Car is essential
orzine/Avoriaz is at the heart of the Portes du Soleil. There are 650km of groomed runs – the largest linked ski area in the world – taking in 12 traditional towns and villages across both France and Switzerland. The unique selling point of the Portes du Soleil is the on-snow experience. Pistes of every orientation from high altitude powder bowls to beautiful winding tree-lined runs down into the villages; not to mention the limitless off-piste. There’s something for every ability from those learning for the very first time, through to the seasoned skier looking for the ultimate challenge. No two days are the same here, in fact, no two weeks are!
Morzine is a bustling Alpine town, full of character and atmosphere. The old streets in the village centre are still largely made up of traditional
Morzine forms part of the Portes du Soleil, one of the largest linked ski areas in the world comprising 12 interconnected ski resorts across Switzerland and France offering:
650km of pistes – the largest ski area in the world
285 slopes: 32 black, 100 red, 122 blue, 31 green
8m+ snowfall every season – the most in France
11 snowparks and border/ski-cross courses
Endless off-piste terrain
Activities near Morzine
he Alps are a beautiful place to spend a summer holiday, with sunny warm weather, incredible scenery and an action packed events calendar from June to September, there is something for everyone.
Blissfully hot weather, longer days, and warmer nights give birth to a cornucopia of sporting, mountain, leisure and cultural activities. There is rock climbing and via ferrata in abundance offering challenges on rocky mountain faces or very family friendly walls to get you started. You can choose to swim in freshwater alpine lakes, you can practice yoga on mountain peaks or horse ride along flowing rivers before playing tennis, training for triathlons, trying out SUP, or parapenting across the mountain vista.
In Morzine there is an open air Olympic-sized swimming pool, a skate park, volleyball courts, tennis courts and infinite numbers of wonderful walking trails, through forests, in valleys, up mountains and summiting any number of local peaks. Culturally there are many festivals and activities in resort where you can learn about the local culture, enjoy live music such as Fête de la Musique, lose yourself in gorgeous food markets or visit during annual events such as the popular Harley Days.
From Morzine it is easy to day-trip: to Italy for lunch, or Annecy for some historic culture or perhaps Chamonix to visit Mont Blanc. The activities and possibilities are as varied and ever-changing as the colour palette of mountain flowers that bloom and fade on a never ending cycle throughout the summer.
|Local sports activities
On-site: Cycling, Walking
Within 15 minutes: Horse riding, Climbing, Sports centre, Skiing, Golf, Tennis
|Local leisure activities
Within 15 minutes: Food shop, Cinema, Restaurant, Shopping
||Walking holiday, Summer holidays, Ski Holidays