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: Portes du Soleil
: 4th - 11th February 2006
: Intermediate skiers, the wrong side of 40.
: We travelled with Inghams, charter from Exeter to Geneva. 1.5hr coach transfer to Morzine.
: Huge lift system, slow chairs. 2 bubbles out of Morzine - 1 to the Morzine/Les Gets area, the other to Avoriaz(and beyond). You can ride 'le petit train' between the bubbles, otherwise 10min walk. The train is like something Noddy would drive.
: Miles of easy blues and reds. Mont Chery (across the road in Les Gets) has a great terrain park. Really great facilities for beginners in Les Gets and Morzine.
: It hadn't snowed for a couple of weeks. It did snow whilst we were there, but the pistes were quite packed. The weather was great and we enjoyed the skiing. We skied all the reds/blues in Morzine, Avoriaz, Les Gets, Mont Chery, and did a bit in Switzerland. We set off from Morzine in the sun and arrived at the top of Avoriaz in a blizzard !!
: Snow conditions weren't good enough, but there looked to be a lot to do.
: I thought Morzine was a bit tired looking. However, this seems to be a French thing. Why can't they pick up rubbish and de-ice the pavements? The Austrians do.
: Point de Nyon restaurant on the mountains has to be the best eating place we tried. I had a great mushroom risotto and my other half had the best beef bourgignone ever. We did eat out every night in Morzine and had great meals wherever we went. There's a small place called 'La Flamme' near the Super Morzine bubble that I liked, and one in the main street - can't remember the name, but has a fire burning outside the door. But, you need to book.
: Les Champs Fleuris - ghastly food, ghastly room.
b]Costs[/b]: ¬£800.00 each.
: Great resort to learn to ski and take the family.Great intermediate terrain. I would go back again but would stay in Les Gets or on the Swiss side. I would opt for self catering because the restaurants were great, and I couldn't find a better hotel than the one we stayed in. And you needn't worry about feeding the kids, because every restaurant we visited made wonderful, fresh pizzas.
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