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Avoriaz, an entirely pedestrian resort

Located in the commune of Morzine in Haute-Savoie, Avoriaz is a ski resort that was built ex-niholo, at the end of the 60s.

The station was particularly well thought out, since it is entirely pedestrianwhich allows families to walk around without any risk with the vehicles. This pedestrianization also allows a city less noisy, with shuttles organized with carriages, pulled by hair.

Nestled in the heart of the fourteen stations, forming the domain ski area of the Portes du soleilAvoraz is at 1800 meters of altitude, and offers a very nice snowmaking It is a medium-sized mountain, thanks to its high altitude and the orientation of its massif. It is possible to reach the Switzerlandclose by, just by taking the ski lifts.

At the level of provisions, you will find all the shops and restaurants necessary for your stay.

To escape the pollution, and live the mountainAvoriaz is an ideal place to stay for a while. destination for a stay in Avoriaz. interesting, and especially for families, looking for convenience.

Activities in Avoriaz

In summerAvoriaz is the favorite place for hikers and mountain bikers. The very beautiful landscapes that one discovers there attract the adventurers and the amateurs of outdoor activities. Note that the station has recently opened a aquatic complexwith numerous pools, slides and spas.

In winter, it is one of the most beautiful resorts of ski of the Hexagon. To learn to ski, the beginner sector in in the forest located on the ridges of Zore offers not only the opportunity to slide at your own pace, but also a breathtaking panorama.

Skiing in Avoriaz

Obviously, skiing in Avoriaz is a must. Indeed, with 38 km of Nordic skiing and 95km of ski runsi, there is no risk of getting bored in Avoriaz. There are slopes for all levels. levelsand the size of the area should allow you to avoid doing the same track several times in one day.

In addition, the snowboarders will be able to take full advantage of the different snowparks in Avoriaz. The youngest will be able to practice in Riglet Park, Kids Parkwa and Lil’Stash. For the more advanced, the Snow Park La Chapelle is available. Finally, the Snowpark D’Arare and the SuperPipe are reserved for the more seasoned.

The Avoriaz ski area in figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️Avoriaz
MassifMassif du Chablais
MountainNorthern Alps
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm):95
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm) :600
Longest downhill ski run (in km)8
Name of the ski areaLes Portes du Soleil
Connected resort(s)Abondance, Avoriaz, les Gets, Morzine, Chatel
❄ Altitude of ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m)1 150
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m)2 277
Average altitude of the ski area (in m)1 714
Total height of the domain (in m)1 127
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha)112
? Difficulty of ski trails ?
Number of green runs8
Number of blue runs25
Number of red trails14
Number of black runs6
Total number of downhill ski trails53
? Lifts ?
Ski lifts14
Children’s treadmill1
Fixed grip chairlifts6
Detachable Chairlifts11
Cable cars0
Total number of lifts35
? Nordic area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area)8
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm):38
?️ Services in the station ?️
Presence of a snowpark:Yes
Presence of an aquatic complex & spa :Yes
Trails accessible on foot from the village :Yes
Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village)1200
Slogan of the stationWelcome elsewhere
? Access to the station ?
Nearest train station: Cluses
Bus shuttle to a train station:Yes
Distance from Paris (in kilometers)608
? Price survey in the station ?
Price list of the ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 57 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 285 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 120 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 65 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 950 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 1 250 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food) 1 760 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transport and food) 2 504 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 5 660 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 7 050 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 339 600 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 705 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 108
Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the stay rate / 108
Evaluation note of the ski area and ski lifts / 1010
Note on the diversity of activities (except skiing) / 1010
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 109
Note on the average cost of a stay / 105
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /108,5
? Station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 108,4
? Ranking according to ? 15th position on 232 stations in France

Avoriaz ski slopes map

avoriaz ski slope map
Map of the slopes
Situation of Avoriaz in the Portes du Soleil

Avoriaz in 19 Questions and Answers

  • What are the winter activities in Avoriaz ?

The resort of Avoriaz is very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities such as :

Ski touring Ski touring : this activity will allow you to get closer to nature and enjoy the panorama that the mountains have to offer. You can discover the local fauna and flora.

Snowboarding Snowboarding : this activity will allow you to take advantage of the Snow Park to enjoy the thrill.

