Skiing in Les Carroz d'Araches

Situated at the foot of the Grand Massif, Les Carroz d'Araches, is a pretty french resort which benefits from a fantastic 265km ski area.

Les Carroz d'Araches is family and child-friendly, offering services and facilities for children (day-care centres, ski kindergartens and tobbogan areas - however these are french run).Away from the February peaks, this is a great base for all......

Getting here - fly, drive or take the train:

The resort is easily reached from Geneva airport (70km) or the train station at Cluses.

If you need details on driving directions, transfer options or train times - send us your dates and transport preferences from here

Skiing in Les Carroz d'Araches

Les Carroz d'Araches is a charming traditional french resort set at the foot of the Grand Massif ski area. The village caters well for families and non-skiers alike and has a lovely traditional feel to the village.

Les Carroz d'Araches is family and child-friendly, offering services and facilities for children (day-care centres, ski kindergartens and tobbogan areas - however these are french run).

Skiing & Boarding in Les Carroz d'Araches

The Grand Massif has an excellent snow record, and the skiing ranges from the wide open high altitude runs above Flaine to the tree lined runs taking you into the lower altitude villages.

Les Carroz D'Araches is linked to Samoens, Flaine, Morillon and Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval and offers 265kms of runs in total.

Nearby Flaine is a unique place in the resort itself you will find works of arts by Picasso, Jean Dubuffet and Victor Vasarely.The cultural centre hosts exhibitions with work of regional and international artists and it also houses a library.

Staying in Les Carroz d'Araches

We offer a range of catered chalets, self catered chalets as well as hotels and apartments. Details of all the ski accommodations can be seen at the accommodation list below

Doing more in Les Carroz d'Araches

The resort offers a range of extra activities for the family and any non skiers. In particular Les Carroz d'Araches is a great place for those wishing to try snow-shoeing and cross country skiing. Whether you wish to hire a guide or follow the clearly defined paths - you will find some lovely paths and areas to explore.

In the village there is ice skating, dog sledding, ski joering (being pulled on skis by a horse) as well as the usual bars and shops. In it's high altitude sister resort Flaine there is ice-driving (on quad bikes), bowling and a cinema....  

For non-skiers:

Other activities include paragliding, skidoos & dog-sledding

Getting here:

The closest airport is Geneva.

The most cost effective option is to self-drive and we can assist with ferry or tunnel crossings.


Got some questions about the resort?

Call us on 0203 137 7678;  email us your questions or;

- see the accommodation

- see other French ski resorts

 

 

Ski area

No of km skiing (full area): 265

Snow cannons: 218

No of lifts: 71

Snowboard park:

No of km of cross country routes:

Mountain restaurants: 20

Green Runs:
Blue Runs: 64
Red runs:
Black Runs: 15
Altitude (min): 1600
Altitude (max): 2500

Ski Insurance

  • Ski insurance is a requirement when booking our holidays

    If you have a policy in place - that's great - if not the policy on our site is available from MPI  This covers all the key areas.

What we like

  • Great resort
  • Lovely facilities
  • Short transfer
  • Excellent accommodation options

  • Residence Les Fermes du Soleil

    £139- £492

    (£pp on std occ)

    SLEEP UP TO 8 PEOPLE CAR PARK - CHARGES APPLY DEEP NATURE WELL BEING WIFI ACCESS SELF CATERING PETS ARE WELCOME FOR A SUPPLEMENT

    Les Fermes du Soleil is made up of five chalets all of which bear the hallmarks of traditional Savoie architecture. This four star residence offers welcoming and comfortable apartments looking out onto the holiday village and valley.  

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  • Les Chalets de Jouvence

    £218- £639

    (£pp on std occ)

    WIFI WELLNESS FACILITIES APTS FOR 4 - 10 36 APTS

    Situated at the foot of the pistes, Les Chalets de Jouvence, offer stunning chalet style apartments in the lovely resort of Les Carroz D'Araches.

    Ski holidays: The apartments are offered on a self-catered basis and include a channel crossing per apartment

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  • Les Chalets de Leana

    £POA

    (£pp on std occ)

    SLEEP UP TO 10 PEOPLE FREE WIFI SELF CATERING WELLNESS FACILITIES ONE GARAGE SPACE PER APARTMENT PETS ARE WELC OME

    The Residence Léana is a lovely mountain style chalet that offers luxurious and comfortable apartments.  Ideally located in the heart of Les Carroz ski resort, staying here will mean you have easy access to the ski area and all the shops.  
     

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