Car is essential
Morzine/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
The 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 months.
|Local sports activities
On-site: Mountain biking, Cycling, Walking
Within 15 minutes: Swimming, Horse riding, Sports centre, Fishing, Skiing, Golf, Tennis
Planning to spend your next winter holidays in the Alps? Want to try out activities off the beaten path? Come home to the sporty, authentic and innovative Morzine, which not only offers a unique, action-packed way to experience the snow clad Alps but also makes a postcard-perfect destination to unwind and relax. With more than 600 kilometers of winter slopes for an assortment of activities, Morzine boasts one of the largest ski areas in the world that offers an unparalleled diversity of ski terrain.
From December to April, experience the best winter sports activities with your lungs filled with the icy cool mountain air as you enjoy the rush of adrenaline in your blood to get those muscles working! Judge for yourself: Morzine is an adventure enthusiast’s heaven offering thrilling winter sports like snowshoeing, ice diving, ice skating, sledding, paragliding, helicopter flights, snowmobiling...
All these and a lot more are do-able in Morzine!
Don’t just go on holiday this summer. Have a real alpine adventure.
Come home to a truly rejuvenating break at the most well-established summer resort in the French Alps, amidst the freshwater lakes, pristine blue rivers and lush green mountains. Whether you are an adrenaline junkie seeking an extreme adventure, a family holiday maker planning for fun activities outdoors, or a nature enthusiast wanting to reconnect with Mother Nature, Morzine is the ideal summer mountain getaway for all tastes and ages.
With numerous activities on offer, you can go hiking with your family for a mountain adventure, take your partner paragliding for panoramic views of the Alps, slide down a natural toboggan and plunge into deep pools of clear water canyoning, or go rock climbing, mountain biking, white water rafting..... the choice is yours!
So, why wait? Discover the French Alps in many new and exciting ways to relish an exquisite summertime experience that’ll keep you wanting for more and wishing you had more time to discover its potential.
|Local leisure activities
Within 15 minutes: Food shop, Cinema, Restaurant, Shopping
||Walking holiday, Sight-seeing, Cycling holiday, Summer holidays, Ski Holidays