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by: Hadleigh Tomlinson - 27th February 2020

  • 2
  • 3Beginner
  • 5Intermediate
  • 4Expert
  • 5All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3Family Friendly
  • 1Aprés Ski
  • 4Terrain Park
  • 2Overall Value
Nice variety of pistes

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There is a huge variety of different types of pistes so in terms of the skiing, there is something for everyone. There is an almost 2000 metre descent from the glacier down to Montchavin. La Plagne is basically made up of clusters of apartment buildings and hotels scattered around the mountain so there is no lively central hub, just several smaller centres. I was in Plagne Soleil which was boring but not quite as ugly as some of the other areas. The only good thing was that it was ski in/out. The worst thing about La Plagne is the overcrowding. 20 to 30 minutes queues at the lifts is not acceptable. It was only busy in the centre of the mountains, if you skied to Montalbert, Montchavin, Les Coches and Champagny it wasn't so bad. The worst queues were in Plagne Bellecotte, Plagne Soleil and Plagne Centre. There is even more apartments being built so unless they invest in more lifts, the situation is going to get worse so because of that I would not recommend going in February and I won't be returning.

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  • Hadleigh Tomlinson (27th February 2020)

    There is a huge variety of different types of pistes so in terms of the skiing, there is something for everyone. There...

  • andrew.thompson.28 (5th April 2019)

    Had an amazing week with Neilsons at Belle Plagne, w/c 18th March. Great location for getting to both La Plagne and Les...

  • Michael Hunt (7th March 2019)

    We went in the middle of January.Snow was okay, but not great (icy patches at the bottom).Don't go when school's are off...

  • Sharon Self (5th March 2019)

    Covered all la Plange last week was a lovely resort, but will make sure no Half-term as far too crowded.

  • Meade (20th February 2019)

    Great resort overall, no nightlife, piste very busy and overcrowded during half term. lifts shut at 4.15. still daylight to 6.30 so...

  • anonymous (8th March 2018)

    An amazing place to ski and is great value. The nightlife is non existent but that works for us. Easy to get...

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