Morzine is a bit like the art of living in the mountains. The authenticity of the Haut-Savoyard village seduces holiday makers and sliding enthusiasts, for great reason. It is considered to be the most significant cross-border ski area in Europe.
Located halfway between Lake Geneva and Mont-Blanc, Morzine offers the charm and authenticity of a Savoyard village nestled in the heart of an exceptional ski area.
Skiing in winter and downhill mountain biking in summer constantly bring life and entertainment to Morzine. With 650 km of slopes, Morzine-Avoriaz benefits from being an exceptional ski area. In summer, Les Portes du Soleil, located in the middle of untouched nature with a breathtaking view, turns into marked trails for mountain bikers.
The village has not lost its Savoyard authenticity despite investing a lot in ultra-modern equipment. Here, the chalets exude tradition and modernity combined with charm and elegance.
Several quality labels confirm the excellence of the services catered by the Morzine and Avoriaz resorts.
The Famille Plus Montagne label attests to the diversity of services extended to families with children over 18 months. In contrast, the Station Grand Domaine label underlines Morzine and Avoriaz's membership in the best category of the most prominent French ski areas. As for the preserved charm of the resort, it is certified by the Station Village de Charme label in France.
Finally, the Top of the French Alps (TOTFA) label is awarded to the most emblematic French resorts that can meet the requirements of foreign customers looking for thrills on the ski slopes and an exceptional gastronomic experience and varied activities. Expect a lively culture filled with events and top-of-the-range hotel offers.
The Portes du Soleil area is recognized as the most prominent mountain bike park in Europe in the Morzine sector. You can find trails suitable for all levels of practice, from beginners to advanced.
Plan a gourmet stopover at the local La Marmotte d'Or in Montriond. Not only are the owners adorable, but they also have the best terrace with the most prolonged sunshine between Morzine and Montriond.
In 2019, the accommodation capacity of the Morzine and Avoriaz resorts exceeded 46,000 beds spread over nearly 9,000 structures, including 900 classified furnished accommodation, a category in which Emerald Stay properties appear.
Morzine was first and foremost a popular destination for summer holidays before becoming one of the temples of skiing. In 1936, the resort already had about fifteen hotels and 60 rental chalets to welcome tourists from all walks of life to offer a great experience.