When it comes to locations for ski holidays, the French Alps are a mountain range that need no introduction. Offering some of the best and varied skiing in Europe, the powder covered mountains offer endless charm for skiers and snowboarders alike.
These articles are delving into the ski resort of Morzine, one of several key resorts that make up the massive Portes Du Soleil Ski Area on the French-Swiss borders. Morzine and the surrounding areas can offer varied skiing, a vast selection of other sports, après ski, and if you do get bored of the slopes, you’ll find there’s more to do in Morzine than you might expect.
Skiing is likely to be first on the agenda though, and the ‘Skiing in Morzine’ page offers more info on the 650km of pistes that make up the Portes Du Soleil ski area. Morzine is an ideal place for beginner and intermediate skiers, with ski schools available for both, and some challenges for the more adventurous. Read on and you’ll soon discover Morzine is an ideal place to try out some other snow related sports too, such as snow shoeing, ice skating and curling.
Not a skier? Then why not visit Morzine in the summer, and put on your hiking boots for a mountain hike, or take part in a zip wire challenge across the mountains? There other summer sports facilities in Morzine and Les Gets, adventure sports companies offering white water rafting challenges, and some notable mountain bike routes too. There is more to do in Morzine than meets the eye though, and it’s not just about active pursuits either. The ‘Things To Do In Morzine’ page gives a low-down on the various courses and experiences available to book, some of which are a must for food lovers!
When in France, sampling French culture, food and drink, is also well worth a try, and the Haute Savoie region, in which Morzine is located, offers up mountain restaurants, shops, and traditional heritage walks for visitors.
If this sounds like your idea of a good holiday, then you’ll be pleased to know that Morzine is just 1 hour from Geneva airport, or a longer 8 hour trip from Calais if you want to travel by ferry and on to the Alps by car. On arrival in Morzine, you’ll find a choice of chalets and ski hotels, shopping and après ski facilities, and of course the famous slopes all easily accessible. In short, everything you need to make your ski holiday a success.