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The glide in all its formsin the Portes du Soleil

Skiing in the Portes du Soleil

The first cross-border domain

The Franco-Swiss Portes du Soleil ski area is the world’s first cross-border ski area. It is also one of the largest ski areas in the Alps. Between France and Switzerland, the domain offers you a majestic panorama and a total change of scenery!

Two countries, two currencies, two ways of life, the same language with melodious and different accents but the same love of the mountains. And, the 12 typical or avant-garde village-resorts that make up this territory, have managed to keep the charm of the Chablais life at altitude.

This particular implantation of the ski area allows vacationers to travel with their skis on. A journey within the journey, beyond the borders, which invites to the bucolic, contemplative, sporting, gustatory stroll, for young and old alike… There is something for all tastes and all types of skiing in the Portes du Soleil!

Skiing in the Portes du Soleil resorts

Portes du Soleil in figures
  • 600 km of skiing
  • 30 snowparks,boarder-cross and ski-cross
  • 2 Countries: France and Switzerland
  • 208 lifts
  • 307 runs
  • 400km2 of surface area
  • Min. altitude. 900m max. 2460m
  • An Alpine domain with almost inexhaustible possibilities
  • 600km of skiing and 208 lifts are at your disposal to cover the 12 Franco-Swiss resorts of the domain.

The area also offers many sliding activities: slopes dedicated to new glides, ski touring, cross-country and snowshoeing itineraries, sleigh or snowmobile rides etc…. You won’t have time to get bored! On the slopes, it is possible to start your skiing in France and finish it in Switzerland and vice versa… If you are a beginner don’t be afraid, the Portes du Soleil ski area in the French and Swiss Alps has slopes for all levels:

39 green slopes conducive to learning,
130 blue slopes to get started smoothly,
105 red slopes to move to the next level,
And 33 black slopes to ensure sportsmen the full of strong emotions.
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The Franco-Swiss domain

The Portes du Soleil ski area is just waiting for you!

With this, no more excuses for not coming to ski with us! In France or Switzerland, the Portes du Soleil is waiting for you! And thanks to the Portes du Soleil pass, the first international ski pass created in 1976, no worries, all the slopes remain accessible. The Portes du Soleil invent, skiing without borders!

The Portes du Soleil area allows you to practice all the winter sports and activities you love: freestyle, freeride, snowboard, alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, cross-country skiing, telemark, snowshoeing and handiskiing.

For your vacation in the Swiss or French Alps, you can choose from different resorts:

– family friendly resort

– sporty resort

– charming village resort

How to know if you are in Switzerland or France? Only clue, listen and recognize the accents of the lift attendants! Have a great trip!

Skiing for all!

Large Ski Resort: Skiing Big

With its 12 linked resorts, Les Portes du Soleil is a huge ski area. From large ski resorts to small charming resorts, there is something for everyone!

The Portes du Soleil ski area offers slopes for all levels; for beginners as well as for athletes. Fun or unusual areas, futuristic snowparks, freeride zones are also available in the different French or Swiss resorts.

You can, depending on your desires, opt for a large avant-garde and trendy ski resort or choose a small charming village resort for a relaxed, family or romantic vacation!

– sporty resort

– charming village resort

How do you know if you are in Switzerland or France? Only clue, listen and recognize the accents of the lift attendants! Have a great trip!


Our summer/winter selection

Each to their own mountain. The Portes du Soleil cradles the dreams of children. Children of all ages. Baby skiers and first descents with their hearts beating teddy bears, snowflakes, the stars in their sights. The older ones with the pleasure of thrills in the snowparks or filmed in slalom to share the experience.

And finally, the adults with the heart of a child. Those who dreamed of snow long before they knew the joy of having skis on their feet. The domain has created incredible slopes for them. If there is no age to discover the mountain, learning to ski with confidence and safety is an exclusive privilege of the Portes du Soleil.

The Portes du Soleil is the mountain at human height. The mountain that can be discovered on foot, in a horse-drawn carriage, on a sled, on skis, on snow or sitting by the fire. The mountain as you like it.