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One of the best loved resorts in the Alps, Morzine scores on many points. It's a charming, traditional village and yet linked in to one of the world's largest ski areas.

It's a world away from the hustle and bustle of modern life and yet it's one of the closest ski resorts to the channel and only an hour from Geneva. Morzine is an unspoilt, historic town dating back to the 16th century with its own Gallic identity, yet there’s a wide choice of restaurants and bars for much livelier and varied après ski than most resorts offer.

Savoyard style with its chalet style buildings, wooden facades, carved balconies and slate-covered roofs, Morzine offers more than 30 bistros and restaurants, including some of the best in the whole region. There are three discos, two cinemas, many bars and an ice-skating arena that hosts the world’s top skaters.

This artificial skating rink is also open for public skating and has a panoramic bar-restaurant. In addition a fitness centre with a weights room, sauna and hot tub has been installed in the Sports Centre. Sleigh rides are also available. The adventurous can try snowmobiling or ice climbing on frozen waterfalls in Morzine.

In April 2004, Morzine-Avoriaz’s ski-lifts received ISO 9001 certification - hence a high standard and efficiency are guaranteed. Morzine was also voted the fifth best ski resort in the world in the Daily Telegraph Travel Awards, 2001.

Ski Taxi - Want to tour the slopes or try something new? Need to meet friends on the mountain or to share time on the slopes with your family? Then try the taxi-ski! This new service is aimed at non-skiers and seniors who might need help getting around on the slopes and who want to enjoy the thrill of skiing in complete safety!

Why Morzine?

  • It’s part of the massive Portes du Soleil (650km of piste) ski network with one of the largest local areas
  • It’s one of the most easily accessed resorts by car from the UK or Geneva
  • It has a lively traditional French ambience with a good range of amenities and reasonable price
  • It’s an excellent choice for families and non-skiers
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Morzine ski facts:

  • Ski area: Portes du Soleil
  • Resort height: 1000m
  • Resort top height: 2350m
  • Portes du Soleil (12 resorts, 2 countries, France & Switzerland)
  • Km piste: 650
  • Lifts: 197 (10 gondolas, 104 drag lifts, 79 chairlifts, 4 cable cars)
  • Snow cannons: 1074
  • Snow parks: 7 snowparks, 3 half pipes and 4 boarder cross
  • No. of slopes: 280
  • Green slopes: 33
  • Blue slopes: 119
  • Red slopes: 104
  • Black slopes: 27
    • Beginners 4 stars
    • Intermediates 4 stars
    • Experts 3 stars
    • Boarders 3 stars
  • Driving distance from Calais: 538 miles or 7hrs30

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