Avoriaz is fantastic as it has a genuine family feel. The resort sits at 1800m in the heart of the massive Portes du Soleil ski domain with 650km of marked slopes. From its cliff, Avoriaz overlooks the Morzine valley. Being a pedestrian resort, Avoriaz is a on-ski area. Sleds and skis are everywhere. The interesting architecture makes Avoriaz a modern resort coated with a wooden topping. All its buildings are covered in red cedar wood that are covered in a thick blanket of snow. Avoriaz is well equiped to facilitate children as it has a designated are specialy designed for children, thanks to its designer, Annie Famose. The village has leisure centres as well as fun ski and snowboard instructors that can begin teaching youngsters from the age of 3. Full day lessons begin at 9 and finish at 5 with breakes and lunch, however you can also have half day and hourly private lesson.
Skiing area Avoriaz
Slopes : 5 26 14 6
Children activities & Ski schools
Halte Garderie Les P'tits Loups - Nursery
From:3 months old
Opening hours:Everyday from 8:45am to 5:00pm
Prices:from 22.50 € / day - 13.50 € ½ day
Village des enfants - Children’s clubs
From:3 years old
Opening hours:Everyday from 9 am to 5.30 pm
Prices:47€ / day - 35 € ½ day
Discounts all season
up to50% discount
depending on shop
5% additional discount *
with 4 or more hired packs
10% additional discount *
with 10 or more hired packs
* Discounts only applicable in participating shops.
Avoriaz celebrates 50 years as 'Resort of the Future
When you head out on a ski holiday, you may not necessarily consider the history of the destination. After all, if you're going for the snow sports snf it's the modern amenities that are probably most important to you. How many lifts are there, how fast are the routes up the mountain and what's the snow like - those are the questions you will most likely ask.
Which ski resorts are car-free?
For many of us, cars are an unavoidable part of everyday life. They get us to work, are part of the school run and a trip to the supermarket would be much more difficult without a motorised vehicle to help bring home the shopping. While automobiles might be a necessary convenience most of the time, one place they aren't needed is on a ski holiday in the Alps - and that's why there's a growing trend for resorts to prohibit cars.
Rock On during the Avoriaz opening weekend
The start of the winter sports season is an exciting time in the Alps and it's certainly something to celebrate as visitors from around the world head into the mountains. This year, Avoriaz will be throwing a proper party for its opening weekend, with music, activities, happy hours, live shows and plenty of snowboarding action.
Where are the best ski-in ski-out resorts in France?
If you're headed to France for a fun-filled getaway in the snow, you probably want to spend most of your time out on the pistes - not stomping around from one place to another in your clunky ski boots. Let's face it, it doesn't matter if you've found ski boot hire with the most comfortable footwear imaginable: ski boots just aren't made for walking around.
Aquariaz: a tropical paradise in Avoriaz
With their high altitude and chilly winters, it's no wonder that the Alps are best known for their snow and icy conditions. And that's why they're such popular destinations for skiers and snowboarders in the winter months. But what if we told you that you could enjoy a balmy, rainforest-like atmosphere on your next visit to Avoriaz?
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Ski Hire at Avoriaz
For your rental at Avoriaz, Skiset takes care of everything.
Reservation is quick and easy. We pass your order on to the shop in
Avoriaz resort who will prepare your order in advance. Whether you
want to order skis or a snowboard, we offer both adult and child packs.
Skiset is made up of 800 rental shops in 400 resorts in Europe and the
USA, so there's bound to be one near to your accommodation at
State of the art equipment and personalized service Avoriaz
At Skiset you will be welcomed by professionals who are passionate
about the mountains. Renowned skiers or instructors of Avoriaz resort, our advisors are best able to advise you according to your
preferences, your level and also the snow conditions in Avoriaz resort. Located in the most convenient areas of Avoriaz resort, our
shops are dedicated to the enjoyment of skiing. Depending on the range
of equipment you choose to hire, you may also change your skis or try a
snowboard during your stay at Avoriaz
An accompaniment to all events and to the preparation of skiers,
that's the Skiset mindset.
If you liked Avoriaz, you may like our European resorts:
For almost 20 years Skiset have been equipping skiers, thanks to its
teams of professionals in European and North American ski resorts.
Hiring ski equipment
is quick and easy in Avoriaz resort
Choose your closest Skiset shop in Avoriaz by using our resort map
and then select the dates of your stay. Then choose your material from
the array of state of the art skis and snowboards on offer, let us know
your address and then pay.