There are fabulous opportunities for cross-country skiing in the Portes du Soleil, along superb, panoramic routes that follow the area's contours, in forests and elsewhere. In total, 280km of signposted routes to choose from.
This sporting activity that puts a premium on endurance is available in Avoriaz where there are 38km of slopes spread out over 8 circuits.
Access to cross-country skiing in Morzine-Avoriaz is free; though if you want to try the circuits up the mountain, simply purchase a cable car ticket to reach them.
Discover or rediscover the pleasures of cross country skiing, skating or classic technique on the superb pisteof Les Gets!
From Abondance to Châtel via La Chapelle, browse the Abondance Valley via 25 km of slopes, 12 km of Nordic trails and 10 km of footpaths.
The cross-country ski area in Abondance valley follows the Dranse river, offering cross-country skiers of all levels more than 40km of maintained tracks, from greens to blacks.
The cross-country ski area in Abondance valley extends along the edge of the Dranse river across 3 resorts: Abondance, La Chapelle d'Abondance, Châtel. Within easy reach of Switzerland, these resorts are one of the entry points to the Portes du Soleil. The cross-country zone offers nearly 40km of linked skiing and Nordic routes, at between 900 and 1500 metres.
Saint Jean d’AulpsMore
As a family, with friends or alone, discover a world of Nordic activities and enjoy the snow, with your cross-country skis on! The Aulps valley and the Portes du Soleil are just waiting for you to glide your way around the idyllic mountain views...
Prepare for a Frozen North experience on this route around Lake Montriond, which crosses snowy clearings and forest.
3 double trails 20 km long through the magical forest and along the river.
The Grand-Paradis lives up to its name, for good reason. Some people are willing to go further still, comparing it to the Canadian Frozen North, thanks to its special climatic conditions.