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Portes du Soleil

Domaine francophone suisse. Territoire chablaisien et valaisan, Geneva, Switzerland
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Best Ski area in Europe

For variety of ski area and value, I defy anyone to question it is not the best! Its 650kms of... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2018
Alpinebreaks2010
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Chatel, France
Portes du Soleil

Very nice place to ski/surf. The domain is quite huge shared in Swiss and in France. I highly... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2017
Xavier P
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Switzerland
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Reviewed March 28, 2018

For variety of ski area and value, I defy anyone to question it is not the best! Its 650kms of pistes link to several resorts on the French and Swiss sides. Great events going on all throughout the year!! Not just a ski area, but...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2017

Very nice place to ski/surf. The domain is quite huge shared in Swiss and in France. I highly recommand this place.

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Reviewed June 22, 2017

Our favourite ski area and summer Biking/Hiking retreat, a wonderful area to explore, lots of lovely Alpine villages and quality restaurants, recommend Les Gets, Morzine, Samoens. All lively places all year round, I have used this area for 12 years and find something new every...More

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Reviewed May 3, 2017

Great ski region and open to all (great fun for all ages - lots of ski schools and 'life' for grown ups. Memory from recent holiday was son getting to the top of a mountain and going 'left for Switzerland, right for France'! Amazing memory...More

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Reviewed April 27, 2017

The Valais (Wallis) part of Portes du Soleil is does not have the bests slopes for beginners. I suggest you head to Les Gets instead. Further more we had a bad experience concerning the access cards: they sold us outdated ones. I had to go...More

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Reviewed April 5, 2017

A truly magnificent place, great views, friendly ski school for the kids and just enough snow in April to get out. Worth visiting and taking a day trip to France and back or conversely Switzerland and back. Thoroughly recommend this place as such a large...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2017

Great skiing area, which is very widespread and all connected by lifts. This makes it ideal to go skiing for a day and never hit the same slope twice. Compared to Austrian resorts; the lift infrastructure is a bit 'outdated' in the French parts (Swiss...More

1  Thank JP P
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Reviewed March 20, 2017

This is the biggest skiing area in Europe. We skied a week without repeating the same slope too many times. There are some challenging "cross" slopes which are less crowded than the normal ones. Some of the black slopes were closed. (the steepest slope is...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

I have skied extensively in Europe and this is by far the best area. You can get everywhere from Morzine and can ski over into Switzerland for some of the best runs. Get up high if you can but be aware lifts shut on very...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

March 5th, at midday we board the lift Expresse Mosette. I now know (internet searches) that it is the second longest chair lift in Ported de Soleil over 2 km long and a crucial link between the French and Swiss side of the skiing area....More

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