Summer 2022 at Arc 1950
Arc 1950, high in the French Alps with views of Mont Blanc, will open for a summer of alpine fun on July 2, 2022.
The resort, part of the wider Les Arcs/Paradiski region, will be open for eight weeks of action-packed activities, many free for those staying five nights or more, aimed at families or groups of friends in looking for a summer adventure in the French Alps.
Nathalie Guidon, Director of Arc 1950 Le Village says: “We loved seeing our guests back at the Village during the winter months and this summer sees the return of our full program of activities. This makes us a special village in the summer because we have a great village vibe every day. We have so much to offer in the village itself as well as of course enjoying the surrounding mountains.”
Every week, guests booking at least 5 nights of accommodation at Arc 1950 can enjoy three free activities from a list of 12 “Wellness”, “Discovery” and “Skills” activities including fitness, zumba, aquabike, trail running , a half-day hike, an introduction to mountain biking for 8-12 year olds or an introduction to archery.
New for summer 2022, Arc 1950 offers biathlon initiation and nature orientation activity sessions. Every Thursday, the village stage will also host a free concert. This season, for the first time, the village is part of 40 free classical music concerts, the Académie-Festival des Arcs. This year, performance on Thursday July 28 at 5 p.m. of “Les Variations Goldberg”, a string trio with the participation of Eric Crambes, artistic director of the festival.
ON FOOT, BY BIKE OR IN THE AIR
Stay at Arc 1950 and enjoy hiking in the surrounding mountains – Col de la Chal, Mont Pourri or the Aiguille Rouge or take one of the many running trails that link Arc 1950 through the terrain of Les Arcs. Rent a mountain bike, an e-scooter, take off on a paraglider or take a ride on the new Varet zip line.
Each week a different theme federates the animations of the village of Arc 1950:
- July 2 to 8: Family Week: Scooter races and orienteering
- July 9 to 15: Nature & Well-being week: “conscious cooking” and educational farm
- From July 16 to 22: A week of activities on the theme of archeology and architecture
- July 23-29: Les Pirates – “The Players of Armutan” bring a world of pirates to Arc 1950
- 30 July – 5 August: Urban Street week – graffiti workshop, Hip-Hop, street trial MTB etc.
- August 6 to 12: Mountain Day – to honor the mountain, an opportunity to rediscover the authenticity and natural heritage of the region
- August 13 to 19: Ninja Box Ninja Warrior returns to the Village
- From August 20 to 27: Parc Arc 1950 – Team challenges archery, Connect 4 basketball, interactive climbing wall, speed touch arena.
The commitment of the Pierre & Vacances du Village residences has been rewarded by obtaining the “Green Key” label. A symbol of eco-responsible tourism, it rewards Arc 1950’s commitment to sustainable development. Residents and visitors actively participate in a strategy that includes an environmental policy, water, waste and energy management and works for a sustainable living environment. All the restaurants in the village are committed to supporting local products and using organic products when they can.
Car-free and with stunning views of Mont Blanc, Arc 1950 offers visitors a safe, fun and friendly village located in the high French Alps. Easy access via a free shuttle bus from Bourg Saint Maurice, with options to travel by train from the UK, or flights via Lyon, Geneva or Grenoble or a nine-hour drive from Calais [underground parking below the village].
Pierre & Vacances is offering you a 7-night stay in a 2-bedroom apartment in Arc 1950 from £510 for this summer.
Image credit: Andy Parant