SNOW TANGO MARCH
25 March > 1 April 2018
12 instructors and 2 musicians
Who should attend ?
The stay is for all those who want to spend a convivial holiday in the mountains, in a « Tango » spirit.
The program is both festive and sharp. If you are, in addition, skiers or dream of being, you will treat yourself, but you do not need to be skiers 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 and it is the biggest event of Tango in mountains in the world, in one of the best ski resorts in France.
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 places.
FORMULA WITHOUT WORKSHOP: € 359 until 31 october (limited to 40 places), then € 379 until 30 november (limited to 40 places), then € 3999.
Price includes :
Accommodation (8d / 7n)
6 Milongas (including 2 with orchestra)
Swimming pool access
To the « basic formula », you can add many options:
Workshop (5 pm to 7.35 pm, Monday to Saturday = 15 hours) = 50 € per week
Meal Box (full board) = from 65 € to 95 € per week, according to formula
Snowshoeings = from 20 to 25 € per day, according to formula (duration = 2h30)
Ski rental = from 50 to 110 €, according to the formula
Skipass = from 185 to 215 €, according to formula
Additional Tango workshops = 10 € (1 hour)
Skiing course = 150 € for 5 half-days
Accommodation options = from 50 to 380 €, according to 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 the famous montain of Savoy, near Geneva and Turino.
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, discotheques, bars, restaurants, sauna, bakery, …
View from your apartment (view on the slopes) (click to enlarge):
TripAdvisor advices 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:
Options / Accommodation
– option « living room 2 people » (instead of 3) = 50 € / pers.
By booking this option, you will only be 2 in the lounge which is normally provided for 3 people (so there will be 1 empty bed).
– « double room » option = 70 € / pers.
By booking this option, you will be in a 2 person room (instead of the living room). If you are a couple or 2 friends, book 2 x 70 €.
– « single room » option = 180 € / pers
By booking this option, you will be alone in the room. In your living room you will have 2 or 3 roommates.
– option « 1-person apartment » = 380 € / apartment
By booking this option, you will be alone in your apartment (sleeps 5).
– option « apartment 2 persons » = 280 € / apartment
By booking this option, you will be 2 in your apartment (5 beds).
If you are a couple or 2 friends, book only 1 time this option.
– Other options: (Cf ticketing)
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 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 have the choice of your formula of restoration: without or with 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 savor Savoyard specialties.
Unique formula at 22 € including: starter, savoyard specialties (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 (reserve the first evening for 9 am on behalf of « SNOW TANGO »: 0033.479090307) . On other evenings, we advise you to book by yourself by calling this number. 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 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 ride is different.
You will be accompanied by a qualified mountain guide. Materials provided. No physical level 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).
Raquel Greenberg (Londres)
Sylvia Gerbi (Paris)
François Saulnier et Micaela de Torto (Paris)
Charlotte Hess et Jérémy Braitbart (Paris)
Louise David (Bretagne)
Florencia Garcia (Paris)
Mauricio Borgarello & Marie Elodie Vattoux (Suisse)
Marisa Mercade (bandoneon) and Stéphane El Turquito (guitare).
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
– Payment by credit card:
Free of charge.
– Payment by bank transfer (payment in 1 time):
+10 € 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
To receive promotional rates, your bank transfer must be sent within 2 days of the date of your reservation.
2. Opening of Sales
On September 10, 2017, we put up for sale:
– 140 tickets « stays without lessons »
– 80 « Tango stage tickets » (40 men and 40 women)
Once the 80 stages of Tango will be sold, we will put on sale 60 more stages (in the drop account, being particularly vigilant that the parity is obtained).
3. Deferred purchase options
You can buy your « stay without course » ticket today and buy the options later (subject to availability). We will make the link between your various orders from the name and first name used during the reservations.
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
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.