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Next years European Gay Ski Week will be hosted by the amazing resort of Avoriaz, March 19th - 26th 2016. This is one of the most distinctive Alpine ski resorts you will probably ever visit; perched high on a rocky promontory it looks down over the cliff edge towards Morzine and beyond. Situated at the centre of the Portes du Soleil it falls within the Chablais region of the Haute-Savoie.

The Financial Times (weathertoski.co.uk) has ranked Avoriaz the number 1 snowiest ski resort in France in 2013, with an average of 8 metres’ snowfall per winter. This gives EGSW 2 metres more average snowfall, than any other Gay Ski Week in Europe!

Avoriaz is a ski-in, ski-out resort where no car are allowed. Fully integrated into the surrounding ski area, Avoriaz is unique with its snowy pedestrianised streets, the taxis are horse-drawn sleighs, the streets are ski runs and all accommodation has direct access to the slopes. 

With Geneva International Airport ONLY 1.5hr away from Avoriaz, and TGV stations equally close, EGSW 2016 will be easily accessible for guests from far and wide around the world!

We can’t wait to show you more of Avoriaz, as this stunning resort has won many awards & accolades in recent years including:

Aquariaz water park is unique, the only alpine water park of its type in the world. It has been designed as an aquatic paradise in the mountains featuring lush tropical vegetation growing amoungst the rocks, a river flows through with a variable gentle currents, a slidewinder, a large pool with climbing walls, hot tubs and the must-try: an open-air spa heated to 34 degrees! This will be the venue for our pool party, and here, there are no rules regarding swimwear its shorts or speedos as you wish.


As you all know we have been growing from strength to strength with your enthusiasm & recommendations, our search for great artists, clubs, DJ's, restaurants, accommodation and of course not forgetting great ski slopes continues...


We promise you this for 2016:

  • The Avoriaz slopes are amazing, with variety for all levels of skiers and snowboarders.
  • A broad selection of accomodation choices, to suit all budgets.
  • A new concept in snowparks, also featuring the world famous "The Stash" piste run.
  • The club nights, will as always, be bigger and better than ever.
  • More International Cabaret Artists & Perfomers than ever before.
  • Many varied 'Aprés' activities which will keep everyone busy and entertained from dusk till dawn.


Great New Ski Location

Avoriaz is ideally located in the middle of the Portes du Soleil ski area, with access to high-altitude skiing for everyone among the most stunning panoramas in the Alps. You will ski through alpine countryside, with open panoramic views of the Dents du Midi and Dents Blanches and the mountains beyond.

Whether you like to take it easy or push yourself to the limits, you will find a wide choice of routes on varied terrain, skiing down into broad open valleys on pistes running through the trees. It’s a skiing experience that appeals to skiers of all ages & abilities! The altitude guarantees snow cover from December to April, with an average of 8 metres of snow every winter. This is why weathertoski.co.uk (Financial Times) has ranked Avoriaz in the Top 10 snowsure ski resorts in Europe in 2013.

Entertainment & Activities

We always provide the greatest entertainment for your enjoyment, and with Avoriaz hosting one of the biggest Alpine Music Festivals for the last 4 year "Rock the Piste", the resort is well equipped with everything we need. Avoriaz also boasts over 28 restaurants, a plethra of clubs & bars, so you will be seeing all your favourite acts and club nights returning together with some great new ones...

Also there are many great activities on offer for thrill seekers, snow addicts and just to have some alpine fun... The list is endless including; Mountain bike on snow, Yooner, Night Sledding, Helicopter rides, Ski Joering, Skydiving, Caving, Speed riding and paragliding, Dog sledging, Horse-drawn sleigh rides, Nordic walking, Segway, Snowscoot, Snowshoe walking, White trail, Trapper outings, Groomer outings...


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