Avoriaz ski holidays are so popular because they are well placed on the Portes du Soleil circuit, probably the world’s biggest lift-connected ski area. Avoriaz is known for its wood clothed structures in award winning architectural design and undoubtedly won an award for this. Avoriaz is an automobile free zone created for ease of moving, cleanliness and relaxed living.
The French Ski Resort of Avoriaz belongs to the Portes du Soleil ski location with access to 400km of downhill skiing, with 285 pistes, served by 196 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Avoriaz itself (650km of pisted ski runs), the proper ski Pass will enable you to ski or snowboard in the other Portes du Soleil ski resorts of Abondance, Châtel, La Chapelle d’Abondance, La Grande Terche, Les Gets, Montriond, Morzine, Saint Jean d’Aulps, Champoussin, Champéry, Les Crosets, Morgins and Torgon.
Avoriaz Ski Holidays
The ski resort itself is above 1500m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is generally possible. With skiing above 2000 metres, snow cover is usually trusted.
There are 4 Airports within 2 hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and brief ski vacations to Avoriaz are completely possible.
Avoriaz Ski Chalets
Avoriaz is really a modern French ski resort fantastic for skiers and non-skiers. There’s a fantastic choice of ski chalets in Avoriaz which can accommodate ski groups of any size.
The Avoriaz ski chalets have variety from 6 sleepers towards the biggest sleeping 20.
Avoriaz Ski Holidays
Avoriaz ski holiday prices are per person, based on full occupancy of rooms.
Prices may vary subject to availability, flight/room supplements and/or changes.
Images from the Avoriaz Tourist Office.
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|Non Skiers||Very Good|
|Avoriaz Skiing Altitude||2280m High, 1100m Low|
|Domain Skiing Altitude||2400m High, 950m low|
|Number of Pistes||Avoriaz – 49 & Portes du Soleil – 300|
|Number of Lifts||Avoriaz – 35 & Portes du Soleil – 193|
|Terrain Parks||1 park, 1 pipe & 1 boarder cross|
|Linked Resorts||Chatel, Les Gets & Morzine|
|Non Ski Childcare||Yes|
|Transfer Time||1 Hour 30 Mins|
|Off Piste||Very Good|
Skiing in Avoriaz
In the morning, everybody in Avoriaz stacks out of their apartment or condos and gets on to their skis – it’s an experience, rather like ‘heavy traffic’ in a town or city however everybody in ski equipment and moving. The location is so well developed that there’s hardly ever a walk included to reach a lift. If the bottom of the lift you desire to take is above you, you can simply ski down to the bottom of the six-seater chair that runs through the town and get a lift up to the top.
As you are in the centre of the Portes du Soleil you have a large option ahead of you every early morning. On the other hand this claim isn’t really rather as strong as the other location that makes it – the Trois Vallées – which just declares 600km (375 miles) however does have it all completely connected, whereas at a couple of essential points in the Portes du Soleil you might have to slip your skis off and hop on a bus to make a link.
Avoriaz is a great option for all levels of skier. The ski schools are all extremely well respected, with the Ecole du Ski Français (ESF) and the International Ski School both functional in the resort. Many skiers coming from Avoriaz into the Swiss sector take the chairlift down this slope.
Avoriaz Ski Holidays
One of Europe’s leading snowboarding locations, Avoriaz provides a great mix of both function developed parks and natural destinations. There are 2 irreversible snow parks with a similarly long-term superpipe (120m long, 6 metres large), so you do not have to stress that absence of snow might indicate absence of centres as at some other resorts.
There are 3 snowboarding schools in overall, consisting of the ‘boarding just’ Emery school which provides an equipment-inclusive bundle. An unique leading worth minimal location snowboard Pass is provided by the resort for those who wish to focus on the snow park instead of clock up a great deal of piste kilometres.
To highlight its status as a significant ‘boarding capital, Avoriaz has an uncommon unique location for kid ‘boarders. Town Snowboard is scheduled solely for kids aged 6 to 16 at all levels.
Looking for a luxury ski holiday
The appeal of Avoriaz ski holidays to a more youthful worldwide crowd reveals in its generally dynamic après ski scene. Along with the dining establishments there are 10 bars which consist of a piano and a bar; there’s likewise a live music bar and a night club.
The Studio 9 Bowling Street stays open up until 2am – it has 2 bowling streets, swimming pool and computer game along with a bar. Skating on the floodlit ice rink is likewise readily available and there are 2 modern-day movie theaters with Dolby digital stereo. It’s rather a popular choice for skiers to end the day in among the Portes du Soleil resorts, have a look at the night life there and take a late night taxi back up to Avoriaz.
- Outdoor Ice Rink
- Horse Drawn Sleigh Taxis
- Aquariaz Swimming Complex
- Spa Pure Altitude
- Deep Nature Spa
- Ten Pin Bowling
- Aero-Bi Paragliding
- Dog Sledding
- Seraussaix Farm near Avoriaz
- Gym & Squash Courts