Morzine family summer holidays

When it comes to family summer holidays, we know they’re important.

We also know that most families think ‘beach’. But why? It doesn’t have to be this way! We reckon lying on the sand all week can get a little, well, boring for the kids.

We reckon the mountains of Morzine are what it’s all about when it comes to an amazing family summer holiday!

In Morzine, you’ll still enjoy the warm sunshine, along with fresh alpine air and best of all, being active makes everyone feel energised and alive (and tired at the end of an action-packed day!)

Summer holiday family swimming in Morzine

If water is your family’s thing then we have plenty of that! Swimming doesn’t have to be in the ocean! Just down the road from Morzine is the splendid mountain Lake, Lac de Montriond. Its beauty will take your breath away, whereas the kids will just LOVE IT!

We think Lake Montriond is like a beach, only better! There’s a smaller lake that’s perfect for the kids at the edge of the main lake – and plenty of things to do other than swimming. Hire a paddleboard, kayak or rowing boat, ride a donkey, or even a go kart! And if there’s time, take a family stroll around the lake, which will take you about 45 minutes.

In Morzine itself there’s the swimming pool complex, where you and all the family could easily spend your whole holiday in itself! Outdoors there’s a 50 metre Olympic pool, second pool, children’s pool, flume, bouncy castle, volleyball courts, table tennis and plenty of space for sunbathing for mum and dad. Inside are two further pools and Jacuzzis. Best of all – the Morzine pool is FREE thanks to the Multi Pass! All in, the Morzine pool is a fantastic facility.

Les Gets, the next village along, is home to another mountain lake that’s smaller than Lake Montriond. This one has a flume and fun Wibit waterpark, so it offers something different. A great summer holiday activity is to ride the cable car and walk over to the Les Gets lake from Morzine. A great family day out.

And don’t forget the waterfalls! Plenty of them have plunge pools to dip in, the closest being Cascade de Nyon in Morzine. Now this is ‘bracing’ holiday fun for all the family if ever we saw it!

Family activities for adults and children during summer holidays in Morzine

Where do we start!?! Probably telling you about the Multi Pass is best as this is a real-life Golden Ticket. It gives free and unlimited access to the Morzine pool, tennis courts, petit train, ice skating, local buses AND pedestrian access to all the lifts in the Portes du Soleil. This opens up our back garden and gets you and the children up into the hills, which is what Morzine’s all about really! Think family walks but without the moans and groans! And all of this is FREE!!!!!

Morzine summer Parc des Dérêches

This area in the valley by the river Dranse is splendid for families with small children to explore during their summer holidays in Morzine. The kids will adore whiling away the hours following gentle paths by the river through the forest and crossing bridges. There’s so much to see and do along the way, it’s a delight. Our top family summer holiday tip is to a paddle in the stream and make a little dam!

Summer Morzine adventure holidays for families

There are so many amazing family activities on offer in Morzine in the summer. The secret is knowing when to stop and what to let go until next year! You and the kids can even fly if you go paragliding! There are adventure parks high in the forest, horse riding, toboggan, zip wire, the list goes on!

Our specialist Simply Morzine activities are where the real action happens, and you can book as many or as few as you like. We offer family mountain biking and walks, canyoning, via ferrata, white-water rafting, a traditional meal at a remote alpine chalet with our French friends and much much more!

Morzine itself is alive in the summer and there’s always some great family events taking place in the village that offer fun and entertainment for children.

Summer family friendly accommodation in Morzine

With all this talk about how much there is to do for all the family in Morzine in the summer, it’s easy to forget that you actually need somewhere to stay! Well we’ve got that covered a well. Choose from our catered Chalet des Montagnes, where you’ll share with other likeminded families and probably make friends for life. Or, if it being so sociable isn’t your thing, try our charming French Hotel la Chaumiere. If you prefer to go self-catering, we have a range of chalets and apartments in central Morzine to suit groups of all sizes.

Summer family activity holidays in Morzine

Summer family holidays don’t get any better than this. So, forget the beach and book your holiday to Morzine now.

Simply Morzine are the original and best family adventure holiday specialists. We hope to welcome you and your family this summer!

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