Nestled into an picturesque alpine valley Morzine is every bit the chocolate box town that you dream of when thinking about the Alps. Although it is lower (altitude 900m) than many of the European resorts, its benefits from a microclimate due to its proximity to Lac Geneva meaning that it can produce some of the highest snowfall the Alps has to offer.
Only a 1 hour drive from Geneva Airport the town sits right in the middle of the Portes Du Soleil, one of the biggest ski areas in the world. The hardest decision for snow lovers is, where to ski today?
Perfect for families and individuals alike, Morzine offers great terrain along with a lively town centre and only 1 hour from Geneva!
Morzine boasts authentic, Savoie charm and unlike many resorts is a functioning town within its own right. When covered in snow it looks every bit the postcard image you think of when imagining an alpine Winter. A bustling town centre lined with gift shops, sports rental, fashion outlets, bars and restaurants specialising in Savoie favourites like fondue and raclette. The lively apres scene offers live music, and sees many a snow lover making the late night walk home, skis in tow.
For those looking for time off the slopes Morzine has large public leisure complex with a swimming pool, sauna, and steam room along with a great variety of relaxation and beauty therapy services, some offering treatments from the comfort of your chalet.
What happens in Morzine
The local Ice hockey team the Penguins are one of the best in France and draw large crowds with an exciting atmosphere. A great midweek treat for any sports fans looking for a fix.
For those looking to party the Cavern in the center of town never fails to disappoint, with live music, and tons of dancing, it is packed almost every night of the winter season.