Ski Langues à La Plagne
From 10 to 17 March 2019
Come and join us for a great skiing holiday, snowshoeing and multi-cultural exchanges in one of the most beautiful and largest resorts in the world."Paradiski" is in the top 4 worldwide! All nationalities and ages (from 18 to 77 years old),
Rejoignez-nous pour un grand séjour multi-culturel à La Plagne en Savoie, dans l'une des plus grandes stations de ski au monde.
Toutes nationalités et tous âges (de 18 à 77 ans).
8D/7N 250 places 18-77
Who should attend ?
For the 4th year, we propose SKI LANGUAGE at La Plagne. The objective: meet people from different countries and practice various languages. On the program: skiing, snowshoeing, linguistic aperitifs, dance classes, festive evenings!
SKI LANGUAGE is organized in partnership with Polyglot Club, an international linguistic association gathering 700,000 people (click here) and Partir Entre Amis.
Morning: Skiing or Snowshoeing
Afternoon: Ski or Swimming pool
Late afternoon: Conversation workshop (all languages) or dance
Evening: Mix Latino or general music or stroll in town
Conditions of registration
Age: all ages, from 18 to 77 years old
Usually one third of the participants is between 20 and 30 years old, one third is between 30 and 45 years old and one third is between 45 and 60 years of age.
Language Conversation Workshops: English, French, Spanish, Italian, German,..
Dance: optional Latin dance lessons will be available
Who should attend: singles, couples and friends. All nationalities.
Number of participants: 250 people.
Pour la 4ème année, nous organisons le SKI LANGUES à La Plagne. L’objectif: rencontrer des personnes de différents pays et pratiquer les langues étrangères. Au programme: ski, raquette, apéros linguistiques, cours de danse et soirées festives !
SKI LANGUES est organisé en partenariat avec Polyglot Club, une association linguistique internationale regroupant 700 000 personnes (cliquez ici) et Partir Entre Amis.
Matin: ski ou raquette
Après-midi: ski ou piscine
Fin d’après midi: atelier de conversation (toutes langues) ou danse
Soirée: mélange de musique latino ou générale ou promenade en ville
Âge: tous les âges, de 18 à 77 ans. Un tiers des participants a généralement entre 20 et 30 ans, un tiers entre 30 et 45 ans et un tiers entre 45 et 60 ans.
Ateliers de conversation linguistique: anglais, français, espagnol, italien, allemand, ..
Danse: cours de danse latine tous les jours (matin et fin d’après-midi)
Participants: célibataires, couples et amis, toutes nationalités.
Nombre de participants: 250 personnes.
BASIC WEEK: 339 € until 5 December 2018, then 359 €.
The price includes :
Accommodation (8D / 7N)
6 aperitifs linguistic
7 evenings (mix Latinos or general music)
Unlimited swimming pool (during opening hours)
To this basic formula, you can add many options or plans :
Dance Workshop (15 hours spread over the week): 40 € per week
Box-meals (full board): from 59 € to 95 € per week, according to your plan
Walks in snowshoes: from 21 to 25 € per day, according to your plan (about 2h20 per ride)
Ski rental: from 50 to 110 €, according to your plan
Skipass: from 195 to 225 €, according to your plan
Ski classes: 160 € for 5 half-days
Accommodation options: from 0 to 440 €, according to your plan
All rates are visible at the bottom of the page.
You will be located in La Plagne wich is one of the most popular ski resort (« Paradiski » is ranked 4th in the world) with more than 2.5 visitors each year [*].
La Plagne is located in France, in the famous region of Savoy, near Geneva (Switzerland) and Turino (Italy).
You will be staying in apartments Maeva (group Pierre et Vacances) located at 1930 meters in altitude, in the center of La Plagne (Bellecôte).
View from your apartment (view on the slopes) (click to enlarge):
TripAdvisor advice on your residence (click here) :
All apartments are identical and include 5 beds:
– 2 beds in a room
– 3 beds in the living room
View the plan of an apartment by clicking on the image:
The basic formula corresponds to an accommodation in an apartment of 5 people to share, and with your bed in the living room with 2 other persons. Many options allow you to benefit from more comfort:
Distribution of accommodation
We organize the distribution of apartments by age group. Generally, there is no more than a 10-year gap between younger and older people in the same dwelling.
We make sure that there is mixing (both genders) in the apartments (not in the room and not in the living room). In the registration form, you can tell us that you do not want to mix in your apartment.
If you are a group of friends, you can indicate in the registration form that you wish to be hosted together.
Amenities of the residence
Outdoor pool heated to 30 ° C (free).
You can choose your food plan: with or without Food-box.
