Insight Update

ARC 1950 summer in the French Alps

Arc 1950, heading for its 20th birthday, is set in the foothills of some of Europe’s best terrain for hiking, biking and high alpine lakes.

Its car-free village centre offers charming pedestrian piazzas and brightly coloured Savoie facades, perfect for a family summer holiday in the Alps.

Arc 1950 opens for summer adventures on 8th July 2023.

Framing Mont Blanc, all accommodation lies moments from all the action, making Arc 1950 the ideal destination for young families this summer. A parade of entertainment lines the streets, from ping-pong tables, slack lines, trampolines, sandpits, bouncy castles to an adventure playground and tennis courts. White water rafting, canyoning, high ropes courses, zip wires and Via Ferrata all await excited little legs in search of big adventures. 

FREE FAMILY FUNDAYS

Throughout the summer, Family Fun Wednesdays will provide a day of festivities each week dedicated to family entertainment. Art & graffiti workshops, mountain & biking festivals, themed pirate & voyager days will set Arc 1950 alive. The programme will run as follows:

12 July – Arc 150 Summer Camp including art workshops, acrobranch, treasure hunt & a campfire.

19 July – Mountain Festival celebrating the heritage of the mountains.

26 July – Wild West – explore America’s great west with the Artuman tribe.

2 August – Take a day trip with the Voyagers through Egypt, an archipelago and the railway.

9 August – Freestyle 1950 – explore urban art, graffiti workshops and mountain biking street shows.

16 August – Mountain Festival Take 2

23 August – Explore the world of pirates with the Artuman tribe.

30 August – A day of crazy challenges with a mechanical sweeper, interactive speed arena and Ninja champion wall.

Meanwhile, Festive Thursdays promise to light up village life in the square with weekly concerts and shows, set against the backdrop of Mont Blanc.

Les Arcs Music Festival also returns for a stream of entertainment from 16 – 28 July.

MOUNTAIN YETI

Let the professionals take care of the mini adventurers with a NEW outdoor sports camp. Yeti Camp introduces 3 – 12-year-olds to archery, mountain survival skills, hiking, zip wiring, mountain biking, golf and scooting. Over 12’s will also be entertained by Teenage Sports Outdoor Weeks sampling rafting, climbing, Electric and Downhill Mountain Biking. 

BOOK IT

Book a stay of five nights or more in Arc 1950 and receive one free Outdoor Pass per person, giving access to a choice of three activities from the following: Step, Fitness or Zumba class, Nordic walking, hiking or mountain biking and archery, golf archery or archery tag.

www.arc1950.com

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