The mountains reign over the Pays d’Evian Vallée d’Abondance, which is why the superb village-resorts took up residence here.
Each resort is modestly sized and has its own specific identity: Thollon-les-Mémises has ski runs with breathtaking views across Lake Geneva; Abondance carries the typical charm of an Haute-Savoyard village and its first slopes are just 300m away; Bernex, with its Dent d’Oche mountain, joins the previous two to form the vast Montagnes d’Évian ski domain. Nearby, La Chapelle d’Abondance and Châtel provide a Swiss twist and give access to the Portes du Soleil, which is the world’s largest cross-border ski domain!
The Franco-Swiss Portes du Soleil ski area is the world’s largest cross-border domain.
It includes 12 resorts and 600km of slopes.
Included are the Abondance and La Chapelle d’Abondance domains harbouring sensational circuits and panoramic views.
La Chapelle d’Abondance offers an incredible domain, which will delight all mountain lovers. The resort brings together the Braitaz and Crêt Béni sectors to have 35km of ski runs to savour.
Instantly connected to the Portes du Soleil giving you direct access to 600km of ski runs spread out on this cross-border domain!
The montagnes d’Évian is a new ski domain next to Évian and Lake Geneva.
It groups together Abondance, Bernex and Thollon-les-Mémises ski resorts
to include approximately 100km of ski runs and endless breathtaking panoramic views.
Bernex is an authentic and family-oriented ski resort located at the heart of the Chablais Massif, providing a marvellous winter playground. There are 22 ski runs (4 black, 9 red, 5 blue and 3 green) connected to a dozen ski lifts to ensure you have maximum pleasure.
Whether you are looking for adrenalin-packed thrills or relaxing calm with a unique panoramic view, Thollon-les-Mémises will enchant you. In this cosy and friendly resort, you will find ski runs for all levels, including the most seasoned skiers.
The ESF (French ski schools) are present in all the Pays d’Evian Vallée d’Abondance ski domains. They teach young and old alike the most efficient winter sports techniques. They constantly adapt their expertise and services to new trends.
Whether you or your children choose Alpine skiing, snowboarding, or ski touring, the instructors will adapt to your needs.
60 instructors are ready to take you safely around La Chapelle d’Abondance and Portes du Soleil ski domains!
Combine the pleasure of improving your skiing or snowboarding with the friendliness of instructor-led group or individual lessons.
With 50 male and female instructors Bernex ESF provide lessons for all ages and levels throughout the winter season.
No less than 35 male and female instructors are available to assist all skiing levels from beginners to experienced.
Whether you are a beginner or experienced skier, explore the natural beauty of the region on touring skis! You will follow well-maintained and secure marked paths and be able to quickly join a ski run at each stage of your route to make your descent easier.