Accommodation: There are plenty of self catered and catered holiday properties available for both short and long term rental available in Morzine from studio sized apartments up to large chalets and hotels. If you are looking for holiday accommodation, property to rent for the season or to buy or sell a property then call or email us now.
Location: Morzine is a mountain resort town in the well known skiable area of the Portes Du Soleil in the French Alps. It is about 1hr15 minutes drive from both Geneva airport, and Italian boarder.
In The Past: Morzine was originally a farming and slate mining village that has a history that stretches back a long way.
Now: Still a traditional market mountain town keen to preserve its gentle pace of life and authentic Savoyard charm. In the heart of the Portes du Soleil, Morzine is spread along a valley, intersected by a large river gorge and is an ideal point from which to set out and discover a wealth of possibilities.
Famous For: Morzine is probably most famous for the skiing and snowboarding but there is also fantastic down hill mountain biking, cross country biking, walking, swimming, ice skating, climbing, road cycling, parapenting / paragliding, kayaking, ice diving, canyoning, quad biking, horse riding, husky dog sledging, snowmobiles, snow shoeing, tennis, golf, fishing, hydro speeding, the Fantasticable and so much more. Please e-mail us for more info.
Climate: Morzine is situated between Geneva (Lac Leman) and the Mont Blanc which creates a microclimate of weather fronts bringing extra precipitation to the area. It’s the same snow record as Val D’Isere and even during the warm winter seasons Avoriaz tends to hold onto a great snow cover year in, year out. The Les Gets side is mainly pasture land and only requires a low level of snow for decent skiing and snowboarding conditions.
Skiing & Snowboarding: If you are planning to ski a lot of the Portes du Soleil, Morzine is a great base town as it’s the most extensive local piste of the resorts, with relatively few queues, great off-piste (if you know where to go).
Nearest Airport: Morzine is located about 1 hour 15 minutes by road from Geneva airport. It is on the French / Swiss boarder just south of Geneva (Lac Leman), and just over an hour from the Italian boarder (via the Mont Blanc tunnel). The best way to get here is to fly to Geneva then hire a car or pre arrange an airport transfer. It is also fairly straight forward to drive from the UK.
Winter: Morzine is the central resort in the Portes du Soleil, so you can make it your base then go explore Europe’s largest international ski area. Morzine itself offers a great variety of pistes for all abilities as well as boasting some of the best off-piste areas in the world. It is so easy to get from Morzine straight into Avoriaz which opens up the rest of the Portes du Soleil with huge ski areas and some truly awesome snow parks. To add to this Morzine has some of the most legendry apres ski haunts in the region.
Summer: Morzine in summer is a beautiful town with a vibrant spirit. Plus it hosts world class mountain biking terrain with over 600kms of marked trails, as well as hosting a loads of MTB competitions and events. Summer in Morzine opens up a wealth of outdoor activities. Plus for children and families you can take a trip to the farm, observe and join in with local crafts or taste local meats and cheeses from the alpine pastures.
Doing A Season: Morzine is a great place to do a season be it winter or summer there is always a wealth of activities to get involved with. Socially Morzine is also a great place to enjoy with favorite seasonaire haunts including, the Cavern bar, Bar Robinson, (for an apres-mountain Mutzig), Cafe Chaud (winter only), Crepu Bar, L’Ebouelle, Tibetan Bar, Dixie Bar, Opera night club to name just a few favourites.