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Address: Geneva, Switzerland

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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... read more

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67 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 ski area.

Thank Keffmeister
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 Compared to Austrian resorts; the lift infrastructure is a bit 'outdated' in the French parts (Swiss part eg Morgins is slightly 'newer') with a lot of tow lifts. The slope restaurant... More 

Thank JP P
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142 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 here)

Thank emma f
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152 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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 windy days so don't get stuck! Can get busy so avoid half term and French... More 

Thank Jencheltenham
Basel, Switzerland
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70 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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. It's full capacity is 160 people. After about 5-7 minutes the lift stops and does... More 

Thank E S
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed February 16, 2017

Have been skiing here for last 5 years and love it. Great variety of skiing to suit all. Good value and big enough to escape the crowds. We usually stay in Chatel.

Thank Emma B
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed February 3, 2017

We have been here 9 times, Say no more. We normally stay in Avoriaz which gives access to the whole Poles du soiled ski area.

Thank schofip
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2017

Just had a wonderful family skiing holiday. Great facilities for the non skier including a pristine olympic swimming pool in Morzine and lots of options for snow shoeing

Thank suenapier2017
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

It is a quite place for snowing....The main problem are the lifts! You need to be professional to take it! We were four, and just two of them could go to the mountain... The snow was not very good....It was ice very hurtfull!

Thank Nida A
Geneva, Switzerland
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109 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed December 6, 2016

Its an hour by car from Geneva, but there are more pistes than you could ever want and nestled in the middle next to the loud well know Morzine you have this lovely little resort!

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