Fantastic film festival in Avoriaz: for ski and film lovers!
Aside from being one of the top ski destinations in the French Alps, the ski village of Avoriaz has also an important place in the world of cinema, thanks to the International Fantastic Film Festival, held in Avoriaz since 1973 until 1993. Programmed into the events calendar during the ski season, fantasy film enthusiasts could come and enjoy the showings, awards ceremonies and more in this unique, mountain setting.
The majestic scenery of the snow-covered Morzine Valley, where Avoriaz lies at 1800m altitude, adds to the magic of the event, where major films such as Braindead by Peter Jackson and David Lynch’s ‘The Elephant Man’ count among the past, award-winners. Today, cinema is still very much part of resort life, a permanent cinema for locals and holidaymakers is available all year round, indeed, a great way to relax in the evenings after a day’s excitement of ski and snow sports.
Avoriaz: Fantastic film festivals to music and dance
Whether you are planning a holiday to the French mountains for a family ski break in winter or a relaxing mountain stay in the summer, your visit will more than likely coincide with one of the many music, dance and sports events organized by the alpine resort. Voted Best Family Resort by the World Snow Awards in 2013, Avoriaz offers an exceptional holiday experience for families, couples, groups, ensuring high qualities facilities, amenities and a wide choice of cultural festivals and shows to enjoy.
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