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Ski Holidays in Morzine, France

Deep in a little valley whose gentle curves stretch as far as the Swiss frontier, you can discover breathtaking ski holidays in Morzine, a village which is keen to preserve its gentle pace of life and authentic Savoyard charm. Right in the heart of Portes du Soleil area, it is an ideal point from which to set out and discover a wealth of possibilities.

The Portes du Soleil offers a fabulous winter sports holiday to beginners, intermediates, experts, of all ages and all snow sport disciplines. If you ski, snowboard, snow blade, telemark, cross country ski, randoneé or snowshoe the area offers variety, new challenges, stunning scenery and warm hospitality for those who come on ski holidays in Morzine.

Resort Statistics

Ski holidays in Morzine
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 153
Intermediates 127
Advanced 28
Total Runs 308
Good for
  • Off piste
  • Families
  • Non-skiers
  • Groups
Resort features Ice Rink Nightclub Indoor Pool Health Spa Skidoo Parapenting Snowshoeing Snow sure Lively après ski Picturesque Resort bus Supermarket Tourist Office
Resort Statistics
Resort Altitude 1000m
Highest Lift 2350m
Total Piste 650km
Longest Run 6km
Directions of Slopes N, S, E, W
Uphill Capacity 244148
Total Lifts 206
Gondolas/Cable cars 14
Chairlifts 82
Drag Lifts 110
Snow Parks 7

Morzine ski resort

As a year- round large town, Morzine has lots to offer if you are looking for good après after a day exploring the immense ski area. The town is host to many festivals and piste side parties in the winter so it is always worth having a look at what events are happening during your stay.

Our ski experts recommend Mutzig at Robbo’s as a must visit for a (strong) beer and a popular hangout with seasonnaires. Also check out the Dixie Bar close to the town centre and regularly has a live band playing. Accommodation mainly consists of chalets and self-contained apartments. It offers one of the best accessible resorts from the UK with the transfer time from Geneva around one hour. 

Skiing in Morzine

Easily accessible nursery slopes for beginners are wide and gentle with many snow cannons to keep the snow at its best.

Hundreds of varied pistes throughout the whole area offering challenges or easy cruising to the advancing intermediate. Practice carving on lovely wide pistes and enjoy the tree lined runs, big bowls and the ability to cover the whole Portes du Soleil area on blue and red runs.

Challenging pistes and famous runs such as the Swiss wall and the world cup downhill black will keep advanced skiers progressing and why not take some freeride lessons during your ski holidays in Morzine to enjoy the unlimited off piste available in the Portes du Soleil. Conquer those mogul fields, try some tricks in the snow parks or go for the challenging full day Portes du Soleil circuit covering 80km of Piste, 2 countries whilst never using the same lift twice! Our experts recommend Pointe de Nylon, Chamossiere and Mont Chery.

Snowboarders on ski holidays in Morzine will love the freeride and parks available with the best super pipe in Europe situated in Avoriaz. The Portes du Soleil was rated as one of the best resorts for boarders due to the endless freeride, pipes, parks, rails, powder bowls and cliff jumps.

Snow conditions in Morzine

There are 322 snow making facilities across the Morzine ski area adding to the natural snow fall for guaranteed skiing throughout the season

Family Skiing in Morzine

Morzine has lots of fun activities for families to enjoy off the slopes, such as Husky sleigh rides, ice skating, sledging, snowmobiling and paragliding. The ski area is also great for all skiers, from beginners or intermediates and through to experts making it a perfect family ski destination for groups with varying abilities.

Apres-ski, restaurants and other activities in Morzine

Numerous sports activities within everybody’s capabilities are organised in Morzine-Avoriaz, from sledging, paragliding flights, ice skating, tobogganing, skidooing not forgetting walks through the forests with snow shoes. Everyone will find on their ski holidays in Morzine something to make there dream holiday come true.

Morzine is a lively resort with vast selection of bars and restaurants to suite everybody taste.

Other activities include:

  • Mountaineering
  • Biathlon
  • Indoor Swimming Centre
  • Heli-Skiing
  • Helicopter Tours
  • Sledging
  • Nordic Walking
  • Ice-Skating
  • Ice-Diving
  • Snowshoeing
  • Segway
  • Cross-country Skiing
  • Ski Touring
  • Off-piste skiing
  • Ski Joering
  • Yooner
  • and yoga!

Morzine Chalets

Our fantastic range of Morzine chalets are located in gorgeous spots around this beautiful resort. With excellent prices and central locations, you'll find something spectacular whether on a budget or looking for luxury.

Transfer time in Morzine

There are many airports surrounding Morzine including Chambery (CMF), Bern (BRN) and Lyon (LYS) which are all just a short drive or bus journey away but the closest airport in Geneva (GVA) which is only 91 km distance from resort.

Please note: number of lifts and runs for Portes du Soleil ski area.