In previous years Avoriaz seems to have lacked having ‘that place’ where people go to get loose after a long day on the slopes, but after the arrival of famous bar and restaurant chain La Folie Douce, things have changed. If you’re a fan of ski holidays, and an even bigger fan of drinking on ski holidays, you’ll probably have heard of La Folie Douce, which already has prime party spots in Val D’Isere, Meribel, Val Thorens, Alpe D’huez and Chamonix. Now the bar is sitting pretty right on the Avoriaz Plateau awaiting your arrival. Undoubtedly you’ll hear the bar before you see it, with crowds of happy holiday makers spilling out onto the terrace.
Everyday house and electronic music will be playing from the DJ booth overlooking the crowd, where singers and dancers will keep you entertained and dancing until early evening. La Folie Douce is perfect for those staying in Avoriaz and for those residing down the valley in Morzine. The accessibility of the bar means that you can reach the nearby hotels and apartments and also ski down to the Prodains bubble lift, which will transport you back to the buses. The après here is from 14:00 to 18:00, so you have plenty of time to reach the last bus back to Morzine which leaves Prodains at 20:55. If you carry on the après beyond 18:00, be aware that taxis in Morzine can sometimes be hard to come by, and it’ll be a long walk home if you miss the last bus.