Overview of Morzine
Located in the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski area, the authentic alpine village of Morzine is only a short distance from Geneva. The resort has retains its old village charm, with wooden facades, sculpted balconies, and roofs covered in Morzine slate. It offers easy access to the neighbouring villages Les Gets and Avoriaz.
Skiing and Boarding in Morzine
Ideally located in the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski area, Morzine offers a wonderful playground of 650km of piste. Ski in and out of Switzerland at your leisure. A fantastic area for all ski abilities, it is especially good for beginners and intermediates who will enjoy the myriad of comfortable, wide, cruising runs. The area is also very popular with snowboarders as there are very few flat areas or steep drag lifts. There are numerous lift pass options, depending on which areas you would like to ski.
Staying in Morzine
Morzine is a lively town with plenty of non-ski options available. There are several fantastic spas for you to enjoy and completely unwind. There are sightseeing tours; you can even take a helicopter flight over the surrounding mountains. The Palais des Sports has an indoor public ice rink or you could choose to skate at the smaller outdoor rink instead. There is a bowling alley and even a cinema, with some films shown in English. You can also try ice climbing, night skiing, paragliding and snowmobiling; all of which are bookable in resort.
Dining Options in Morzine
Morzine has a vibrant resort centre. There are several good restaurants and bars. If searching for a Savoyard meal, try La Barrique, or Le Pique-Feu for a more local vibe, or for the more budget conscious Le Café Chaud. If you are searching for something special, you could try Le Chamade restaurant, the home of celebrity chef Thierry Thorens. There several great places for après drinks. The Dixie bar is a popular choice to visit and is one of the best places in resort to watch sport as well. Le Rhodes and Bar Robinsons (Robbos) are great places for après drinks. If you are looking to check out the nightlife, The Cavern and is a favourite. L'Opera and Le Paradis are both open until the early hours of the morning.