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Avoriaz - Tourism in the Haute-Savoie

Established in 1966, this modern winter sports resort in Upper Chablais, situated at an altitude of 1,800 metres, forms a harmonious group of wood-clad apartment buildings. In the winter, the resort becomes pedestrian only. Cars are then not allowed in the resort centre and replaced by sleds. Avoriaz is in the heart of the Portes du Soleil (Gateway to the Sun), a vast ski area with 650 kilometres of pistes.

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On a plateau facing south and overlooking the valley of Morzine, Avoriaz is located in the heart of the vast domain of the Portes du Soleil skiing. Close to the Swiss border, between Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva, the resort to the mimetic architecture is a perfect example of modernism integrated nature. Nestling in its green pastures, Avoriaz is a resort in the enchanting environment: trees, lakes, greenery, chalets, varied wildlife ... car free resort, village symbol of environmental protection, Avoriaz is renowned for its architecture where unusual wooden chalets seem to merge with the background rock.

Pedestrianized, is a feature that provides a quality of life in the heart of the resort. Tonic, it helps to relax with family while enjoying the beautiful scenery to explore.

Avoriaz is as a great leisure club with a multitude of activities in the village center: Adventure for children, children's village, equestrian center, archery, beach volleyball, minigolf, multisports area. In this large area of ​​freedom, the children play freely. In July 2012, Avoriaz opens Aquariaz, an aquatic paradise to discover!

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