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Avoriaz

Skiing in Avoriaz

Slopes

6
15
26
6
Total 53

Lifts

3

18

14

Height

2277m
1150m

Glacier

0

Cross-country

38Km

Fun park

4

Avoriaz

Slopes

307Km
1091Km
800Km
30Km
Total 2228Km

Lifts

61

343

417

Height

2466m
900m

Glacier

0

Cross-country

251Km

Fun park

106

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Regulations per resort 

Distance required in public areas (in metres)
Yes
1 meter
Max persons together outdoors
Yes
Max. 10 persons
Not allowed to share a room with someone outside your household
No
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Available
Obligated mouth mask
Transfer
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Gasstations
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Shops
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Restaurants
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Bars / Apres-ski
Yes
Bars and cafés are now open in France but in certain departments classified as active circulation zones for the virus, the prefects can take more restrictive measures to fight the epidemic, in consultation with local elected officials.
Discotheque/Club/Nightlife
Closed
Certain hours not allowed to be outside, curfew
No
Not allowed to sell alcohol in certain hours
No
Events open air or indoor
Yes
Max. 500 persons
Wellness
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Skilifts
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Ski lessons
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Ski rental
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Slopes
Open
Mouth Mask
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Quarantaine
No
Covid test before departure or wait in quarantaine
No
Covid test on destination (random or everyone)
No
Health declaration
Yes
All travelers are required to complete and carry the certificate corresponding to their situation: for exceptional international travel from abroad to France and for a non-conforming trip to certain overseas communities
Other formalities needed to enter destination?
No
Additional measures per ski region
No
Additional airline and bus rules
No
Other excursions
No

General information

Avoriaz ski holidays are one of the most popular winter breaks in all of France. Due to its high altitude and car free village, skiing in Avoriaz offers mostly ski-in, ski-out accommodations throughout the winter. The architecture is beautiful with many buildings using a lot of wood to create a rustic, traditional alpine ambience. Although the village is car free, there are still plenty of ways to quickly get around, one of which being the charming horse sleighs dotted around the village.

Local transport is only included in the accommodations: Résidence Antarès, Résidence Atria and Résidence Electra. The shuttle bus runs daily from 08:00 - 19:00.

The Slopes

Avoriaz ski holidays are known for being a great for both beginners and young children. Skiing in Avoriaz offers around 77km of pistes, however with the full Les Portes du Soliel lift pass you have access to over 650km. Les Porte du Soleil is home to a number of other famous French resorts including Morzine, Châtel and Les Gets. With the full lift pass it is even possible to ski all the way to Switzerland!

The Resort

Whilst remaining popular among families, skiing in Avoriaz also offers a fantastic après-ski scene. There are many renowned restaurants and lively bars including Shooters and The Place. Aside from skiing in Avoriaz, there are plenty of fun options to keep busy. Aquariaz is considered “a water paradise”, it has a number of pools, rapids, a rope swing and much more. There is also a cinema, a theatre and snow huskies within the region.

Sunweb has a wide variety of different ski holiday packages to Avoriaz. From cheap, more basic apartments to luxurious all-inclusive hotels, there is an option to suit every budget. And if all this isn't enough to convince you that an Avoriaz ski holiday is the ski holiday for you, Avoriaz is located close to the Swiss border meaning a very short transfer time to Geneva Airport compared to other destinations.