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Avoriaz Ski Resort, Morzine

(3.9/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
Avoriaz Ski Resort is called the "Saint Tropez de Neige." The resort touts breathtaking runs: The Lindaret is the most popular, not only for its red and blue runs, but also for its whitewashed beauty. If you’re expert on the slopes, then head over to Haut-Forts with a number of black runs starting at 2,400 m (7,874 ft) and ending at 1,100 m (3,608 ft.) Take a break from the slopes with a conceptual snow park called "The Stash." The park models sustainable development with its snowboard ramps that rise from the drifts as if they grew there. Summer months are still hopping in this winter wonderland. For example, "The Portes du Soleil" is one of the best downhill mountain biking stations in Europe, while the "Aquariaz" is home to over 1,500 tropical plants that surround heated indoor pools and waterfalls. From 1973 to 1993 the resort was the host the Festival International du Film Fantastique d’Avoriaz, a film fest that gathered some of the biggest names in science fiction and horror, including Steven Spielberg, David Cronenberg, and David Lynch. Rare posters advertising the event, and the films it debuted, adorn the walls at the Le Bistro restaurant.  Put Avoriaz Ski Resort at the forefront of your travel plans using our Morzine trip builder.
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  • Fantastic ski resort! Lovely wide slopes and few drag lifts. Also ideal for beginners. Possible to expand for the whole portes du soleil ski pass. Sure do. It only remains to France, so you can expect little of the Apres ski.
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  • The resort is car free - but there are lovely horse drawn sledges to get around. It is a modern purpose built resort but still very well done. I have never seen so many blocks of flats anywhere else i...  more »
  • We have visited Avoriaz on three occasions now and love it. The resort gets a good amount of snow meaning you can ski in and out and even through the village! In the village there are different restau...  more »