- Over 600 kilometres of skiable terrain across the Portes du Soleil ski area
- Avoriaz has a resort altitude of 1,800 meters
- Portes du Soleil skiable terrain is as high as 2,300 metres
The purpose built, snow sure resort of Avoriaz is the highest in the Portes du Soleil - the world's largest international linked ski area. Awarded the Best Family Resort in the Snow Awards justifies its reputation as family friendly, as well as appealing to skiers and boarders of all abilities with slopes such as the best blue run in the area, Abricotine, and Coupe du Monde being the best black run with great views. The whole resort is traffic free and easily accessible whether on skis, on foot or even horse drawn sleigh. There's a wide choice of shops, restaurants and bars with a varied selection of nightlife.
Skiing and snowboarding in Avoriaz
Avoriaz is located above Morzine and is part of the Portes du Soleil ski area, both of which are known for their abundance of high-quality and diverse skiing and snowboarding opportunities. Avoriaz itself is perfect for all abilities as there are plenty of cruisy blue slopes and tree lined runs. For the more advanced, upgrading to the Portes du Soleil ski pass is your ticket to endless adventures, you will have access to 650km of piste across France and Switzerland. If you are after a challenge, have a go at skiing The Circuit - it is the best way to see as much as the Portes du Soleil as possible. It takes about six hours for an intermediate skier to complete, not including the all important lunch break.
Avoriaz has always been at the forefront of snowboarding culture, it was actually the first resort in France to open a terrain park. Since then, it has become an excellent choice for snowboarders and freestylers of all levels, with a wide range of snow parks to choose from. The Stash is an off-piste, tree-run, free-ride park with numerous tables, rails, and wall-rides. Additionally, there is the Lil Stash, which is designed for beginners and children and includes comparable features to those in the main park.
Where to stay in Avoriaz
We have a range of properties on offer in Avoriaz, many of which have a central location in the resort and great access to the ski slopes. Whether you want a cosy chalet or high quality apartments in the centre of the town, most of the properties have a central location with great access to the slopes.
Bars and restaurants in Avoriaz
Avoriaz has a great selection of restaurants for a variety of different tastes. The food in the area is predominantly French with Swiss influences, and be sure to try some of the delicious wines while you’re away. There are plenty of options that are suitable for families, as well as budget friendly options, including pizzerias, takeaways and cosy bistros.
What's included in an Inghams Ski holiday to Avoriaz
Flights, transfers and accommodation based on self catering, half board or chalet catering. Optional add ons include equipment hire, lift pass and tuition, please see the 'Ski Extras' tab below for more information on these.