Ski holidays in Morzine
Morzine ski resort has been around for quite some time. It’s mostly popular because it’s easy to get to, but some skiers avoid is because of the effort it takes to get over to Avoriaz. Morzine ski holidays are best for families who want to keep an eye on the kids. The nightlife in Morzine is the traditional French aprčs ski fair, including restaurants, bars, and shops.
The skiing in Morzine, though under-rated, is a great escape from the crowds of the other Portes du Soleil ski areas. Here, there is a possible max altitude of 2460 meters, with the lowest lying about 1500 meters lower at 1000 m. One ski run goes for 8 km (1200 meter drop), but with over 260 ski runs to choose from, it’s not hard to find one to fit certain abilities. Morzine is the gateway to Switzerland, so Geneva has the closest international airport, roughly 75 km away.
The snowboarding in Morzine is unique to say the least. It has an adopted style from the California resort of North Star. Here, it’s called The Stash as it uses 100% natural snow. Half pipe, fun park, cross, jumps, boxens and wide areas let snowboarders go nuts for hours on end.
Morzine has little two star hotels encompassing less than 20 rooms to grandeur hotels and apartments that are four-star, ideal and great for commanding views. Many of the hotels and other lodges use shuttles to transport skiers to the slopes, running efficiently every fifteen minutes.
Skiing in Morzine
Closest railway station: Cluses, 28 km
Direct bus from railway station
Direct shuttle from railway station
Details about ski resortAll ski slopes: 650 km
Longest slope: 8 km
Crosscountry slopes: 95 km
Blue: 59 km
Red: 62 km
Black: 20 km