Portes du Soleil Ski Holidays

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

One of the biggest winter playgrounds in the world, Portes du Soleil offers 650km of skiing 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 resort that suits them best. With such a huge number of resorts to choose from, you can be sure that you will find accommodation that ticks every box, from ski-in ski-out, to self-catered, to luxury five-star abodes. 

The views across the Portes du Soleil ski area 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 is 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 Ski Solutions' hand-picked collection of chalets, hotels, and apartments from across the Portes du Soleil region 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 is one of the most distinctive resorts in the Alps. 


One of the oldest and prettiest 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 resort is fantastically tailored towards families. 

Les Gets

A small yet attractive family-friendly resort with beautiful chalet-style architecture and an all-round welcoming atmosphere. 


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


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