The Portes du Soleil is a ski area with 12 linked resorts on either side of the French-Swiss border. It is considered one of the world's biggest ski areas with 197 lifts and 650km of slopes, although they are not all fully linked.
An exceptional ski area for dream holidays
The Portes du Soleil ski area is one of the world's largest international ski areas. It links 12 resorts on either side of the French-Swiss border: Abondance, Avoriaz, Châtel, La Chapelle d\'Abondance, Les Gets, Montriond, Morzine-Avoriaz, St Jean d\'Aulps, Champéry, Morgins, Torgon, Val-d\'Illiez - Les Crosets - Champoussin
The Portes du Soleil are a genuine natural powder reserve at the heart of the Alps. They offer skiers exceptional views at the top of each lift, slopes that wind their way through snow meadows and spruces, and mountain chalets that have stood the test of time.
The ski area enjoys exceptionally good snowfall and great snow quality from mid-November to the end of April, with an average of 7.83m of powder every year.
The Portes du Soleil ski area is open December 20th, 2014 through April 19th, 2015.
(the ski area will be partially open December 12-19 2013 and April 20-26)
The Portes du Soleil in numbers:
- 296 slopes: 28 black, 106 red, 127 blue, 35 green
- 194 mountain lifts
- 400 km²
- 11 snowparks
- 4 boardercross
- 90 slopeside restaurants