Ski rental Avoriaz
There are no taxis or cars in Avoriaz, you can go by foot, on skis, in a sligh or horse-drawn carriage only to preserve the center of the resort. All holidaymakers love the friendly atmosphere of Avoriaz, its mountain restaurants and sunny terraces, and the available equipment delights even the most experienced skiers. Avoriaz offers prized direct access to the sprawling ski area of the Portes du Soleil. Named the best family resort in 2013 at the World Snow Awards in London, Avoriaz is a dynamic resort that leaves no room for boredom. The pistes are open from early December to the end of April, and resort is open in the low season for year-long enjoyment.
Ski area focus
One of the undeniable assets of Avoriaz is its proximity to the Portes du Soleil ski area. Avoriaz is one of just 12 French-Swiss ski resorts with direct access to this unique area: one of the largest ski areas in the world! The extent of the space entirely dedicated to gliding is quite staggering. The area of Portes du Soleil has over 650km of winding trails spread across some 296 ski slopes, and these are served by nearly 200 ski lifts! There are also 90 restaurants on the slopes, 11 snowparks, 4 boardercross courses and many other amenities. The new slides have been furnished with equipment from Boarder cross, Superpipe, Snowzone and Lil'Stash. The little ones will not be left behind, and parents can take full advantage of activities, thanks to the Children's Village - an area completely dedicated to 3-16 year olds.
You don't have to ski to fully enjoy a stay in Avoriaz. Non-skiers and those needing a powder break can enjoy a wide range of activities. Restaurants, horse-drawn carriages, dog sleds, snow scooters, bowling alleys, discotheques, snow mountain bikes, squash courts, snowshoe and Nordic walking trails are all close by to keep you entertained. Thrill seekers can try their hand at the freefall, go ice diving or speed riding, take a helicopter flight and many other adrenalin pulsing activities! Lovers of nature and starry nights can escape for an exceptional trappers evening, and there is a full calendar of festivities organized by the town of Morzine. Festivals, concerts, snow carnivals, enchanting lightshows and sporting events all make for an unforgettable holiday.