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Arc 1950 Le Village

Michael March 20th, 2012

As any parent will know, choosing the right resort can either make or break a family ski holiday. We looked at lots of options before deciding on Le Village Arc 1950 and I don’t think we could have chosen better.

Le Village Arc 1950 is only around 10 years old but has been built in the Savoyarde style so feels very much like an authentic French ski resort. It has been designed to make everything as hassle free as possible and this includes being able to ski from every residence to the slopes and also ski through the middle of the village.  Arc 1950 is not only ski-in, ski-out but also ski through! Everything is within easy walking distance with nothing more than a few minutes away and even the two slopes for younger children and complete beginners are within the village, making life easy for parents and at the same time adding to the feeling that everything is safe and secure.

Husky rides through Arc 1950 village

Le Village Arc 1950 has been designed with families in mind and the vast majority of guests are holidaying with their children. This isn’t the resort for anyone looking for full on après ski – we didn’t witness any dancing in ski boots and any noise in the evenings came from kids sledging around the village.

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Ski Independence go skiing!

The Team January 27th, 2012

On Wednesday we lose 2 members of the Ski Independence team as they pack up their bags and make their way to Utah to lead the Daily Mail Ski and Snowboard Magazine reader trip.  Starting in Park City and visiting Deer Valley, Snowbird and Canyons along the way, Annika our Groups Manager and Eve one of our Reservation Consultants, along with  Henry Druce and Dave Watts, editors of the magazine and British Ex-Olympic skier Martin Bell, will spend 8 days skiing 6 of Utah’s 14 resorts.

Following on from yesterday’s blog ‘Where do Ski Independence Staff Ski’ below you will find the rest of the team’s ski plans this winter. Read the rest of this entry »

Arc 1950 – Great Value Extras for Families

Vicky November 15th, 2011

Les Arcs 1950 Le Village – now kids rent free!

Book your family holiday to Arc 1950 Le Village and make great savings on your ski and snowboard rentals, plus benefit from great value Family Lift Passes, all winter!

It makes a huge difference being able to book all your extras before you leave the UK and we can reserve lift passes, ski rental and ski school in many of the European resorts that we feature.  Book your holiday to Les Arcs 1950 this winter we can pre-book all your equipment rental, lift passes and tuition, meaning you can get on with enjoying your holiday as soon as you arrive in resort. Read the rest of this entry »

Family Time in Les Arcs 1950

John April 14th, 2010

John Bennett, Chairman of Ski Independence, is currently out in Les Arcs staying at Le Village with his family. Here is a short report from his stay so far…

This trip was all about taking one of the grandchildren with us and so school holidays dictated dates.  Now ,I’m not a fan of late season skiing but this trip – so far – has changed my view.

Arcs 1950 was developed by Intrawest, the Canadian company that operates Whistler and a number of other resorts in North America.   They have created a great village atmosphere high up in the Tarantaise with quality accommodation. The snow covered main street means everything is ski-in and ski-out – brilliant with kids involved and lined with a sufficiency of shops, bars and restaurants. 

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