Skiing in Avoriaz in the French Alps

Now that the holidays are over, many people take the opportunity to take a few days off and to rest from so much stress caused by these dates and all the commitments that we have in them. The best destinations in these cold winter months are the ski resorts , especially the European ones, which fill up from December to welcome both lovers of this sport and those who want to discover it. One of the best options is to ski in Avoriaz , a station located in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,800 meters, very close to the border with Switzerland.

Inaugurated in 1966, it has the peculiarity that you cannot get there by car , so to be able to go you must do it by horse-drawn carriage, sleigh, skiing or on foot. The adventure begins before arriving. This season they have 49 slopes for all types of skiers and ski modalities, in addition to about 40 lifts and a chairlift that has the capacity to move about three thousand people per hour, so if you see a lot of people in the queue, don’t you get overwhelmed because it circulates quickly.

Avoriaz has, in addition to great ski slopes, a lot of charm in every corner and is also the ideal place to practice tennis, archery, hiking, golf or mountain biking. In the village the houses maintain their old appearance and you can hear the sound of the sleigh bells at every corner. It is really beautiful and with so much nature your camera must have enough battery and card because you will not stop shooting. To get to Avoriaz , the easiest thing is to fly to Geneva, which is 67 kilometers west and from there you can catch a bus that takes you to Prodans, located in the lower part of Avoriaz.