Users' questions

What altitude is Avoriaz?

What altitude is Avoriaz?

Top elevation 2466 m
Base elevation 1100 m
Skiable area 130 km (Avoriaz) 650 km (Portes du Soleil)
Runs 51 (Avoriaz) 283 (Portes du Soleil)

Is Avoriaz snow sure?

With a seasonal snowfall average of around 7.5m at resort level, Avoriaz is officially the snowiest ski resort in France. Not surprisingly, its local slopes are very reliable for snow, especially on the north-facing Les Hauts Forts, Arare and La Chavanette sectors.

Are the ski lifts open in Avoriaz?

The extensive network of Avoriaz & Portes du Soleil lifts is open both in summer and winter.

Is there snow in Avoriaz in December?

What are the weather & snow conditions like in Avoriaz in December? Whilst there will be snow up the mountains, a white Christmas is never a guarantee in the village itself. However, it’s definitely cold with temperatures averaging from -3°C to 5°C, with around 10-11 days of snowfall.

Is Avoriaz a good ski resort?

Avoriaz is the ideal high-altitude base from which to explore the vast 600km network of slopes that form the cross-border Portes du Soleil ski area. Located at 1800m, Avoriaz is by far the most snowsure of the ski areas within the Portes du Soleil – making this the best bet for an early season visit.

What is the highest ski lift in Europe?

– Matterhorn
The ski resort Zermatt/Breuil-Cervinia/Valtournenche – Matterhorn is the highest ski resort in Europe. With 3,899 m , it has the highest slope/ski slope or the highest ski lift/lift in Europe.

Does Avoriaz have snow cannons?

Snow reliability Les Portes du Soleil – Morzine/​Avoriaz/​Les Gets/​Châtel/​Morgins/​Champéry. Snow cannons usually assist on the valley runs. All significant connection slopes from one village to the next have snow-making capabiilites in the large ski resort.

Can you drive into Avoriaz?

Parking at Avoriaz You can not use your car in the resort, so you will have to park it outside. There is a covered car park at the entrance to the resort; an outdoor car park 300m away; or parking near the Les Prodains lift (which goes into the heart of the resort) just outside Morzine.