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Les Carroz the hamlet became a ski resort in 1936

vue les carroz timalets


In 2016, Les Carroz will be celebrating its 80th anniversary! In the heart of the Alps, this small village resort "Les Carroz d'Arâches" with a traditional, family atmosphere has held onto its charm, while also protecting the scenic beauty of the mountains surrounding it.

Throughout the season, festive events are plentiful: torchlight skiing, photo expos.. and more come expecting the unexpected for this 80th anniversary celebration!

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Let's discover our heritage:

- On Tuesdays during low season, a guided tour to visit the village's churches (book before from the Tourist Office)
-  The Farm's animals in the Ballancy hamlet
- Some walks to discover the old village:
De fermes en bergeries & A la découverte du village d'antan

What is "Les Carroz"?

In Savoyard dialect, it could be a “crossroads”, the “crossing of paths” or a “scree slope”... but most of all it is THE resort founded in 1936 with the first draglift operational in 1939, the longest in Europe at the time.