Paradiski and its villages have state-of-the-art facilities, and with nearly 70% of the villages set above 2,000m in altitude this area guarantees fantastic snow seasons. The villages in the region are active all year round thanks to its vast selection of summer activities on top of the abundance of winter offerings. Kayaking is a main attraction for the summer, as are hiking and climbing.

Investments in the region have made the villages increasingly popular, and since 2004 a connected dual-level Vanoise Express was built to provide access to and from the 20 other ski stations of Paradiski, from Les Arcs (Plan-Peisey station) to La Plagne via Montchavin station. With a varied offering of pistes, from beginners in Les Arcs to the harder diamond runs in Sainte-Foy en Tarentaise, and with good off-piste skiing in La Plagne, Paradiski is increasingly becoming attractive with ski enthusiasts and families alike for an Alps property purchase.

Each village offers its own charm: the streets of Sainte-Foy en Tarentaise are quiet and peaceful, but La Plagne generally attracts a younger crowd not minding the less attractive buildings and more focused on the incredible rocky off-piste slopes. Les Arcs was designed with the skier in mind: the streets are car-free and the village was developed by a team of architects, ski developers and ski instructors. Pure skiing is what you come for here. No Chanel in sight.

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In Montchavin Les Coches in La Plagne, forest walks packages are offered, starting at the break of dawn. Breakfast is included and walks through tepee villages and a campfire with dinner is also part of the deal.

The property market in Paradiski

As Paradiski is made up of more than 20 villages, the price for a property in Paradiski for sale is widely varied. Eco-friendly ski apartments can be found for as little as €240,000, a great deal as far as an Paradiski property for sale goes. However, in more popular villages such as La Plagne and Sainte-Foy en Tarentaise chalets and modern apartments can easily be found in the vicinity of €1,000,000.

Each village has its own style and offering, so it’s important to look into each atmosphere and see what works best for your property investment and lifestyle needs. With ski chalets and other ski properties for sale, the Paradiski property market is thriving and has a lot to offer, just like other property markets in the Alps.

How to Get There

By Road

It is about a 660km drive from Paris. Lyon is about a 200km drive from La Plagne. The city of Marseille is about 400km from the nearest village in Paradiski

By Train

There are many direct Eurostar trains from London, and Thalys from Brussels and Amsterdam, that reach the nearby stations. There is an option to reach Paradiski village via TGV directly from Paris, Lille and Nantes.

By Air

Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport is about 195km away from La Plagne and is a little over a two-hour drive to the resort. Geneva Airport is only 150km away, but tends to have higher amount of traffic and generally can take up to two-and-a-half hours to reach La Plagne.


Spring / Summer

The average temperature in the summer is in the high 20s, with most days in the peak of summer reaching above 30°C Due to the altitude of the villages, in the evenings the temperature cools down to a low 10°C, making the nights fresh and enjoyable.

Fall / Winter

With over 70% of the pistes higher than 2,000m in altitude, Paradiski can guarantee incredible winter seasons. From late November, all the way to May, the villages see sunshine in the mornings and an abundance of snowfall in the afternoons.

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