Portes du Soleil Ski Area

Portes Du Soleil Ski Resorts

Straddling the French-Swiss border in the heart of the Alps, the Portes du Soleil ski area, or Gateway to the Sun, boasts more than 8m of powder every year. The area is a haven for skiers of all abilities offering great skiing all round.

One of the biggest winter playgrounds in the world, the Portes du Soleil ski area offers 650km across 286 pistes. Sitting between 985m and 2,254m, there is an abundance of snow for every skier to enjoy carving through. Skiing between France and Switzerland is an exciting experience, just remember your Euros and Swiss Francs!

The sheer size of Portes du Soleil means that everyone will find a ski resort that suits them. With such a huge number of ski resorts to choose from, you can be sure that you will find accommodation that ticks every box. From ski-in ski-out chalets, to self-catered apartments and luxury five-star hotels.

The views across the Portes du Soleil ski resorts are second-to-none. From the mountains, you can see as far as Mont Blanc, right across to Lake Geneva, giving spectacular photography opportunities. 

Portes du Soleil ski holidays are great for foodies too, with the unique combination of French and Swiss cuisine for you to experience. There is also a good selection of bars throughout the entire region, from Irish pubs, right through to clubs.

Take a look at our hand-picked collection of chalets, hotels, and apartments from across the Portes du Soleil and discover what could be the holiday of a lifetime by calling our ski experts, or making an enquiry online.

Great For

  • Traditional Alpine charm
  • Uncrowded slopes
  • Families
  • Tree skiing
  • Stunning scenery
  • Snow-sure pistes


Perched on a snow shelf overlooking the region, Avoriaz ski resort is one of the most distinctive ski resorts in the Alps. 


One of the oldest and prettiest ski resorts in Switzerland, Champery is a charming village nestled below the amazing Dents Du Midi mountain peaks.  


Châtel is a beautifully traditional mountain village with all the modern amenities you could need. This ski resort in the Portes du Soleil is fantastically tailored towards families. 

Les Gets

A small yet attractive family-friendly ski resort in the Portes du Soleil with beautiful chalet-style architecture and an all-round welcoming atmosphere. 


Morzine is a long established ski resort oozing Savoyarde charm. The resort is also the best in the Portes du Soleil ski area for après ski.


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