amber about Avoriaz


Date 17 July 2019


My rating of Avoriaz

Beginners Cross country Atmosphere
—Intermediate Snowboard/freestyle Après-ski/events
—Advanced Families & Children Winter hiking

The setting
The people are a little cold compared to other ski areas in France

Tips from amber on Avoriaz

No cars no dirty snow just white the sound of the snow of skis and of horses it's a marvellous place and fairytale-like with an enormous ski area and no queues... trees snow sun everything is done on skis arriving leaving it's amazing

Average ratings about Avoriaz

Beginners Cross country Atmosphere
—Intermediate Snowboard/freestyle Après-ski/events
—Advanced Families & Children Winter hiking
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Date 10 March 2015

From: Graham & family about Avoriaz

We love the Portes du Soleil

The Portes du Soleil seems to have infinite slopes, wherever you go! Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned skier, you'll find your dream slopes here. For freestylers there are more than enough options, the choice of snow parks is great - Gary our t...

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Date 24 July 2014

From: Jean about Avoriaz

Great all round resort

Ski resort in a super setting up on a cliff - don't go near the edge if you don't like heights! Tons of activities for the whole family - great skating rink and awesome new indoor pool with so much to do for all ages. the kids prefered this to the sk...

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Date 22 March 2013

From: Wendy & family about Avoriaz

Great resort for a family ski holiday as everything is easy to access

Great doorstep skiing which made this ski holiday really stress free - although you have to be careful to get the right lift back to the resort or you could walk quite a way! Nice family holidays spent here - kids loved the snowy streets and horse sl...

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Date 2 March 2013

From: Angela Costa about Avoriaz

Really fantastic all round resort with skiing for all levels and tons of atmosphere

The skiing here is just superb - we heard everyone talking about the famous 'Wall' slope, with huge moguls - we're good skiers but not quite that good! Apparenty it's awesome! The ski and snow parks here are great fun for all the family, with jumps,...

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Date 1 March 2013

From: Jeff about Avoriaz

You'll never find another ski resort like this one!

The pedestrian centre is really bizarre to start with - when you arrive, you have to carry your luggage to your accommodation on a sledge! Even though there are a lot of high apartment blocks, I actually really felt at home here and the high building...

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Overview of the ski area Les Portes du Soleil


Ski lifts

Additional information

Blue slopes320 km Drag lifts102Start of the season23 December
Red slopes210 km Chair lifts81End of the season22 April
Black slopes70 km Gondola lifts13Glacier
Off-piste0 km Train0Min. altitude930 m
Total600 km Capacity25500 Pers./HourMax. altitude2460 m
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