About The Area
Morzine is an alpine village that has retained it’s traditional Savoyard charm. Wooden chalets with slate roofs and stone foundations are dotted around the valley. Ferme de Printemps is one such farmhouse chalet that has been transformed from it’s 243 years old origins with original oak beams into a modern home for all seasons.
Along with the traditional skiing, Try something new - hot air ballooning, ice skating, fishing, paragliding, archery, a pony ride, mountain biking, Via Ferrata or rafting down the river Dranse. Visit the cheese factory where the techniques that date back to Roman times are explained. Take a tour of the 200 year old slate works or visit the galleries in Les Gets. Theres plenty for everyone.
WINTER The Portes du Soleil is Europes largest ski area with over 650km of pistes offering an unrivalled variety of skiing and snowboarding with Avoriaz, high up on the escarpment overlooking Morzine. There's something for all abilities here, from beginners and children, through to the very experienced. Morzine is at the heart of the Portes du Soleil, and from here you could easily be having breakfast in France, and a spot of lunch in Switzerland, and back in France for a spot of Apres!.
SUMMER There's even more to see and do in the summer season. The days are long and (mostly!) balmy, and the mountains are arguably at their most beautiful. Cow bells can be heard on the breeze, hiking can take you to some amazing viewpoints, and if action is your thing there's top class downhill mountain biking to be done. Road bikers are in their element here with cols aplenty. Spend an afternoon at the Aquatic centre, purchase some regional products from the local market, shop at the variety of specialty stores in the centre of Morzine or have a glass of wine on our elevated terrace with sunken hot tub where the goats, horses and sheep will be keeping a close watch.
THE SURROUNDING AREAS
There's plenty to see and do on our doorstep. The MONT BLANC range, Magnificent and impressive and only 1 hours drive from Morzine. Mont Blanc is Europe’s highest peak at 4806m. Hike over the extraordinary sea of ice, take the Aiguille de Midi cable car and discover the awesome vistas of the Alps. If you believe in fairy tales head for Menthon Saint – Bernard and sleeping beauty’s castle.
Lake Geneva and Lake Annecy are great for a day trip. Here you can Wakeboard, ski, swim or dive in the purest water in Europe. The list goes on, and a handy guide can be found within the chalet.
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