42points

Avoriaz

56points

Flaine

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41 facts in comparison

Avoriaz vs Flaine

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How does Avoriaz compare to Flaine?

  • 22 more restaurants/bars
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    32vs10
  • 280meters higher mountain height
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    1180metersvs900meters
  • 2.3inches more snowfall (December)
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    66inchesvs63.7inches
  • 5.92$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    52.81$vs58.73$
  • 1 more hostels and hotels
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    3vs2
  • 607.12$ cheaper season ticket price
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    648.57$vs1255.69$
  • 3 more snow parks
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    4vs1
  • 4 more chalets
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    11vs7

How does Flaine compare to Avoriaz?

  • 55 more ski slopes
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    63vs8
  • 102km bigger skiable area
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    140kmvs38km
  • 13.1km closer to nearest airport
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    92.9kmvs106km
  • 21 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    23vs2
  • 3 more ski trails (high difficulty)
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    5vs2
  • 2 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
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    7vs5
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
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  • 2km longer ski run
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    14kmvs12km

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General info

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
2.mountain height

1180meters

900meters

The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.
3.summit height above sealevel

2280meters

2500meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
Source: city's official website, 2021.
5.base elevation

1800meters

1600meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
6.months open yearly

4months

4.5months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
7.Is child friendly
Avoriaz
Flaine
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

Skiing

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
4.Allows off-piste skiing
Avoriaz
Flaine
In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.
Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. High-difficulty trails (marked with a black diamond) have a slope gradient of more than 40%; such trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a good challenge.
The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Low difficulty trails (marked with a green circle) have a slope gradient between 6% and 25%. Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners.
8.Has a ski school
Avoriaz
Flaine
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
9.ski pass daily

52.81$

58.73$

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

Leisure

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
5.Has a spa
Avoriaz
Flaine
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
7.Has an ice rink
Avoriaz
Flaine
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
8.Has snowmobile circuit
Avoriaz
Flaine
A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.
9.Has a golf course
Avoriaz
Flaine
The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

Facilities

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.
Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2021.
Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
6.Has camping facilities
Avoriaz
Flaine
Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

Snowfall

1.snowfall december

66inches

63.7inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.
2.snowfall february

119.6inches

165.5inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.
3.snowfall march

115.7inches

144inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.
4.snowfall january

95inches

115.3inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.
5.snowfall april

117.9inches

144.9inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

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