Snow Tango JANUARY
From 27 Jan to 3 Feb 2019
12 maestros et 4 musicians
8D/7N 140 places All ages
Who should attend ?
The stay is for all those who want to spend a convivial holiday in the mountains, with a « Tango » spirit.
The program is both festive and sharp. In addition, if you can ski or dream of skiing, you will treat yourself, but you do not need to ski to participate in this event. There are hikes, a swimming pool, workshops, Milongas in a Dance Hall with panoramic view, rondas de mæstros, Dj’s and orchestra on 2 evenings.
140 participants coming from all over Europe are expected to attend in one of the biggest event of Tango in mountains in the world.
Morning: Ski or Tango
Afternoon: Ski or Snowshoe or Swimming pool or Tango
Late afternoon: Tango
Conditions of registration:
Age: all ages
Dance: 4 levels of course during the stay: beginner, inter 1, inter 2, advanced.
Polpulation: couples, singles and friends.
Number of participants: 140 participants.
BASIC FORMULA WITHOUT WORKSHOP: 379 € until 5 December, then 399 €.
Price includes :
Accommodation (8d / 7n)
Unlimited swimming pool (during open hours)
To the « basic formula », you can add many options or plans:
Workshop (5 pm to 7.35 pm, Monday to Saturday) = 50 € per week
Meal Box (full board) = from 59 € to 95 € per week, according to your formula
Snowshoeings = from 21 to 25 € per day, according to your formula (2h30 per walk)
Ski rental = from 50 to 110 €, according to your formula
Skipass = from 195 to 225 €, according to your formula
Additional Tango workshops = 10 € (1 hour)
Ski classes = 150 € for 5 half-days
Accommodation options = from 0 to 440 €, according to your formula
All rates are visible at the bottom of the page.
You will be located in La Plagne wich is the most popular ski resort in the world with more than 2.5 million visitors [*].
La Plagne is located in France, in one of the moste popular ski resort (« Paradiski » is ranked 4th in the world) with more than 2.5 million visitorseach year [*]..
You will be staying in apartments Maeva (group Pierre et Vacances) located at 1930 meters in altitude, in the center of La Plagne (Bellecôte).At the foot of the residence, you will find many shops: supermarket, cinema, swimming pool, nightclubs, bars, restaurants, sauna, bakery, …
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 SNOW TANGO 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 are to be prepared 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 2 evenings 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.
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 20 to 25 € the ride of 2.5 hours (Cf ticketing)
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.
On our ticketing, we offer 2 types of Skipass (« 6 days La Plagne » and « 6 days Paradiski »).
If you want different packages, you can buy your package 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).
Planning (english version):
Art director :
Stéphane El Turquito
Maestros and Djs :
Sigrid Van Thilbeurg
Milongas starts at 9.45 pm and finish at 12.45 am
Classrooms and Milongas
We have the Congress Room (400 m2) and the multipurpose hall (170 m2) of La Plagne. These dance halls provide an excellent level of comfort for the dancers, both for the courses and for the Milongas.
– The workshop consists of 15 hours, from Monday to Saturday, from 5 pm to 6.15 pm and from 6.2 pm to 7.35 pm.
– Schedule of the internship: (soon online. For information, the 2017 schedule is very close to the 2018 schedule: click here)
– Define your level of Tango before joining us: (click on the image below)
– 4 levels of courses: beginner, inter 1, inter 2, advanced.
– We guarantee parity by level (within 10%).
– There is no pre-registration for courses.
– Registration for the stay is possible for persons without a partner. On the spot, the teachers will make « turn » during classes so that everyone can dance with everyone. Important: people coming with a partner will not be obliged to « turn ».
– You will only be able to change your level if your teacher allows you to do so and does not disturb the parity of the courses.
– If you are looking for a partner, we recommend the website www.partenaire-danse.fr. You can place a free listing here.
– If you have a partner, you can follow all the courses of the stay (whatever your level).
Additional workshops / private courses
In addition to the 15-hour course,
– Tango workshops : 1 hour from 10am to 12pm (+10 € / pers);
– Private lessons : from 1 pm to 5 pm (price according to teacher).
The morning workshops are « all levels » and parity is not required (the work is done without requiring a partner). Example of topics: posture, walking, feminine technique, masculine technique, musicality, rhythmic, chacarera, yoga applied to tango, milonga, waltz, …).
Reservations for workshops and private lessons are made during your trip.
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!
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 (if beginner)
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 45) 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
– Payment by credit card:
Free of charge.
– Payment by bank transfer (payment in 1 time):
+15 € of administration fees. Bank transfer from Friends: IBAN: FR76 3000 4023 3400 0100 2126 364. Specify the name and the date of the stay in the object of the transfer and send us a copy of the transfer by email to email@example.com
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
One of the main actors in the Tango scene in Paris, he has been working for many years in numerous venues such as the Parloir (Montreuil), the Merivan (Paris), the Divan (Paris), the Blue Bayou ), the Turquito, … He is also a musician, DJ and teacher of Tango.
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