Arc 1950 is the newest among the resorts of Les Arcs. In this mountain village surrounded by nature, you can breathe deep. No cars are allowed in the village, and everyone can move at their own pace in this entirely pedestrian ski resort. Here you can relax in its many leisure areas between ski sessions! Saunas, steam rooms and whirlpools are part of everyday life in Arc 1950.
Numerous events offer you the opportunity to share great moments with family or friends. A real breath of fresh air at the gates of the Vanoise National.
The magnificent Ice Cave in Les Arcs is an artificial cave cut into more than 10 000m3 of artificial snow. This ephemeral phenomenon, which is open only in winter, takes a different theme each year. Discover this veritable work of art which sees a dozen sculptors from all over Europe come and create their own works of art each year. Stroll through these galleries which have been dug out and shaped by man, taking almost 100 days each year to prefect! Don't miss this rather special mountain wonder.
The Monts d'Argent mine, also known as the Palais de la Mine, was the headquarters of the French Mining School, before it is transferred to Paris. 70 engineers were trained here.
Discovered in 1644, the mine site was operated until 1866. The mine site features a museum trail, complete with explanatory panels.
Visitors can learn all about the history of mining lead-silver and its historical role in the Peisey-Nancroix valley.
The Isère valley is dominated by St. Martin's church. Founded in 1691, the building comprises three naves and three bays. The originality of this Baroque church lies in its hexagonal bell tower,but also in its interior, miraculously preserved from destruction during the French Revolution.
Two altars were carved by Joseph-Marie Martel and are now classified as Historical Monuments. Different works of art are to be found in this church, the polychrome tabernacle of the gilded monstrance altar, a painting depicting the charity of Saint Martin, as well as the small cherubs and two painted panels.
The Haute Tarentaise Dairy Cooperative invites you to discover its speciality, beaufort cheese, nicknamed the "Prince of Gruyères". During a guided tour, you will discover the secrets of this cheese that respects the traditions of the Savoie region.
Bringing together 55 dairy producers in the town of Bourg-Saint-Maurice, it produces about 650 tons of Beaufort AOP, which is then distributed in Sica stores or sold online.