By |Published On: 10 June, 2024|3 min read|

Avoriaz is part of one of the oldest and largest ski destinations in France: Portes du Soleil. This area is so large that it extends into Switzerland. With its approx. 650km of slopes, it is also the world’s second largest continuous ski area. Located 100km east of Geneva and rising 1,800 metres above sea level, Avoriaz is a skiing paradise that offers some of Europe’s best views. Check out Sunweb’s holidays to Avoriaz, for an awe-inspiring experience.

A large group skiing on the slopes in Avoriaz

Photo: Perfect conditions for skiing on the slopes of Avoriaz, France

Avoriaz: authentic and car-free

Welcome to Avoriaz, a gem amongst the French Alps that attracts skiers and snowboarders from all over the world. You won’t soon forget its unique charm and stunning slopes. Located in Portes du Soleil and surrounded by breathtaking mountain scenery, Avoriaz is a paradise for ski enthusiasts of all ages and abilities.

The splendour of the slopes

Avoriaz is famous for its pristine slopes and varied terrain, offering something for every skier and snowboarder. From steep black runs to wide, blue slopes, there are plenty of opportunities to challenge yourself and enjoy the stunning views along the way. With more than 600 kilometres of slopes in the Portes du Soleil ski area, there are always new adventures to chase.

Two skiers smiling at the top of a piste

Photo: Take your friends skiing on a holiday to Avoriaz

Snow and sun

Avoriaz is known for its reliable snow and sunny weather, making it an ideal destination for a ski holiday all the way from December – April. Its elevation and sophisticated snow cannon system ensure excellent snow conditions throughout the season, and who doesn’t prefer skiing on a sunny day?

Charming village life

In addition to fantastic slopes, Avoriaz also has a lovely atmosphere. With car-free streets and traditional wooden buildings, it has an authentic look and feel. You will find everything from cosy cafés and restaurants to lively bars and après-ski venues. Avoriaz’s après-ski scene is particularly popular, as you can party until you drop. For foodies, there are also plenty of opportunities to enjoy the local cuisine, or shop for souvenirs and relax after a day on the slopes.

A group of friends enjoying a drink after skiing

Photo: Experience the amazing après-ski scene in Avoriaz

Family-friendly facilities

Avoriaz is also suitable for family holidays, with a wide range of family-friendly facilities and activities. Children will love the area just for them on the slopes, the kids clubs, and fun activities such as sleigh rides and ice skating. Avoriaz also offers a wide range of accommodation options to suit families of all sizes and budgets.

Relaxation and wellness

After a day of skiing or snowboarding, treat yourself to a relaxing wellness treatment or go for a swim in one of Avoriaz’s lovely indoor pools. With plenty of spas and wellness centres to choose from, you will always have the opportunity to relax and recharge your body after an active day on the slopes.

A woman grinning on the slopes in Avoriaz

Photo: Endless skiing fun

With well-maintained slopes, a family-friendly environment, and excellent accommodation, it’s no wonder why Avoriaz is a much-loved skiing paradise. The journey is worth it just to try your hand at one of Europe’s steepest slopes, Le Mur. Plan your dream holiday to Avoriaz with Sunweb today. Whether you are an experienced skier, a beginner, a family, or a couple, Avoriaz is ready and waiting for you.

Hi! I'm Sally, one of Sunweb’s travel experts. I’m always planning my next adventure, and I’ve learnt a lot along the way. Check out my travel blog posts for advice and inspiration.
10 June, 2024

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