Champéry is a quaint Swiss mountain village sitting amongst beautiful natural scenery with access to the largest international lift-linked ski area in the world. In less than five minutes from Champéry you can be on the slopes of the vast Portes du Soleil ski area, with its 650km of marked pistes across twelve resorts in France and Switzerland. And Champéry is only a 90 minute drive from Geneva airport, so you can enjoy this charming village with its fantastic snow sports over a weekend break, or a longer trip.From Champéry, below the spectacular peak of Les Dents du Midi, you can set off up the cable car or ski lift and begin your Portes du Soleil adventure. With such a vast amount of skiing and snowboarding available everyone is sure to find their favourite terrain. Intermediates will have the greatest choice of slopes, and experts will love the infamous Swiss Wall mogul run which takes you from Champéry to Avoriaz. Each of the twelve resorts in the ski area are all very individual, the 110 year age different between Champéry and Avoriaz is a good example, and everyone holidaying in Champéry should take the opportunity to explore the area.As well as exploring the villages around the Portes du Soleil, you should also set aside some time to discover the nature and countryside around Champéry. On the cross-country ski, snowshoe, and hiking trails you can see the hidden beauty of the area and if you're lucky you can encounter the local wildlife. Personalized guided ski tours are also available which combine fascinating nature, stunning panoramas, and flying down untouched powder.The town of Champéry is a hub of activities, with lots of ways to spend your time off the slopes. The Palladium, in the centre of town, has numerous ice sports facilities, along with swimming pools, and tennis and volleyball courts. And the main street houses loads of shops and a wealth of eateries - the town has recently seen an influx of young culinary talents who have made the restaurants in Champéry some of the best in the Alps. Along with the fantastic restaurants, Champéry has a good selection of bars and clubs so you can enjoy the resort late into the night.