Top Gear Meets the Ski Slopes of ARC 1950

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Top Gears Richard Hammond will be racing an Audi over the mountains of Les Arcs, Erna Low offer accommodation within the Arc region, for those looking to get closer to the action why not enjoy a trip to Arc 1950 with Erna Low. You can catch Top Gear on Sunday, BBC 2 at 8pm.

Thought you might like to know that Arc 1950 will be on Top Gear this Sunday, BBC 2 at 8pm. And will feature top Speed Flyers François Bon and Antoine Montant (the Columbia world speed flyer champion 2007) race against Richard Hammond in an Audi.

The man vs machine challenge, which was filmed this April shows fantastic snow cover over the mountains of Les Arcs.    

The Top Gear team was in Les Arcs for five days for the three day shoot which started at Arc 1950 and raced the 40km to the village of Villaroger.

If you miss it then you can watch the programme online by clicking on this link it's available for viewing one week after broadcast    

Erna Low is the acting as UK tourist office representative for the newly completed village of Arc 1950 in the heart of the French Alps.

This 4* complete ski-in ski-out village has already won gold awards from the Homes Overseas Awards 2006 (Best Ski Development and Best French Apartment). Located in the resort of Les Arcs (linked to neighbouring resort of La Plagne in 2004 forming Paradiski of 425km of pistes), the village is celebrating its recent completion with the opening of the two latest residences, Le Manoir Savoir and Le Chalet de Lys. Over 500 high quality self catering apartments, set over 8 residences, make up Arc 1950, together with local shops, restaurants, several outside swimming pools, kids' club, its own ski school, as well as a large array of entertainment on offer throughout the winter.

Located at a height of 1950m, with skiing up to 3000m, this is the perfect winter playground for holiday makers and the most popular choice by Erna Low clients out of all our featured resorts. Designed and created by Canadian developers Intrawest, Arc 1950 is the latest addition to the Alps and has pioneered 4 star quality accommodation in a self contained village in the Alps. Intrawest has several resorts to its name, including Whistler, host of the forthcoming 2010 Winter Olympics. Arc 1950 is their first European venture. Erna Low are Ski Specialists who offer ski holidays, chalets and breaks to many resorts throughout Europe, USA and Canada.


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