The construction of La Plagne (Eng.: Alpine Meadows) as a ski region first began in 1960, between the Valley Isere and the 3,400 high Dome de Bellecote. Just one year later, the first lifts began working and in the course of the year the artificial villages were created around Plagne Centre. Later the designers rather wanted to create a cosy atmosphere and turned towards the chalet style to create their buildings, and so besides the large concrete living blocks, La Plange also offers quaint apartment complexes now. Today there are various stations, each with a different appearance. This is best observed in the evening in the cosy restaurants, as they begin to serve the local savoury dishes, and in La Plagne Centre where the party scene comes into swing. The ten stations are connected throughout the day until 1:00 am through a complimentary shuttle bus, and occasionally with gondolas.
Remember if you don't find quite what you are looking for you can always give us a call. We are ready to help you find your perfect alpine holiday. Or perhaps you might like to consider an alternative destination? For example have you considered Zell am See in Austria? - When hiring a ski chalet in Zell am See you will enjoy a real one off, this charming lakeside town has varied local slopes and a very worthwhile glacier option in nearby Kaprun. Or perhaps as a possible alternative suggestion how about Cavalese in Italy? - The Cavalese ski resort is an unspoiled medieval town in Val di Fiemme, with lifts up to the Alpe Cermis slopes. Part of the fabulously scenic Trentino region, this area deserves to be better known on the UK market. Check out our sister site www.ski-apartments-italy.co.uk for some great deals on chalets and apartment rentals in Cavalese. [Less]