Morzine is a charming traditional resort located in the famous Portes Du Soleil region of France. The short driving distance from Northern France makes it popular with self drive holidays and easy access to the resort from alpine airports ensures a good flow of people wanting weekend breaks. Morzine is a year round resort and after the blanket of snow has gone, the lush greenery of the surrounding mountains still provide a spectacular setting. The resort is popular with families, but there is plenty of apres ski action should you be in search of it. Morzine was a ski resort even before the First World War, and during the 1920's its reputation as a serious alpine destination was established. The skiing in Morzine is great for intermediates and the shared ski area with Les Gets means you may never have to leave these two resorts if you do not wish to. However, the Portes du Soleil ski area opens up over 650km of ski area for every level of skier to explore. Its increasingly popular with snowboarders because of the extensive slopes, and terrain park in accessible Avoriaz. The slopes in Morzine have very few draglifts and flat areas. The slopes are picturesque and interesting and the more adventurous can hire a guide and go off piste.
Remember if you don't find quite what you are looking for you can always give us a call. We are ready to help you find your perfect alpine holiday. Or perhaps you might like to consider an alternative destination? For example have you considered Schladming in Austria? - The Schladming alpine resort is an old valley town with a pleasant main square and extensive intermediate slopes on four linked mountains. Take a look at the Schladming accommodation on offer at our sister site summer-chalets-austria.co.uk. Or perhaps as a possible alternative suggestion how about Chamonix in France? - The Chamonix lakes & mountains resort is a traditional tourist town with a great atmosphere and towering mountains, offering stunning views and off-piste. [Less]