101 reasons to holiday in Morzine

Morzine holidays (in general) are great because…

  1. Morzine is the place to be.
  2. There’s something very special about Morzine.
  3. Morzine will steal your heart – we’re sure you’ll fall in love with Morzine.
  4. It’s easy to get to Morzine.
  5. Morzine offers great value for money.
  6. Morzine is pretty, charming & full of Savoyarde character.
  7. Morzine is packed full of beautiful wooden chalets.
  8. The Morzine locals are friendly.
  9. There’s a fabulous alpine ambiance in Morzine.
  10. Morzine is traditional & authentic.
  11. Morzine works hard to maintain its farming & slate mining history.
  12. Morzine is modern.
  13. Morzine is welcoming.
  14. Morzine is fun.
  15. There’s so much to do in Morzine.
  16. Morzine caters for everyone.
  17. Morzine is the perfect family holiday destination – in winter & summer.
  18. Morzine is close to loads of interesting places (Geneva, Evian, Chamonix, Annecy, Samoens etc).
  19. Morzine has not sold out to chain restaurants, mass tourism or high-rise developments.
  20. Morzine ‘doesn’t do’ package holidays!
  21. The facilities in Morzine are world class.
  22. Morzine boasts a hi-tech lift system – for winter & summer.
  23. Lake Montriond near Morzine is just stunning – both in winter & summer.
  24. The shops & boutiques in Morzine are a delight to browse.
  25. The restaurants in Morzine are varied & delicious, for all budgets and tastes.
  26. The famous meat tree at L’Etale restaurant in Morzine needs devouring!
  27. You’ll no doubt sample the local digestif – Eau de Vie – after your meal in Morzine.
  28. The local Morzine cheeses are superb – Reblochon, Abondance & Tomme de Savoie.
  29. A hearty Tartiflette (cheese, bacon, potatoes, garlic, cream) in Morzine is to die for.
  30. A traditional Raclette is another firm cheesy Morzine favourite.
  31. There’s a good selection of low-key indie coffee shops in Morzine.
  32. Boulangerie / Patisserie la Bonbonnière in Morzine is a must visit – their patisseries taste divine and are exquisite works of art!
  33. You must have a chocolate crêpe from the hut near le Pleney in Morzine.
  34. Mutzig beer @ Bar Robinson is a Morzine institution.
  35. The nightlife in Morzine is hip & happening.
  36. There’s a cracking atmosphere at the Dixie Bar in Morzine when the ‘Dixie Micks’ Irish band are in town – or a big sports match is on.
  37. St Patrick’s Day in Morzine is arguably as good as Dublin!
  38. Morzine offers stunning alpine views when you wake up, every morning.
  39. The fresh mountain air in Morzine guarantees you a good night’s sleep.
  40. You can enjoy the invigorating (Evian) mountain water from the many troughs in & around Morzine.
  41. Morzine stages major events & festivals (Tour de France, Mont Blanc Rally, Harley Days, Pass’portes, Rock the Pistes, Spartan Race, the list goes on).
  42. Morzine boasts one of the best ice-hockey teams in France.
  43. Toddlers love the Morzine merry-go-round in the village square.
  44. You can ride in a traditional horse-drawn carriage around Morzine.
  45. The forest paths in Parc des Dereches in Morzine are a joy to explore.
  46. The swinging Morzine suspension bridge crossing the valley has to be conquered!
  47. There’s stunning views of Mont Blanc from high in the Morzine mountains.
  48. The clear night skies and lack of light pollution allow for perfect stargazing opportunities on the mountain peaks above Morzine.
  49. Romantic Morzine is a great place to propose to your future wife (we’ve seen it happen a few times amongst both Simply Morzine guests and past staff members who met whilst working for us)!

