Travel by luxury coach from London to Cluses for Avoriaz with Snow Express from only £65. A shuttle bus operates between Cluses and Avoriaz which is run by SAT Autocars - their timetable can be found on www.altibus.com. We hope to be able to offer through tickets in the very near future.
The Domain of "Portes Du Soleil"
A boundless domain for skiing without frontiers, of the 14 resorts of the immense domain of "Portes du Soleil", Avoriaz has the good fortune to occupy the central position, just a short way from Switzerland. Skiing among the snow covered pin trees, As varied as the landscape before you : Lac Leman, les Dents du Midi, Mont-Blanc.
Skiing without frontiers, where skiers can go from France to Switzerland-to change cultures, to taste other gastronomic delights : 650 km of happiness.
The Ski Area "Grand Avoriaz"
The ski area "Grand Avoriaz" offers fun for everybody...The altitude guarantees snow throughout the season, an average of 8m per winter.
Avoriaz uses the natural shape of the mountains to create true playgrounds for the whole family. This is how the snowcross on the boarder piste in the "canyon" were innovated.
The Stash, The First Giant Ecological Snow Park Comes To Europe
Avoriaz has always succeeded in being creative when designing its slopes and snowparks.
This year, Avoriaz has brought to Europe a new generation of 100% natural snow playgrounds : The Stash.
A new concept in snowparks imported from the Californian resort of North Star, it was developed by Jake Burton himself, famous for his visions on the future of the snowboard. Attracted by Avoriaz's reputation as a snowboard centre, the professionalism of the teams here and the resort's ability to designate an area reserved for the project, Burton chose Avoriaz as the only European resort capable of managing this ambitious project.
Burton's philosophy is to create an area in the middle of the forest that caters for a mixture of freeride and freestyle, whilst simultaneously transmitting messages about environmental protection.
The "Stash" is born from absence - as Jake Burton stated - sliding structures for 'senior' riders who started freeriding about 20 years ago and who now have children who are into freestyle, where there is enormous potential for development.
Parents and children aspiring to ride together in this area whilst doing different forms of snowsports will find here a domain that is, by common consensus, ideal for shared fun. Riding the Stash means heading into the heart of nature but on secure terrain.
Situated in the middle of a large expanse of un-groomed snow it is ideal for trying out wide turns in powder snow. These slopes wind in and out of the trees in the Lindarets forest and are punctuated with hidden wooden obstacles all around the circuits that skiers stumble across when hurtling down a 'secret passage'. You have to ski or snowboard down the same slope many times to discover all the concealed modules.
The Go Wild Outdoor Music Festival – Portes du Soleil
- First ever from the 2nd to 9th April 2011 –
Come to the Portes du Soleil for the most innovative live music event in Europe!
An original and unique festival...so wild
A programme....so pop-rock
Every day an amazing concert, with the best of the French and International pop/rock scene:
BB Brunes, Kezia Jones, Inna Modja, Jamaica...