Food-Boxes (=full board):
They are to be prepared by yourself within your apartment.
We offer 3 ranges of Food Boxes :
No Food Box
You have the option of not taking a Food Box. You can then shop at the resort’s supermarket (located on the ground floor of your residence) or go to one of the resort’s many restaurants.
Outing to the restaurant (not included) (optional)
During the week, we organize 1 evening in a restaurant to meet us all together and enjoy specialties from the region of Savoie.
Unique formula at 22 € including: starter, specialties from Savoie (tartiflette, fondue, raclette), dessert and wine.
If you wish to have a meal in the restaurant, we suggest that you meet in the evening at the restaurant « Le Mouflon » located 50 meters from your residence every evening. Click here for more reviews of Le Mouflon.
Ski / Snowshoeing
Meeting point every day at 9.30 am and at 2 pm at the foot of the slopes to ski together. We will organize 6 groups on the 1st day:
2. false beginner
3. intermediate with « La Plagne » Skipass
4. Intermediate with « Paradiski » Skipass
5. advanced with « La Plagne » Skipass
6. Advanced with « Paradiski » Skipass
Possibility of taking lessons with the monitors : half day from 30 € or 5 days course at 150 €.
From 21 to 25 € the ride of 2.5 hours (insteas of € 29 public price)
Discover breathtaking landscapes in a friendly atmosphere.
Each route is different.
You will be accompanied by a qualified mountain guide. Equipment provided. No physical skills required (if you can climb 3 floors without stopping, it’s good). Groups of up to 14 people.
We offer 2 packages (at very preferential rates):
- Skipass « Plagne Integral 6 days » (134 ski slopes) : 195 € (instead of 270 € public price).
- Skipass « Paradiski 6 days » (234 ski slopes including Les Arcs): 225 € (instead of 299 € public price).
If you want different skipass, you can buy it directly at the station (50 meters from your residence).
Here are some rates:
– Skipass 4 hours « La Plagne » = 43 €
– Skipass 1 day « La Plagne » = 52 €
– Skipass 1 day « Paradiski » = 60 €
All rates here: package rate.
– If you ski less than 4 days, it is better to take 1 day packages (52 €) than to buy our package « 6 days La Plagne ».
– the « 6 days La Plagne » Skipass includes 1 day on « Paradiski » (= Les Arcs) (the day of your choice).
During the week, you can take latino dance classes (+40 € schedule 2017 for information : Planning 2017]
- Herminio et Carole
- Luis Costa
- Sing et Mylène
- Will MP
Couples dance classes:
When ? Monday to Saturday, from 17h to 19h30 (3 x 50 min).
Schedule: (online during October 2018)
Registration: online on our website.
Price: 40 € for the week (price if you subscribe to the BASIC FORMULA, otherwise 99 €)
Levels: 3 levels.
Partner: No partner assigned during the stay. On site, teachers will « rotate » during classes so that everyone can dance with everyone.
Dance classes solo (Afro, Zumba, choreography …):
When? Monday to Saturday, from 10am to 12pm (2 x 55 min and 5 min break).
Registration: on our website
Price: 40 € the week
Level required: the workshops are « all levels ».
Parity: it is not required. The work is done without requiring a partner.
Dances: street jazz, afro, choreography, … (see details on the schedule)
When? Sunday to Saturday, from 22h to 00h45.
Location: « Salle Polyvalente » dance hall of Plagne Bellecôte.
Themes and dress codes: announced on the schedule
Taxi-dancers: 1 taxi-dancer and 1 taxi-dancer will be present at the evenings.
Price: access to 7 evenings is included in the BASIC WEEKN. For exteriors, the price is 99 € for 7 evenings, or 18 € the evening.
Transportation is not included. Please find hereafter how to come in La Plagne.
It takes approximately 6.5 hours to drive from Paris, and a budget of around € 120 € per vehicle.
It takes about 4 hours 30 minutes by TGV from Paris and 45 minutes by bus to get to the station.
TGV station of arrival: Aime La Plagne. Book your TGV ticket
Take the bus at the exit of the TGV station. Departure station: Aime. Arrival station: Plagne Bellecôte. Book your bus ticket
Flixbus opened in 2017 a bus line Paris-Le Plagne (50 € the way): www.flixbus.fr
London-Lyon for example, and Lyon-Aime La Plagne by TGV
TGV Station : Aime La Plagne. book your train
At your arrival, take a bus at Aime La Plagne to Plagne Bellecote (about 30 minutes). Book your ticket here
1 free parking is located in front of the residence (about 80 places)
1 free parking is located in Plagne 1800. Free shuttle bus every 15 minutes to your residence.