    Morzine holidays (in winter) are great because…

  50. Morzine in winter epitomises what a classic ski chalet holiday stands for.
  51. Morzine is in the middle of a massive international ski area, les Portes du Soleil. Ski in both France & Switzerland in one winter holiday, over 650 km of groomed pistes!
  52. It’s quick & easy to access the ski slopes from your Simply Morzine accommodation.
  53. There’s a choice of 2 ski areas – local Morzine or full Portes du Soleil.
  54. The ski lifts in Morzine are high-tech, fast & extensive.
  55. Morzine continues to invest in new ski lifts. There’s even an ultra-fast ski lift linking Morzine to Avoriaz in the pipeline.
  56. Morzine is next door to purpose-built Avoriaz 1800 & charming Les Gets
  57. There’s some fantastic off-piste skiing in and around Morzine-Avoriaz.
  58. The infamous ‘Swiss-Wall’ is close to Morzine – perhaps the most challenging run in the French Alps.
  59. There’s an incredible 10 snow parks near Morzine.
  60. The Morzine ski pass is good value compared to other big ski areas.
  61. Simply Morzine offer discounted Morzine ski passes.
  62. Simply Morzine offer discounted ski & snowboard equipment hire.
  63. Morzine is the perfect resort for a cheeky short winter ski break.
  64. Morzine is perfectly ‘chocolate box’ in the snowy winter season.
  65. Nothing compares to a roaring log fire on a cold winter’s night in Morzine.
  66. Morzine has amongst the highest concentration of catered ski chalets in the Alps.
  67. Morzine offers many charming mountain restaurants affording panoramic views of the French Alps.
  68. The après ski in Morzine is buzzing – from dusk till dawn! Happy hour is not to be missed.
  69. Non-skiers are spoilt for choice in Morzine in winter.
  70. There’s plenty of winter activities in Morzine (other than skiing or snowboarding).
  71. Morzine offers plenty of excellent childcare options in winter.
  72. There is a choice of quality local ski & snowboard schools in Morzine, offering lessons for all abilities. Morzine, uniquely, offers British ski schools with British instructors.
  73. A warm Vin Chaud in Morzine is a must during a long day on the ski pistes in Morzine.
  74. You can watch the impressive night torchlit skiing display by ESF on le Pleney in Morzine.
  75. Children love ice skating on the outdoor rink next to the Morzine tourist office in winter.

    Morzine holidays (in summer) are great because…

  76. Morzine is the perfect family summer holiday destination.
  77. Morzine transforms into a giant outdoor adventure playground in summer.
  78. There’s so much going on in Morzine in the summer, your days will be jam-packed!
  79. From babies to grandparents – everyone is catered for in Morzine in summer.
  80. The list of summer activities in Morzine is near endless. The word ‘bored’ doesn’t exist!
  81. The Morzine summer Multi Pass scheme has won lots of European tourism awards.
  82. Morzine is a worldwide mountain bike mecca in summer.
  83. In summer, the sun shines on Morzine.
  84. The hills are alive in Morzine in summer & it is just wonderful.
  85. Morzine bustles & blooms in the summer.
  86. It’s nice to relax and do little in sunny Morzine in the summer. Take a break from the activities!
  87. The mountains are your very own back garden in Morzine in summer. They’re waiting to be explored, thanks to the extensive lift network.
  88. The Morzine Olympic swimming pool complex is the envy of other alpine resorts.
  89. Lake Montriond near Morzine is more beautiful than ever in summer. You must go here!
  90. Morzine chimes to the distant sound of cow bells in the summer. It’s therapeutic.
  91. Colourful flower boxes & hanging baskets are a manifestation of the Morzine locals’ pride in their village.
  92. You deserve an Aperol Spritz in the sun after a day’s biking or hiking around Morzine in the summer!
  93. The Tour de France cycling event is often held in Morzine in summer.
  94. The challenging cols (routes between mountain peaks) make Morzine in summer ideal for road biking enthusiasts.
  95. Medal-winning Olympic athletes base their triathlon training camps in Morzine in summer.
  96. Summer trail running in Morzine is getting more popular every year.
  97. The lively weekly Morzine summer market has to be visited.
  98. The goat village at Les Lindarets above Morzine is, well, an interesting place to go in summer.
  99. There’s a weekly Morzine tennis competition in summer that you can take part in to become the village champion!
  100. For a few minutes, transform into superman on the Fantasticable zip wire high above Morzine in the summer.
  101. If you’ve been to Morzine in winter, you absolutely need to come to Morzine in the summer as well!

    We hope this blog shows just how much we love Morzine. We reckon life is too short not to come on holiday to Morzine – in winter and summer. So please give us a shout today – and let Simply Morzine make it happen! Contact us or call 0044(0)1664 568902 now.

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