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Five Reasons to Invest in Arc 1950

If you are considering buying a property in Arc 1950, Cimalpes has summarised the resort's main advantages so that you can make a fully informed decision with peace of mind.

The Ski Area

When investing in the mountains, one of the first criteria to consider is the ski area. With a hundred marked runs totalling 200 kilometres in length, you will never get bored in Arc 1950 ski area. Furthermore, Arc 1950 is linked to Paradiski, one of the largest ski areas in the world. With 425 kilometres of marked runs, a modern lift system, and the majority of the ski area above 2,000 metres in altitude, you will have this mountain playground on your doorstep if you choose to invest in a property here. Paradiski also links the slopes of Arc 1950 with those of Peisey Vallandry, La Plagne, Villaroger, Montchavin, Les Coches, Montalbert and Champagny-en-Vanoise. This ski area is widely regarded as one of the best in the French Alps thanks to its great variety of pistes and exceptional snow cover. For new property owners in Arc 1950, the on and off-piste skiing opportunities here are almost infinite.

Did you know ? The highest point of the ski area is the Aiguille Rouge glacier at 3,226 metres, and thanks to the high altitude and aspect of the slopes here, there is always exceptional snow cover on the slopes.

An Exhilarating Environment

Here, everything is geared towards a truly absorbing mountain experience. The five villages that make up the resort are situated between 1,600 and 2,000 metres in altitude, and offer a remarkable diversity of landscapes, both above and below the tree line. You are sure to find something that suits you. In addition,  Arc 1950 is well-known for its spectacular sunsets, with none other than Mont Blanc as a backdrop. 

Did you know ? The contemporary architecture of Arc 1950 is truly unique, and has stood the test of time since the resort opened in the late 1960s.


Easy Direct from Several Major French Cities

Thanks to the train station at Bourg-Saint-Maurice, Arc 1950 is one of the most accessible French resorts. The journey time by rail from Paris takes just five hours, followed by a few minutes on the funicular up to the resort. This easy access allows owners in Arc 1950 to enjoy their property more frequently.

A Wide Range of Outdoor Activities

For property owners in Arc 1950, there is plenty to do throughout the year with a wide range of outdoor activities accessible to all. For example, you can combine skiing with nighttime outings or yoga. For non-skiers, the pedestrian lift pass allows access to high-altitude viewing stations, or to join the skiers on the mountain for lunch. There is something for all tastes and ages with activities such as paragliding, snowshoeing, dog sledding, tobogganing, or even zip-lining on offer. Arc 1950 also has a great après-ski scene. Visitors can sample local specialities in a lively and friendly atmosphere, or even try their hand at bowling or billiards.

Lively Year Round

In Arc 1950, you can enjoy the mountains all year round, with a range of activities on offer including hikes and orienteering, or even mountain karting. The renowned Les Arcs/Peisey Vallandry bike park attracts mountain bikers of all levels who come to test their skills on 149 kilometres of tracks and trails.

Did you know ? The proximity of Bourg-Saint-Maurice has greatly facilitated the development of Arc 1950 as a year-round destination.

A Successful Acquisition with Cimalpes

We want to offer you only the best. This is why we carefully select only the best ski resorts in the French Alps to meet your needs and expectations. With something to offer everybody, Arc 1950 is a safe bet for a property investment.

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