Snowboarding and Skiing Breaks in Morzine, France
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Drive time : 52 miles or 1hr 15mins drive time from Geneva
Drive time : 130 miles or 2hr 20mins drive time from Lyon
Drive time : 130 miles or 2hrs 25mins drive time from Grenoble
Nestled in the valleys of the
Porte du Soleil area in the French Alps is Morzine, an excellent family resort
for ski breaks and skiing weekends. It boasts plenty of snow with a varied
number of runs; more aimed at beginners and intermediates, hence its popularity
Arriving on a ski break in the
area visitors will find a traditional market town with chalets spreading out
across a river gorge to create a picture postcard ski destination. It is just
one hour’s drive from Geneva Airport, making cheap flights from Jet2.com
a great way to unlock this popular commune.
Great Views and Excellent Skiing in Morzine
Because Morzine is located in
the heart of the Porte du Soleil it is hard to not appreciate the beauty of the
surroundings. Rows of pine trees decorate the landscape that is blanketed with
plenty of snow in the winter, making a ski break here as picturesque as it is
adrenaline inducing on the slopes.
The many chalet-style buildings
and alpine charm is the perfect setting for Morzine’s impressive après ski.
There are plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from keeping a lively
atmosphere going throughout the evening.
Visitors on a ski break here
will find plenty of outdoor events to keep them entertained too. However,
whilst the nightlife is lively it isn’t raucous. This is why Morzine retains a
family appeal for skiing weekends and short ski breaks.
Excellent Choice of Slopes and Good Access
Morzine is better suited to
intermediate skiers and snowboarders but beginners and experts are catered for.
The resort has an altitude of 1000 metres and 650km of pistes, accessed by 206
The majority of the runs are
either red or blue although the Swiss Wall and world cup downhill black run
will give the experienced skiers a real challenge. The off-piste is also great
in this part of France.
Snowboarders have seven parks
to choose from to practice their tricks. In fact, the Portes du Soleil was
voted as one of the best resorts for borders due to the wealth of freeride,
rails, pipes and cliff jumps available.
Discover More Activities on a Ski Break in Morzine
The beauty of the Portes de
Soleil has made mountaineering and trekking immensely popular, which could
provide visitors with something different and a little more relaxing during
their ski break or skiing weekend in Morzine. You will also find a cinema and
an indoor ice-rink in activities away from the snow!
Cheap flights to Geneva, Lyon and
Grenoble from Jet2.com are ideal to unlock this picturesque part of the Portes