Morzine is one of the most famous European winter sports resorts and is also known as a typical village which preserves a traditional architecture. Morzine’s ski station is fitted with up-to-date sport facilities and is integrated into the prestigious French-Swiss ski area Les Portes du Soleil. Visiting Morzine for the holidays is definitely the dream of every alpine skiing lover but can also please everyone else with the slate roofs, the beauty of the landscapes and every aspect of the village’s authenticity.
A Beautiful Small Town
Morzine enjoys a village atmosphere that makes you feel calm and relaxed straight away. The stone walls with the open-worked balconies protect the small city’s identity with pride. It is a warm and welcoming village where the Haute-Savoie’s art of living can be admired every day. In Morzine-Avoriaz, you take time to live fully and to savor winter cheese dishes. This authentic village displays the legacy of the past through the meandering of its lanes. Its history is inscribed over its porte-cocheres and expressed through the living traditions and the different parties that recreate the old-time gestures. Despite the old look, Morzine is a village resort that offers services which meet perfectly all the requirements and demands of modern tourism. The small town has been able to develop exceptional tourist areas since 1930.
Accommodation in Morzine
As a much appreciated destination for winter holidays, Morzine offers a wide range of attractive accommodation to the visitors. You can choose to stay in a starred hotel or in a Bed and Breakfast. But staying in a luxury chalet during your ski trip in Morzine might be the ideal option. A wooden chalet, often situated at the feet of ski runs, offers stunning views over the whole ski resorts. It helps you enjoy a real sense of atmosphere beside a fireplace, in a rustic or cozy interior tastefully decorated. You will certainly feel home and comfortable during the stay. But there is also another choice that you can make as far as the accommodation is concerned. You can rent appartment Morzine which, like the chalet, provides certain autonomy and a cozy atmmosphere that make you feel comfortable all the way. There are even children’s holiday centers in Morzine for those who are interested.
What to See and Do in Morzine?
Except from skiing, you can also visit some interesting tourist sites in that amazing French village. Discover the stable and the dairy. You will be blown by the manufacturing chain of cheese production, from the milking of the cows to the molding of the cheese. Also visit at least a slate workshop and discover the history and the cycle of slate mining in Morzine, and the artisans’ techniques of working. If you have the chance to go there in March, you will be able to attend the Rock the Pistes Festival. During 5 days, rock music and snow sliding sport are celebrated in the 12 ski stations of Les Portes du Soleil. And in July, Le Monde de Morzna or Morzna’s Wolrd is held; a festival during which the boundary between fantasy and reality seems pretty blurry.
An Interesting Neighborhood
Morzine is surrounded by other beautiful and splendid sites and resorts. During your stay in the village, you can take time to visit Avoriaz, known for its typical delicious restaurants with sunny terraces. Avoriaz is a huge snow playground, perfect for those who are looking for some unique adventures. There are also the Vallée d’Aulps, where you can discover different attractions, the Lake Geneva and Chamonix and Le Mont Blanc. Everywhere you go, you can be sure to meet wonderful landscapes.