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January Blue… Skies!

January blues? Post Christmas slump? Festive hangover? Muddled head? January is a toughie for many and so much of the month is one big grey post-Christmas come-down. (Unless you’re in Les Gets for the comedy festival!) The most miserable day of the year, aka Blue Monday falls on the 20th…

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Calling Seasonaires, Holidaymakers and Residents… will you help us with our Eco Pledge?

In December 2019 we published our Eco Policy and outlined our commitments. In conjunction with Montagne Verte, we aim to make Morzine the most environmentally responsible and sustainable holiday resort. We’re proud that we became the very first company to join Montagne Verte’s affiliated membership program (back in Summer 2019)…

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Local Alpine Cuisine – Cheese

One of the highlights of any trip to Morzine is undoubtedly sampling some of the local cuisine. One of the foods that the French Alps are most famous for is their cheeses. When you are tired and cold from a day on the slopes there is nothing better than settling…

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How to embrace a Plant-Based diet in Morzine

Welcome to the foodie paradise, where melting cheese and cured meats are the Savoyarde staple for the Morzinoise crowd… You’d be forgiven for thinking all you can eat in Morzine is cheese and meat, or meat and cheese.  Cheese melted as raclette or Savoyarde fondue, in a croque monsieur or…

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Let the Season… begin

Worth the hike from the main lift for the freshies – and a bluebird day to boot. (Saturday 30th November 2019) On the first day of Christmas, Avoriaz 1800 had so much snow that they opened some of the lifts early… not only did this actually happen but it was…

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The best… Mince Pie on the Mountain!

History of Ye Olde Minced Pie Pies created from a mixture of sweet and savoury foods can be traced through English history from shrid pies and mutton pies (with meat, fruit, suet and spices) in the early 1600’s to minched pies and christmas pyes by late 1700’s.  M&S now sell…

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Get ski fit with 5 exercises from Morzine Fitness

WANT to go harder, faster and longer on the slopes? WANT to prevent injury and still have the energy to dance on tables (or pick the kids up from ski school and do the Carrefour shopping)?  Oui? Then read on my friend… First the good news, if you’re already doing…

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Xtra Festive Family Time (and what not to pack!)

Travelling out with your little ones, meeting up with family members from multiple locations (as many of our annual return guests do) or congregating with close knit friends? Whatever your notion of family is, a chalet holiday in the snow is always magical at Christmas. Many holidaymakers are fortunate enough…

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#holidayhacks …Save money by not cooking on your self catered holiday?

Want the perfect winter ski holiday this year without the huge costs of a catered chalet but still without the hassle of cooking for the family every night? Here’s how… Simply book a cost effective self catered chalet or apartment then treat yourself to an add on a food delivery service or…

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-15% off a 7 night booking of any apartment this summer in Morzine / Les Gets

Source Magazine Special Offer July -15% off a 7 night booking of any apartment in Morzine or Les Gets this summer 2015 if booked direct through Mountain Xtra (subject to availability). To claim this amazing offer use our contact form or email us directly quoting “Source15%” in the contact form…

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