit
  • Deliver a free in-house evening entertainment programme
  • Co-ordinate local après-ski activities
  • Undertake health & safety checks & arrange a fire drill

Les Arcs resort facts

  • Inclusive lift pass: 6 day Les Arcs pass (Paradiski available at a supplement)
  • Lifts to: 3226m
  • Total number of lifts: 60 (190 inc La Plagne)
  • Marked pistes: 200km (425km inc La Plagne)
  • Longest run: 7km
  • Ski bus included: Yes
  • Lift pass photo required: No
  • Snow cannon coverage: 20%

Les Arcs ski runs & piste map

  • Green Runs: 10
  • Blue Runs: 51
  • Red Runs: 38
  • Black Runs: 18

Gentle slopes are available for beginners with some breathtaking descents for more advanced skiers.

Download piste map


Les Arcs après-ski activities

  • Shops/Cafés: Peisey-Vallandry
  • Swimming: Bourg St. Maurice
  • Ice skating: Les Arcs 1800 / Bourg St. Maurice
  • Bowling: Les Arcs 1800 / Belle Plagne

We also include a programme of free in-house evening entertainment at each of our hotels and centres.


Sample accommodation option for Les Arcs

Le Chalet du Bon Air
A traditional stone-built mountain hotel located in the hamlet of Nancroix with accommodating owners experienced in welcoming school groups.

  • Single occupancy

This is only a sample of our entire range, so for expert advice on accommodation to suit your group’s specific needs, speak to one of our Educational Travel Advisors.

 


Giving you full support throughout

Before your tour

  • Your own dedicated NST contact
  • Bespoke tour itineraries
  • Unrivalled local knowledge & expertise
  • Curriculum linked visit programmes
  • Great value for money - no hidden costs
  • Free group leader inspection visits
  • Risk assessment guidance
  • Safety assured, transport, accommodation and visits

Whilst you're away

  • Free educational resources
  • Group-friendly accommodation
  • Exceptional standards of coaching
  • On-tour support from our reps on the ground
  • Support & assistance from our specialists guides throughout your tour
  • 24/7 support just a call away
  • Extensive group travel insurance

On your return

  • Priority rebooking services
  • Rewarding your loyalty with our reward scheme
  • You say, we listen - we're committed to continuously improving our tours
  • School travel company of choice since 1967