January 17, 2020
Morzine, A village with a soul
Morzine is a beautiful Alpine village at the heart of the Portes du Soleil region, offering visitors an authentic mountain experience and access to 600 km of skiing. Rich history, heritage, traditional architecture and boasting an enviable gastronomy scene, Morzine has all the necessary ingredients for the perfect holiday on skis or a snowboard.
Between Mont-Blanc and Lake Leman (Lake Geneva), Morzine is also a cultural crossroads between France and Switzerland, two countries steeped in mountain tradition. And at around an hour’s drive from Geneva, Morzine is incredibly easy to access, making it the perfect place for a winter getaway.
Morzine ski area: Morzine has a great choice and variety for skiers of all levels, making sure no one will be bored. Right in the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski area with 600 km of very varied skiing (tree-lined runs, easy wide pistes, steep Alpine descents, mogul fields, snowparks, fun areas for children…) Morzine is an incredible mountain playground with vistas that are just as diverse as the ski terrain: from views onto Mont-Blanc, to forests, to snowy Alpine meadows and chocolate-box villages… Taking the Pléney lift from Morzine you can leave and arrive back to the village by ski. At the top of the lift, you’ll find its covered rolling carpet lift and easy runs for beginners, but also its mythical race piste right into the village. Chamossière, the highest point in the resort, will amaze experienced skiers! To get further afield there are easy links to Les Gets or Avoriaz, and even onto the Swiss resorts.
Morzine village: There’s plenty to do off the pistes as well as on. Morzine has a wide choice of restaurants from local specialities such as fondue or tartiflette, to chefs that have worked in some of France’s top restaurants, to gastropubs and pizzas. You can choose from fun après-ski bars, live music, or a wine bar in a vaulted cellar. Head off for an evening snowshoe tour with mulled wine or a hair-raising sledge descent after the pistes close. You’ll also find a local chocolate maker, cheesemaker, potter, boutiques and a weekly market full of local specialities.
W: Morzine – Avoriaz
E: Morzine – Avoriaz Tourist Office
SM: Mozine Instagram