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Les Coches – The youngest of Paradiski’s destinations Les Coches (1450 m)

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In contrast to its neighbouring ski centre, Montchavin, just 3km away and 200m lower down, the small resort of Les Coches is relatively young, only dating back as far as the 1980s. Whereas the modern resort of Montchavin grew out of an original mountain village; construction at Les Coches, situated amid larch forests at an altitude of 1450m, didn’t begin until 1981. Nevertheless, typical regional architecture very much has a presence in the small resort, giving it a character to rival any of the “older” resorts.

Les Coches maintains this character for a variety of reasons, including the wooden chalets and apartments huddled in a semicircle on the mountainside, as well as the small, traffic-free streets that criss-cross the resort. As well as this calm, quaint atmosphere, visitors to Les Coches can enjoy all the advantages you would expect of a modern ski resort, such as lifts within easy reach, ample facilities for up-and-coming skiers and an abundance of other fun activities to get involved with. The resort also offers a spectacular view across to Mont Blanc.

Ski resort Les Coches Detailed information:

  • Cross-country skiing
  • Floodlight slope
  • Halfpipe
  • Snowpark
  • Ski school
  • Ski kindergarten
  • Day nursery
  • Cinema
  • Restaurant
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Heated outdoor swimming pool
  • Ice rink
  • Disco
  • Bar
  • Sport shop
  • Toboggan run
  • Supermarket
  • Bank
  • Cashpoint
  • Wellness

Further information

On the “border” within the XXL ski area

Thanks to its location, right in the centre of the Paradiski ski area, Les Coches truly has something for everyone, with access to ski runs of all difficulties. Families and beginners often find that the local area of Montchavin/Les Coches itself offers more than enough for a fun-filled holiday, with 25km of ski runs, a “Snow Park” and 3 deep powder snow runs. Cross-country skiers will also find 2 challenging routes, totalling 16km in length, just above Les Coches. Budding skiers can make use of the 2 practice areas, as well as the 3 free lifts in the resort.

But for those who want even more variety, the southern half of the Paradiski ski area, named La Plagne, offers almost 10 times as many kilometres of ski runs; 225km to be precise. The area also contains a number of off-piste routes and “Snow Parks”, as well as the Bellecôte Glacier with its ideal snow conditions. Both the “Lac Noir” gondola and the “Plan Bois” chairlift take visitors straight from Les Coches to Plagne Bellecôte, a great starting point from which to explore the whole La Plagne area. For added convenience, the two lift stations in Les Coches are linked to each other by another small cableway.

A real attraction of the Les Coches resort is the fact that it sits directly on the edge of the Les Arcs ski area, which forms the other half of the Paradiski XXL ski region in conjunction with La Plagne. One cable car journey is all it takes to reach one of the stations served by the “Vanoise Express”, a state-of-the-art double-decker gondola that links La Plagne and Les Arcs. The combination of the two ski areas offers an impressive network of ski runs with a total length of 425km, including 2 glaciers, multiple “Boarder Zones” and many deep powder runs.

No matter which ski area holidaymakers in Les Coches decide to make use of, the last run of the day will normally bring them neatly back to virtually their front door. Thanks to north-facing slopes and an array of snow cannons, these runs right back down to the resort are usually operational all the way through to April.

Winter sport in all its forms

In addition to the alpine activities on offer, such as the 3 long and exciting cross-country ski routes, Les Coches also has various other wintry pastimes in store for its guests. For example, there are hiking and snowshoe hiking routes to guide walkers through the picturesque landscape surrounding the resort. Those looking to try something new can also take part in one of the “Telemark” skiing courses offered at the local ski school. Montchavin/Les Coches is very proud to have hosted the very first “Telemark” world cup, and remains the worldwide centre for the sport.

Tobogganing is a favourite at Les Coches, for young and old alike, and whether on a classic sledge or using a so-called “Airboard”, a kind of blow-up bobsled. Last but not least, holidaymakers in Les Coches also have access to the resort’s very own ice rink, where they can do a few relaxed circuits before heading to the warmth of the restaurants and bars for the remainder of the evening.

Ski passes Paradiski

For every ski pass purchased through us, you will receive the below mentioned discount.

La Plagne
05-12
Discount
215,00 €
-20,00 € -
13-64
Discount
269,00 €
-20,00 € -
65-74
Discount
215,00 €
-20,00 €
fam. 4 pers.
Discount
860,00 €
-40,00 € -
fam. 5 pers.
Discount
1.075,00 €
-50,00 € -
fam. 6 pers.
Discount
1.290,00 €
-60,00 € -
Paradiski
05-12
Discount
244,00 €
-20,00 € -
13-64
Discount
305,00 €
-20,00 € -
65-74
Discount
244,00 €
-20,00 €
fam. 4 pers.
Discount
976,00 €
-40,00 € -
fam. 5 pers.
Discount
1.220,00 €
-50,00 € -
fam. 6 pers.
Discount
1.464,00 €
-60,00 € -
Age La Plagne Discount Paradiski Discount
05-12 215,00 € -20,00 € 244,00 € -20,00 €
13-64 269,00 € -20,00 € 305,00 € -20,00 €
65-74 215,00 € -20,00 € 244,00 € -20,00 €
fam. 4 pers. 860,00 € -40,00 € 976,00 € -40,00 €
fam. 5 pers. 1.075,00 € -50,00 € 1.220,00 € -50,00 €
fam. 6 pers. 1.290,00 € -60,00 € 1.464,00 € -60,00 €
  • Official ski pass prices in EUR
  • Ski passes are paid for at the same time as the rest of your booking (no deposit required!).
  • Ski passes can be cancelled or modified at any time prior to the start of your holiday.
  • Family ski passes are only valid for families with both parents and two or more 5-17-year-old children
  • Ski passes for those 4 years old and younger free of charge (only available on site, ID required).
  • Ski passes for those 75 years and older at a discount (only available on site, ID required).
  • The "La Plagne" ski pass is valid every day at the La Plagne ski area, and for one day of your choice throughout the entire Paradiski ski area.
  • The ski pass Paradiski (6 days or more) is also valid from 1.00 pm at the previous day of the first day of skiing .
  • For the weeks 22.12.-28.12.2018 & 06.04.-19.04.2019 buy two ski passes Paradiski (13-64 years old) valid for 6 or 7 days through us and get one free ski pass Paradiski (05-12 years old) for the same period. The number of children has to be specified when booking the ski passes.
  • "Promo Paradiski": for the weeks 12.01.-25.01.2019 & 23.03.-29.03.2019 we offer you the ski pass Paradiski valid for 6 or 7 days for the price of the ski pass La Plagne (except for family ski passes).
  • The ski pass insurance in case of illness or injury is not included in the price. Some skipass insurance policies cover even if the ski area closes due to the bad weather (at least 50% over a longer period). Further information, prices and conditions are available at all ticket offices of the lift companies or on the internet at www.carreneige.com. Claims for reimbursement otherwise cannot be guaranteed.
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Les Coches 73 Accommodations

  • free
  • special offer
  • on request
  • occupied
  • internet
  • sauna
  • swimming pool
  • fireplace
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