46points

Avoriaz

78points

Val d’Isère

Avoriaz
Val d’Isère
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44 facts in comparison

Avoriaz vs Val d’Isère

Avoriaz
Val d’Isère
46
points
Avoriaz
78
points
Val d’Isère

How does Avoriaz compare to Val d’Isère?

  • 38km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    106kmvs144km
  • 2km longer ski run
    ?

    12kmvs10km
  • 15.1$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    52.81$vs67.91$
  • 8.28inches more snowfall (February)
    ?

    119.6inchesvs111.32inches
  • 1.1inches more snowfall (March)
    ?

    115.7inchesvs114.6inches
  • 857.61$ cheaper season ticket price
    ?

    648.57$vs1506.18$
  • Has night skiing
    ?
  • 3 more snow parks
    ?

    4vs1

How does Val d’Isère compare to Avoriaz?

  • 150 more ski slopes
    ?

    158vs8
  • 262km bigger skiable area
    ?

    300kmvs38km
  • 27 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    59vs32
  • 726meters higher mountain height
    ?

    1906metersvs1180meters
  • 38 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    40vs2
  • 13 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    ?

    18vs5
  • 27 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    29vs2
  • 8inches more snowfall (December)
    ?

    74inchesvs66inches

General info

1.distance from airport

106km

144km

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

1906meters

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

3456meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
4.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Avoriaz
Val d’Isère
Source: city's official website, 2020.
5.months open yearly

4months

5.5months

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

Skiing

1.ski slopes

8

158

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

38km

300km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

2

40

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
Val d’Isère
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.
5.longest run

12km

10km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
6.Offers open cross-country skiing
Avoriaz
Val d’Isère
Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.

Leisure

1.restaurants

32

59

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.restaurants on the slopes

5

18

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.
3.number of museums

0

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.number of cinemas

1

1

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.number of theaters

0

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
6.Has a spa
Avoriaz
Val d’Isère
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

3

27

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
2.chalets

11

15

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.
3.number of kindergartens

1

1

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.
4.number of five star hotels

0

5

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
5.Has camping facilities
Avoriaz
Val d’Isère
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

74inches

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

119.6inches

111.32inches

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

115.7inches

114.6inches

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

117.9inches

124.15inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.
5.snowfall january

95inches

104.7inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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