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The 5 best ski villages in the skiing region Les Portes du Soleil

  1. The 5 best ski villages in the skiing region Les Portes du Soleil

Discover the best ski villages in the skiing region Les Portes du Soleil

The skiing area Les Portes du Soleil is the largest skiing area in Europe and is formed by 12 unique ski villages. Whether you like a quiet and authentic village or a vibrant ski village where you can ski all day long. In the skiing area Les Portes du Soleil you can do it all. Which village is the best base for a winter sports holiday in Les Portes du Soleil? Read on.

  1. Authentic
  2. Bustling après ski
  3. Family friendly
  4. Car-free

#1: La Chapelle d'Abondance

The most family friendly village is La Chapelle d'Abondance. The village has its own ski area which is ideal for novice skiers and children. At the professional ski school in the village you can go for ski lessons. Here you will experience an authentic and quiet winter sports experience, in the village you will find good restaurants, supermarkets and a bakery. La Chapelle d'Abondance is ideal for winter sports with the family.

#2: Châtel

The popular winter sports village Châtel is the most centrally located ski village in the ski area Les Portes du Soleil. From here you can ski to Switzerland or to the other French ski villages. It is the ideal starting point for long ski trips. Châtel is an authentic ski village with cosy restaurants and bars. A good base for a winter sports holiday with family, friends or colleagues. Time to discover the many kilometers of slopes!

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#3: Morzine

A lively ski village suitable for the avid winter sportsman, diehard après-skiers or for families. Morzine is a cosy village with many restaurants, bars and nice ski shops. The ski lifts are within walking distance of your accommodation so you won't need the car for the rest of the week.

#4: Avoriaz

The ski village of Avoriaz can be recognised by its high-rise buildings. The village is car-free and is situated at a snow-assured altitude, the highest mountains in the ski area are nearby and offer you a beautiful view over Mont Blanc. From any accommodation you can walk straight onto the slopes. The village consists of separate neighborhoods, in the district "Centre" you will find the cozy bars and terraces. This is where the après ski lives!

#5: Abondance

Compared to Avoriaz and Morzine, Abondance has remained a real farming village. The pleasant and authentic atmosphere provides a feeling of coming home. The village has its own ski area, ideal for the novice skier or with the family. Abondance is the only village with its own cheese. A real must is cheese fondue from the local Abondance cheese! 

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👪 What is the most family friendly ski village in Les Portes du Soleil?

The ski village of La Chapelle d'Abondance is a family friendly ski village in the ski resort of Les Portes du Soleil. The village has its own ski area which is perfect for children. 

🥂 Which ski villages in Les Portes du Soleil are most suitable for après ski?

There are cosy restaurants and bars in every village. Do you really want to go après ski after skiing? Then the villages Avoriaz, Morzine and Châtel are suitable. 

❄️ Is the ski area Les Portes du Soleil snow sure?

Due to the altitude of the skiing area Les Portes du Soleil it is a snow-assured skiing area during the winter months. In addition to snow there is also plenty of sunshine. The perfect combination. 

🏡 The most central accommodation in Les Portes du Soleil?

The spacious apartments of Oasis Les Portes du Soleil are within walking distance of the slopes and the charming village of La Chapelle d' Abondance. The apartments have several bathrooms and bedrooms.