Health measures related to Covid 19 on the Portes du Soleil area
Covid 19: The Portes du Soleil are committed to your peace of mind !
In each of our 12 village resorts, our teams are rigorously preparing to welcome you in optimal conditions and in accordance with national guidelines, so that everyone can enjoy their stay in the Portes du Soleil serenely.
The measures implemented to this day:
Your questions, our answers
- What activities are available in the Portes du Soleil?
We've put together a small selection of activities offered by our resorts for a serene summer.
To discover ideas for activities to do this summer in the mountains, join the Portes du Soleil community on Facebook and Instagram ! Also check out our top 5 activities to do, to "drop the mask".
- Will it be possible to eat out in restaurants at les Portes du Soleil?
According to the latest French government guidelines, restaurants will open their terraces from May 19, 2021.
The Swiss Confederation and the Canton of Valais have allowed restaurants to open their terraces since May. So you can enjoy table service on the terrace in one of the French-Swiss resorts of the Portes du Soleil this summer!
Follow the news and evolution of the French directives here.
Follow the news and evolution of the Swiss directives here.
- Is it possible to travel freely in the Portes du Soleil?
At the moment, the passage from France to Switzerland and vice versa is subject to certain limitations. Please consult the jurisdiction of the country concerned before your arrival.
- Is it possible to come to the Portes du Soleil if you live in a European country?
The regulations of each country are constantly changing due to the COVID epidemic. To verify your right to enter a country, whether French or Swiss, please check with the embassy of your country of residence before coming.
- Is wearing a mask mandatory?
Regulations are constantly changing. Depending on the destination where you plan to stay, you may be required to wear a mask in the village centers. Check the website of the municipality or tourist office of your resort to find out the precise policy for wearing a mask.
However, you are in a mountainous area. Most of the activities are done outdoors, without social proximity, and do not require the wearing of a mask.
- Will the MTB PassPortes du Soleil be held in 2021?
We are working hard to make sure that the flagship event of the year can take place in 2021. The Pass'Portes will be held over 2 weekends, in order to spread out the participants. The mountain bike show planned in Les Gets is cancelled. Information on www.passportesdusoleil.com
- Will it be possible to do the Portes du Soleil Enduro tour with the ski lifts in France and Switzerland?
At the moment, it is planned that the mountain bike areas and ski lifts will open on June 19th 2021. Unless there are governmental contraindications, yes it will be possible to do the Enduro des Portes du Soleil mountain bike tour and to link France and Switzerland by ski lifts.
Check the opening dates and times of the lifts here.
- When are the Portes du Soleil bike parks and mountain bike areas open?
The Portes du Soleil bike parks and mountain bike areas open on June 19, 2021. To check the early opening dates of some areas, click here.
For all questions regarding mountain bike and pedestrian passes, please contact the lift company that issued the pass.
Safe destination in France and Switzerland
French side: Safeguard
Launched in Avoriaz last summer 2020, the French Portes du Soleil resorts are committed to continue the effort made with the SafeGuard label issued by Bureau Veritas France. It will ensure that the tourist bodies of each resort comply with the hygiene and prevention protocols of the French government and the WHO. In addition to guaranteeing sanitary protocols, the SafeGuard label also provides training for station personnel.
Swiss side: Clean & Safe
The Swiss resorts in the area guarantee specific protection measures to protect their guests, through the Clean & Safe Switzerland label, based on the rules of hygiene and behavior, as well as on the principles of health and employee protection. by the Federal Office of Public Health and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs.