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5 reasons to go skiing with the children in Les Portes du Soleil

The perfect ski area with children: Les Portes du Soleil

Going on a winter sports holiday together with the children is the best holiday of the year. The key question remains: which location is most suitable for my children? We have the answer; the skiing area Les Portes du Soleil in the French Alps. The skiing area Les Portes du Soleil is the largest skiing area in Europe with no less than 650 km of slopes in both France and Switzerland. For young and old unlimited winter sports fun. Read more below.

  • Lots of blue and red slopes
  • Sufficient ski schools
  • Accommodations close to slopes
  • Fun activities for children

Reason #1: Varied slopes

The vast ski area of Les Portes du Soleil offers every winter sportsman sufficient challenges. Experienced skiers as well as beginners can explore the slopes here. The different levels make it an ideal area for a skiing holiday with children. The area has no less than 170 km of blue slopes and 380 km of red slopes. Also for the children among us there is a special "Purple Milka Piste", which is a slope full of fun obstacles and games. During the French school holidays fun activities and distribution of the famous Milka cow chocolate are added for the children to enjoy.

Reason #2: Certified ski schools

In the skiing area Les Portes du Soleil there is a choice of different ski schools. All ski schools have certified ski instructors who can teach the children during the week. The ESF La Chapelle ski school has a Piou Piou Club for the little ones who learn to ski in a playful way. The lessons are in the morning or afternoon, it is also possible to make reservations including lunch. So you can enjoy your skiing holiday to the fullest!

Meet the Piou Piou Club ⛷️


Reason #3: Fun kids activities outside of skiing

The children will not be bored for a moment on the slopes during a fun ski tour with the family or during the ski lessons. But there is nothing more fun than alternating skiing with other fun activities. A visit to the local cheese-maker is highly recommended. Let the children get acquainted with the cheese farm, so they can see how the cows are milked and how the Abondance cheese is then made. A fun and educational outing during the winter sports holiday. Other fun activities are the Fantasticable in Châtel, tobogganing, the indoor playground C L'Aventure or swimming in Châtel. 

Reason #4: Spacious accommodation for the whole family

During the winter holiday it is nice to spend time together in a comfortable apartment. A perfect base is Oasis Les Portes du Soleil, the apartments are spacious, comfortable and modern. Both yourself and the children have enough space to fully enjoy a well-deserved holiday. The apartments have several bedrooms and bathrooms. The apartments also have a spacious living room and fully equipped kitchen. In addition, there is a nice play area where you can play after skiing. Plus point: directly located at the slopes and the lift, this saves a lot of lifting the equipment!

Reason #5: Easily accessible from the Netherlands

The skiing area Les Portes du Soleil is easily accessible by car. From Utrecht it is about 950 km drive. An advantage of this distance is that if you leave at night you will arrive at your destination in the afternoon. The children can sleep well on the way and in the afternoon after lunch you can book the ski lesson and rent the ski equipment. Afterwards it's time to let the winter holiday begin. Are you also looking forward to your next winter sports holiday? Book your stay today!

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❄️ What's the best children's slope is Les Portes du Soleil?

In Châtel there is a special Purple Milka slope for children. A fun course full of obstacles and games. Discover all the ski slopes of Les Portes du Soleil. 

⛷️ What is the best ski school in Les Portes du Soleil?

The ESF La Chapelle ski school is a certified ski school with well-trained ski instructors. The ski instructors teach your child to ski in a playful way.

😀 What other fun activities for children are there in Les Portes du Soleil?

In addition to skiing, there are also other fun activities to do with the children, such as going to the cheese farm, tobogganing and swimming. 

🏡 The most family friendly accommodation in Les Portes du Soleil?

The spacious apartments of Oasis Les Portes du Soleil are perfect for a stay with the whole family. The apartments are spacious, modern and luxurious. 

🚗 How long is the drive to the ski resort of Les Portes du Soleil?

From Utrecht the skiing area Les Portes du Soleil is 950 km away by car. This is an excellent distance for a car ride to the snow together with the children.