Paid parking in front of the residence. Payment on the spot. Approximately 40 € per week.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the activities to do in the resort?
You can discover the following activities:
– bobsleigh on the Olympic track of La Plagne (Jo d’Albertville 1992)
– sledge at Plagne Center (2 km track)
– Ice Cave (located 3100 meters above sea level)
– And also: many bars with concerts, Savoyard restaurants, snowmobiles, paragliding, swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, many snowshoeing trails or cross-country skiing (free access), cinema, bowling, ping-pong tables, climbing wall, … La Plagne is one of the largest resort in France and Europe!
In addition, we organize an outing every day with a guide:
During the day:
– Monday 12 pm – 1 pm: aperitif at the bar Le Bonnet (Plagne Bellecôte)
– Tuesday 3 pm – 5 pm: swimming pool & Sauna & Jacuzzi (free pool – sauna and jacuzzi: about 10 € to be paid at the entrance to the pool)
– Wednesday 9 am – 2 pm: visit the ice sculptures at the Bellecôte glacier (alt 3100 m) (count about 20 €)
– Thursday 3 pm – 5 pm: luge outing in Plagne Center (2 km trail – all levels) (about 10 € for 2 runs, helmet and sledge provided)
– Friday 10 am – 12 pm: ice rink at Plagne Bellecôte (about 10 € rental of shoes)
– Saturday: visit the ice sculptures at the Bellecôte glacier (alt 3100 m) (count about 20 € to pay)
For each trip, go 5 minutes before the ESF (Plagne Bellecôte) and departure on time.
In the evening:
From Monday to Saturday, from 6.30 to 8.30 pm, we invite you to join us at the bar « La Cave » or the pub Spitting Feathers (subject to availability), both located in Plagne Bellecôte. Consumption at the bar required (from € 3 consumption).
Check-in time? From the check-out?
Check-in: Reception possible from 3 pm in the « salle polyvalente room » where we will welcome you. Key delivery from 5 pm.
Check-out: Sunday between 7 am and 10 am.
Is there luggage storage?
Yes, at the tourist house in front of the bus stop Plagne Bellecôte. Attention, it closes between 12.30 and 2 pm.
I do not know anyone, is the stay for me?
Yes. Usually, two-thirds of participants come alone and one-third come as a couple or with friends.
Where do the participants come from?
From all over France and sometimes even further. The participants know the stay via Google, Facebook, teachers, business partners (OVS, Polyglot Club, dance schools …)…
What clothes should I bring?
for snowshoeing: hiking shoes
to walk around the resort: hiking shoes
for the pool: swimsuit
for dance classes: dance shoes or tennis
for the apartment: bath towels, tea towels, and possibly bath mats.
Other: sunscreen, sunglasses, gloves, ski suit or jeans …
Average age of participants?
Participants are usually between 20 and 65 years old (average age around 35-40) but if you are a little younger or a little older, welcome. The distribution in dwellings is by age.
Can I be hosted with my friends?
Yes. In our registration form, you can mention the names of the persons with whom you wish to be accommodated.
I have a specific diet.
A supermarket at the foot of the residence will allow you to complete your packed lunch according to your needs. It is not possible to subtract your lunch box from our fare packages.
We constantly check that parity is respected. We could freeze excess sex registrations if we deem it necessary.
I am beginner or intermediate?
Usually, a person is considered to have an « intermediate » level after 6 months of evening classes or practices. If in doubt, contact us at email@example.com and we will advise you.
Wi-Fi in the residence?
Yes. Residence Maeva features free Wi-Fi access from the reception of the residence. Pay connection. Spitting Feathers Bar is 50 meters from the residence and offers free Wi-Fi.
I have my ski equipment.
Our formulas are à la carte. It is therefore possible to come with your equipment and thus pay less for your stay.
Is there a safe in the apartments? Hair dryer ?
Safe: Yes. You can slip a laptop.
Hair dryer: Yes. Rental possible at the Maeva reception.
Map of La Plagne Bellecôte resort: click here
Plan of the La Plagne & Les Arcs estate: click here
Reviews of the La Plagne ski area?
Check out the Skipass forum that will give you tips and advice on the station: http://www.skipass.com/commentaires/la-plagne.html
Partir Entre Amis
We are the French specialists in dance travels (# 1 on Google with the keyword « dance stay »). Every year, we welcome more than 2000 participants during the stays we organize: ski-Tango, ski-Rock, Arcachon-Tango,… See our pictures on Facebook. Consultez notre album-photos sur Facebook
Polyglot Club is a language association with more than 700,000 members worldwide. The association was born in 2003. It is at the origin of the famous international picnics gathering more than 200 people every summer in Paris (Cité Universitaire). Their Website