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Avoriaz Ski Resort, France

  • Resort height: 1800m
  • Highest lift: 2466m
  • No. of lifts: 199 (Portes du Soleil)
  • Guide lift pass price: £244
  • No. of slopes: 283 (Portes Du Soleil)
  • Total piste: 650Km (Portes Du Soleil)
  • Transfer times: 1 Hour 50 mins

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Ski-in ski out resort sitting at 1800 metres, Avoriaz provides doorstep skiing in a purpose-built resort that is the perfect option for families looking for easy access to the slopes.

The resort is part of the Portes du Soleil ski area in France which encompasses 12 resorts including Morzine and Les Gets.

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Skiing in Avoriaz

Great for All Abilities
Avoriaz is a great resort for all ski abilities (again making it a popular choice for families). The infamous ‘Swiss Wall’ is a must for expert skiers while there are plenty of ski areas and slopes to suit beginners to intermediates. 

Best for Boarders

The Portes du Soleil area is a firm favourite for boarders offering plenty of boarder friendly slopes, five snow parks and a super pipe. 

Travel by Horse and Carriage

Avoriaz benefits from being a car free resort. The best way to get around? Hop on the public transport (a horse drawn carriage) and travel in style! The drivers know some of the best viewpoints in the village. 

Apres Ski in Avoriaz

Avoriaz has a good atmosphere for après. Le Yeti provides a lively atmosphere with outdoor, slope side seating. Similarly, Chalet d’Avoriaz has a terrace with a DJ playing for table dancing at the end of the day. The Place is also a popular choice for post ski entertainment with live music most evenings. 
For a more relaxed drink at the end of the day Le Cave is a recommended wine bar. 

Dining in Avoriaz

There are plenty of dining options in Avoriaz most serving French cuisine. La Tavaillon is tipped as the go to place for burgers and Le Chapka is known for great tapas. 

In-Resort Activities

Be ‘bowled’ over by the amount on offer in Avoriaz. This vibrant resort has lots to do from bowling to ice diving: 
Bowling alley 
Cross country Skiing 
Horse drawn sleighs
Mountain biking on snow
Dog sleighs
Ice climbing
Ice diving
Snow shoeing
Snow mobiling

    Ski essentials in Avoriaz

    Organising ski hire has never been easier. Select your preferred departure date and see what discounts we offer when you pre-book.

    Up to
    15% off

    Bronze Silver Gold Platinum Ski Saver
    Adult   (14+ yrs) Skis | Poles £105 £90 £142 £121 £174 £148 £203 £173 Book your ski hire at the same time as purchasing any lift pass and save an additional
    £20 per person
    Ski | Poles | Boots £120 £102 £163 £138 £203 £173 £237 £201
    Snowboard £142 £121 £174 £148
    Snowboard | Boots £163 £138 £203 £173
    Child   (6-13 yrs) Skis | Poles £92 £78
    Ski | Poles | Boots £115 £98
    Snowboard £92 £78
    Snowboard | Boots £115 £98

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    Ski essentials in Avoriaz

    A lift pass is a necessity for every ski holiday and often a sizeable chunk of your holiday budget. As a result, and using our 35 years of experience, we have sought great value prices for you, so browse via resort and date to see how much you can save!

    Six Day Full Area Pass Ski Saver
    Senior   (65-99 yrs) £220 Book your ski hire at the same time as purchasing any lift pass and save an additional
    £20 per person
    Adult   (20-64 yrs) £244
    Youth   (16-19 yrs) £220
    Child   (5-15 yrs) £184

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    Ski essentials in Avoriaz

    No matter what level you are – first time skier to seasoned pro, everyone can find ski tutorial to suit their level. Browse our ski lessons via date to see our current rates. Prices based on morning lessons – subject to availability.

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