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Morzine is an authentic Haute-Savoie village located between the Mont Blanc Massif and Lake Geneva. The gentle way of life and the Savoyard soil will provide you with a real change of scenery for your holidays. Morzine is a true art of living, a destination with reasoned tourism, having preserved its art of living and perpetuating its customs and traditions.
The village entered a new era in the 1920s with the construction of the "Grand Hotel" to welcome the first tourists and to develop the destination vigorously at a time of agricultural activity. In 1934, the Pleney cable car is born and the resort attracts more and more skiers. The Avoriaz ski area was officially created in 1960 by Jean Vuarnet. Life in Morzine is punctuated by various events throughout the winter, such as Rock The Pistes, a music festival at the foot of the slopes and the European Cup for women's downhill skiing.
The resort of Morzine, located between the Mont-Blanc Massif and Lake Geneva, welcomes you in its traditional and authentic setting in the Franco-Swiss Portes du Soleil area. Linking 12 Franco-Swiss resorts, it is one of the largest ski areas in the world. Its unspoilt environment and its large natural snow reserve make it a very popular destination for all off-piste enthusiasts.
The ski resort of Morzine, at the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski area, will offer you a wide choice of itineraries between France and Switzerland, with the possibility for you to come and discover other resort villages, such as Avoriaz in France or Champéry in Switzerland, using its 196 ski lifts.
From the Morzine ski area you can easily access Les Gets and Avoriaz. Beginners' areas, committed slopes and abundant forests will be there for you! This ski area will allow you to vary the pleasures with a variety of slopes and a wide range of skiing experiences. Discover Morzine's different fun areas with the Penguin piste for children, up-hill turns and slaloms for family downhill runs!
Experience the thrill of skiing in Morzine with new sporting activities. Try your hand at ice climbing, biathlon or try your hand at night-time tobogganing! The resort also offers panoramic helicopter flights, first flights and heliskiing. To discover the natural wealth and the surrounding magnificent landscapes, go snowshoeing or ski touring to reach the summits of the Haute-Savoie massifs. Finally, a large Nordic area is accessible and offers 60 km of marked itineraries.
To discover the great ski area of Morzine, discover our Precision Ski shops in Morzine and book your ski and snowboard equipment online.
By car, you can reach the resort via the Autoroute Blanche (A40) following Bonneville then Cluses (exit n°18). The Cluses SNCF railway station located 30 km from the station is served all year round. There are bus lines to Morzine from Geneva airport.