With its beautiful panoramic views and quaint village centre, Morzine is a fantastic destination for skiers of any skill level, and is particularly suited to families. The resort is located in the Rhone-Alps region of France and the area offers an extensive variety of summer and winter sports and activities, including mountain biking. The resort's steep hills have often been used in the Tour de France.
Morzine offers a good range of facilities, which makes this resort an ideal location even for visitors who are not avid skiers. There are plenty of adventure activities in the immediate area, including ice diving, shopping and nature tours. Dining options include several restaurants within the resort and on the mountain, which cater for a range of budgets.
The nearest airport to Morzine is Geneva, which is situated 70 km west of the resort. The journey takes about 10 hour 10 minutes by road.
Arriving by train is fairly simple, as there are two train stations, Cluses and Thonon-Les-Bains, located about 30 km from the resort. Train journeys from these stations both take about 30 minutes.
Visitors who arrive at Cluses or Thonon-Les-Bains railway stations can easily get a direct bus transfer to Morzine, as there are regular bus services that make the journey.
For those visitors who prefer to drive their own vehicle, the journey from Calais can take about 8 hours, by heading for Geneva on the A40 and continuing east to Morzine.
The ski lifts in Morzine are open throughout summer and winter, with lifts open from June to August in summer and from December to April in winter, depending on snow conditions. Ski passes range from pedestrian to family passes from half day rates to a 14 day period. There are also season passes and resident passes available.