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Portes du Soleil

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Resorts 9.1
Ski Areas 9.1
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Les Portes du Soleil
Highest point: 2,466 m
Lowest point: 1,000 m
Lifts in total: 165
Tow lifts: 82
Chair lifts: 72
Gondola lift: 11
Pistes in total: 580 km
310 km
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Ski holidays Les Portes du Soleil - gateway to the sun!

Les Portes du Soleil is located at the French-Swiss border, south of Lake Geneva. At times of high visibility it is possible to see the nearby Mont Blanc (4,807 m), Lake Geneva, as well as the neighbouring mountain chain Dents du Midi. This extremely diverse winter sport region, in the midst of jagged mountain masses, encompasses 12 ski stations, 8 of which lie in the French high Savoyard mountains and 4 of which lie in the Swiss Valais. No matter whether looking for a quiet family-friendly village or a bustling party zone, every tourist will be satisfied. The first-class ski area - which is one of the most extensive ones worldwide with 580 km of piste - is an absolute must-see for every skier. The higher altitudes are very snow sure while the lower ones are assisted by snow canons.


The small resort of Avoriaz is located at an altitude of 1,800 m and is on the French side of Les Portes du Soleil's ski region. The completely traffic-free settlement was built on a former alpine pasture in 1960; here cars are replaced by horse-drawn carriages. The architecture, as well as the resort's modern design, fit perfectly into the surrounding area and also create a very cosy atmosphere. Its elevated location lends to a climatic …
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The winter sports resort Châtel is located at 1,191 m altitude in the Northern Savoyard Alps and close to the Swiss border. The traditional village has only developed to a real winter sports gem throughout the past few years and therefore still has a lot of its original charm. Châtel benefits greatly from the larger, neighbouring resorts of the ski area Portes fu Soleil: it offers perfect access to winter sports and further services, but at the …
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