Snow cross This activity offers you an ungroomed slope. This is so that you can fully enjoy the sensations of free skiing and snowboarding in complete safety.

The Lil’Stash This activity offers an enchanted forest with perched huts and barbecues. Perfect for young and old, it is also equipped with a slide, ropes, sculptures and games of all kinds.

  • What are the activities in summer in Avoriaz ?

The resort of Avoriaz also offers many summer activities such as :

MOUNTAIN BIKING: This station has DH (Down Hill) and enduro tracks for the pleasure of all mountain bike lovers and professionals. You will be able to evolve on the tracks corresponding to you best.

Hiking : This activity offers you more than 40 trails for your hikes. You will be able to fully appreciate the beauty of the nature of Avoriaz and observe its waterfalls, streams and all its fauna.

Trial Trial : the resort of Avoriaz also has several courses of Trial. You will have at your disposal for this activity 54 courses distributed on all the field for always more sensation.

Golf : Whether you are a professional or an amateur, you can play golf in Avoriaz. Indeed, the resort has a golf course and even a school for beginners.

  • What to visit in Avoriaz and its surroundings ?

Among the places you must visit in Avoriaz, we can mention The Chablais, The Castle of Ripaille, The village of Yvoire, The Gorges du Pont du Diable, Aulps Abbey.

  • Where to eat in Avoriaz ?

The resort of Avoriaz offers more than 20 restaurants among which we can mention : La Réserve, The Epicerie Avoriaz, Le 155 Steakhouse.

Avoriaz offers a number of different accommodations such as theHotel Belambra Clubs Les Cimes du Soleil, Pierre & Vacances Residence Atria-Crozats, Pierre & Vacances Premium Residence L’Amara.

  • How big is the ski area of Avoriaz ?

The ski area of the resort of Avoriaz has a size of 600 kilometers, divided into 50 tracks. Of these runs, the longest is 5 kilometers long. It also has 38 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of Avoriaz?

This area has a ski area altitude between 1150 meters and 2277 meters high.

  • What is the price of the Avoriaz ski pass?

Their packages start from 57 euros per day, and 285 euros per week.

  • What is the average price of a rental apartment in Avoriaz?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 950 euros, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 1250 euros.

  • Does the resort of Avoriaz have a bike park?

Yes, it has a Bike Park, which measures 80 kilometers and has 18 trails, the longest of which measures 7.5 kilometers.

  • How to get to Avoriaz by train ?

You can easily get there from the train station in Cluses. Then you can take one of the available shuttles to get to the resort.

  • What is the zip code of Avoriaz ?

The zip code of Avoriaz is 74110.

  • In which department is the resort of Avoriaz located ?

The resort of Avoriaz is located in the department of Haute-Savoie.

  • Does the resort of Avoriaz have a tourist office?

The resort of Avoriaz is part of the Avoriaz Tourist Office. It is located at 44 Prom du Festival, 74110 Morzine, France.

  • Are there any webcams in Avoriaz ?

Yes, there is a webcam, which you can find at this web address

  • Where can I find information about the weather in Avoriaz ?

You can find the latest weather report for Avoriaz at

  • What is the opening date of the lifts in Avoriaz ?

In Avoriaz, the lifts usually open the first week of December until the beginning of April, but it all depends on the snow conditions in the mountains.

  • Is there an ESF school in Avoriaz?

Yes, it is at 83 Place Jean Vuarnet, Place du téléphérique, 74110 Avoriaz, France.

What is’s opinion about Avoriaz?

In the end, gives the average rating of 8.35/10 to the resort of Avoriaz, which ranks it 15th in France. Its strong points are : proposed activities, charm of the station, Internet users’ evaluation.


Access to Avoriaz

If you come by vehicle (with winter tires or chains), you will have to take the D338, which you will take from the village of Morzine. You will have to leave your car at the entrance of Avoriaz, where there is a parking lot. Indeed, as we mentioned before, it is a pedestrian resort.

Otherwise, there is a parking at  » Les Prodains « , further down, where you can park your car, and then you can go up by gondola. This saves you the trouble of driving up, especially when there is a lot of snow.

By train, you will have to get out at the Cluses stationwhere bus shuttles connect with the station.


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