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Amenities Région Chablais-Portes du Soleil

last updated: February 3, 2013

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 1050 m
Inhabitants - total: 39305
City  X 
By a lake  X 
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by public boat line  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 2 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 31
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 2000
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 18000
Group lodging - total beds: 2000
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Holidays on a farm  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Hotel with weight-loss programme  X 
Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours  X 
Finnish runway / ash trail  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
City-tour, organized, on foot  X 
Other information all year round  
Congress center - capactiy of biggest hall - number of persons: 600
Mountain railways - info phone: 024 479 02 00
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer 24 remontées mécaniques fonctionnent en été, pour vous permettre de vous promener et admirer le paysage sans effort!
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 1050 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 2277 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 25
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 2277 m
Cogwheel trains in summer - total: 1
Cable-cars in summer - total: 4
Gondolas in summer - total: 6
Chairlifts in summer - total: 15
Public boat line in summer  X 
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 580 km marked
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 300 km
Biking trails within Destination 200 km marked
Mountainbike slopes 650 km marked
Downhill bike slopes 30 km marked
Obstacle course for bikes  X 
Biking in Switzerland, town/resort along the way  X 
Riding trails 380 km marked
Climbing wall, marked / Via Ferrata  X 
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
Devalkart slope 100 m length
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" wake-board, voile, parapente, trekking à cheval, VTT
Other information for summer  
Camping ground in summer  X 
Families / children - in summer  
Children's animation, organized  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: Lac de Taney/Vouvry, cirque de Salanfe/Evionnaz, Plateau de Barmaz/Champéry, Lac et Fontaines Blanches/Morgins, Bois Noir/St-Maurice, Domaine des Barges/Vionnaz
Cultural sights: Vieux Moulins de la Tine/Troistorrents, Musée des barques et traditions du Léman/St-Gingolph, Théâtre du Crochetan/Monthey
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Sentier planétaire et forestier/Morgins, sentiers culturels & bisse des Vieux Moulins de la Tine/Troistorrents, sentier Forestier/Torgon, Chemin de Croix/Monthey, sentier nature et sentier des fortifications Dufour/St-Maurice, sentier des essences/Vérossaz, sentier nature/Salanfe, sentier des oiseaux/Champéry, sentier des Lacs d'Anthème, sentier de la tourbière/Vionnaz
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter:
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1 portesdusoleil.livecam360.com/
Live Cam 2 webcam.telechampery.ch/telechamp/webcam2/current.jpg
Detailed local Weather Link www.telechampery.ch
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Portes du Soleil
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1050 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 2466 m
Price one day pass adult 57 CHF
Price one day pass children 43 CHF
Preis 6 Tageskarte Erwachsene 270 CHF
Preis 6 Tageskarte Kinder 203 CHF
Familien Reduktion  X 
Ski bus  X 
Local transport installations in winter - total: 195
Subregional transport installations - total: 44
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 2250 m
Cable-cars - total: 4
Cogwheel trains - total: 1
Funiculars - total: 0
Gondolas - total: 10
Chairlifts - total: 79
Skilifts - total: 104
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 024 479 02 11
Point of measure ski area bottom 1650 m
Point of measure ski area top 2250 m
Number of slopes: 283
Local ski slopes 650 km marked
Alpine ski area with skipass subregion 250 km
Slopes for night skiing, illuminated 5 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 51 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 39 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 8 % advanced
Level of difficulty of slopes 2 % Experts
Alpine ski area surface 400000 m2:
Snow-/Boardercross slopes - total: 5
Snowboard  
Fun / Obstacle or Snowboard Park - total: 11
Snow canons for snowboardpark  X 
Halfpipes - total: 1
Snowboard park illuminated at night  X 
Snowboard - info phone: 0848 765 345
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross country comments Ski de fond/Langlauf à/in: Champéry, Les Giettes sur Monthey, Morgins et Les Crosets
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 0848 765 345
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 1050 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 1100 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 7 km local
Cross-country skiing slopes 7 km subregion
Skating slopes 7 km
Skating trails 7 km marked
Cross-country skiing slope, illuminated at night 4 km
Winter hiking trails 385 km marked and prepared
Snowshoe trail 118 km marked
Tobogganing  
Snow canons for tobogganing installation  X 
Public transportation to tobogganing installation  X 
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Families / children - in winter  
Children's snowpark, maintained  X 
Children's animation, public  X 
Other information for winter  
Camping ground in winter  X 
Excursions on a horse-drawn sleigh, organized  X 
Excursions with sleigh dogs, organized  X 
Curling rinks number 4
Ice-climbing, organized  X 
Snowkiting  X 
Davalkart slope, winter 300
Snowkart slope, official, marked  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (winter):""" Raquettes, parapente, dévalkart, snowkite, tir à l'arc
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL www.portesdusoleil.com
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.