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La Plagne is a ski resort in the heart of the world-famous French Alps. Over two and a half million people visit La Plagne every ski season, which makes it the most popular ski resort in the world. The beauty of LA Plagne in winter, alongside it’s amazing mountains, hotels, services and ski slopes make it the perfect ski destination!
La Plagne was transformed into a ski resort in the 1960’s in order to save the vast mountainous valleys from becoming deserted. In the space of 60 years, this area has gone from being at risk of desertion to the world’s most popular ski resort. If you’re an avid skier, a visit to La Plagne is a must do in your lifetime!
La Plagne is a huge ski resort, and due to the number of visitors it gets every year it has amenities and services for all ages. Families, couples or friends that have a passion for skiing and the mountains will love a trip to La Plagne.
The closest international airport to La Plagne is Geneva. Aer Lingus operate flights to Geneva daily from Dublin and the flight takes two hours and twenty minutes. From Geneva it is a three-hour journey to La Plagne, with many companies operating daily bus trips.
To learn more about things to do in La Plagne, the best time to go and local info see here.
La Plagne has a quieter nightlife scene than other ski resorts in the area, but you will still find plenty of pubs and clubs dotted all over the resort to spend a night in having a casual drink or to dance the night away in.
La Plagne has a wide range of fantastic international cuisine across its resort, but we recommend that you make the most of the high quality, authentic French restaurants while on your holiday.
Kids who want a day off from skiing will love a trip to the La Plagne escape rooms, a fun interactive experience for the entire family!
As La Plagne is a ski resort, there is limited shopping areas in the resort. However, if you would like to do some holiday shopping, we recommend a visit to La Plagne center, the best shopping center in the resort.
Every August, La Plagne host their FestiPlagne festival. During this event there are parties, parades and children’s activities for tourists and locals to enjoy!
La Plagne is a popular tourist resort year-round due to its beauty, but if you plan to ski on your holiday, we recommend visiting the resort in the winter season, when the mountains are full of snow and the slopes are at their best!
Euro is the currency used in France.
La Plagne is an hour ahead of Ireland.
Free buses and cable cars run across La Plagne which makes it easy to get from slope to slope and hotel to hotel!