Doorstep skiing
220km skiing
World-class resort

Resort Information

Best for:

Consisting of several purpose-built villages, as well as a few pre-existing villages that have been adapted to accommodate skiers, La Plagne is an extensive resort. In fact, it holds the world record for the number of linked ski lifts, with a staggering 108! Each village is unique, so you can choose the perfect base for your school ski trip to France. So whether your priority is budget, convenience or atmosphere, we’ll have an option to suit you. The villages are all self-contained, each offering a range of restaurants and après-ski activities.

Skiing Information

Any beginners in your group will be positively spoilt for choice, thanks to the numerous beginner slopes. The majority of the ski area sits on what is actually a gently sloping plateau, making this a great choice for first-timers. That being said, La Plagne is also an intermediate skier’s paradise, as the slopes for this level of ability are superb. And for more advanced skiers, there are some challenging black runs to try. There's also a great snowpark, boardercross and half-pipe, to keep your snowboarders happy. With a top piste altitude of 3250m, this resort is high enough to ensure good snow coverage. La Plagne is also linked to Les Arcs via the ‘Paradiski’ cable car, making it one of the largest ski areas in France and, in fact, the world, with a whopping 425km of skiing!





Total Piste

225 km

Top Piste Altitude

3250 m

Longest Run

6 km

Transfer time to resort

3 hours via air, 13 hours from Calais

Vertical drop

2000 m



No. lifts


Snow making coverage

417 Cannons

Snow Park



Aprés-Ski at La Plagne

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1 Creating Your Perfect Trip

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3 After you've booked

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I love seeing all the students and teachers out enjoying their trip making life long memories together!– Abigail Winch Ski Tours Operations Manager

Don't take our word for it …

Fantastic little resort with good skiing for beginners and intermediates. Food and hotel staff were superb. Great trip. — Duchess's Community High School

Your School Trip is Fully Protected

As a fully-accredited school travel company, booking with Halsbury Travel offers you complete peace of mind. Our accreditations are your guarantee that:

  • Your school trip will be fully financially protected
  • Your group's safety will be prioritised
  • Your trip will be a quality educational experience
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Safety prioritised

As an Assured Member of the School Travel Forum (STF) we have an effective Safety Management System in place.

As well as reassuring you that your group's safety will be prioritised at all times, this will also help you to meet your due diligence and reduces the amount of External Provider paperwork required.

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Our Accreditations

We are a Member of ABTA, which means we are obliged to maintain a high standard of service to you by ABTA’s Code of Conduct.

Quality educational experiences

The Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge is your reassurance that Halsbury Travel is committed to offering LOtC activities that are safe and beneficial to learning.

Financial protection for coach tours

For non-flight packages, the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT) provides financial protection under The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 for Halsbury Travel (5493), and in the event of their insolvency. ABTOT cover provides for a refund in the event you have not yet travelled or repatriation if transportation was included in your package. Please note that bookings made outside the UK are only protected by ABTOT when purchased directly with Halsbury Travel. 

Financial protection for flight trips

All air tours and flights arranged by us are also **ATOL protected**. Our ATOL number is ATOL 5079. Protection extends primarily to customers who book and pay in the United Kingdom.