Located at the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski domain, Avoriaz is a high altitude resort and one of the most popular winter destinations in the Alps. An easily accesible ski resort, it is located on a plateau high above Morzine. The architecture is truly unique and set around a car-free centre.
Avoriaz is a superb resort for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. Its high altitude and north-facing slopes complement each other, resulting in consistently excellent snow records. Enjoy the benefits of links to different resorts around the Portes du Soleil ski area, which holds over 650km of beautiful pisted runs to Châtel and Champéry in Switzerland. You can also take your pick from over 60 mountain restaurants interlinked by over 200 lifts. Nevertheless, Avoriaz boasts plenty of its own wonderful slopes, ranging from ‘The Swiss Wall’, a thrilling mogul-filled run for experts to the many peaceful, smooth runs for beginners.
The resort is car-free, creating a safe and peaceful environment. Horse-drawn carriages wind around the town’s wooden high-rise buildings, whilst the snow-covered paths and streets allow for ski-in/out accommodation and facilities. The centre of the village is vibrant, offering many activities for all.
Avoriaz is a perfect ski destination for a family ski holiday. It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or advanced skier as there are slopes fit for all abilities. Not only does Avoriaz have a fantastic ski area, it also has fun and exciting activities to do at night, such as the local swimming pool, an ice rink, bowling and many other enjoyable activities. These suit the young and the old and families can spend quality time together whilst doing something they enjoy.