Summer Holidays In Morzine
Morzine in the Portes du Soleil offers an abundance of breathtaking views, beautiful holiday accommodation and a vast variety of sporting and leisure facilities ensuring that anyone who chooses Morzine as their summer holiday destination will be spoilt for choice!
From when the summer season opens at the beginning of June, the resort of Morzine has a lovely buzz around town as holiday makers from across the world venture there to enjoy the fantastic sunshine, swim in fresh water lakes, hike the breathtaking mountain routes and enjoy the varied mountain bike trails that run across the Portes du Soleil.
One of the main summer sports that draws people to the resort year on year is mountain biking. The Portes du Soleil is the mecca for mountain biking with Morzine and Les Gets being the most popular destination for bikers in the whole of the Alps. Morzine and Les Gets has the greatest variety of mountain bike trails to suit everyone from the most advanced right down to those who are only just beginning to enjoy the sport. The area is a dream come true for bikers with 1000kms of trails and the largest lift network in Europe. Downhillers are kept happy with 7 DH courses complete with jumps, tunnels, berms and banks. Cross Country bikers will also not be disappointed as they are kept entertained by bike trails covering 1000kms including singletrack riding and Fire Roads. All ensuring repeat visits every summer!
For holiday makers who have more of a taste for water sports than biking, then there is a fantastic range of watersports in Morzine! For the adrenaline junkies there is white water rafting, canyoning and Hydrospeeding which all take place in the beautiful melt water rivers that run around the resort. However, for those who want more of a relaxing water experience there is the fantastic Olympic size pool in the centre of Morzine or you can enjoy a refreshing dip in the breathtaking lake Montriond followed by a delicious picnic as you take in the beautiful lake side views!
If you want to get an alternative view of the Porte du Soleil, then why not have a go at parapenting! This wonderful experience starts up in Avoriaz where your fully qualified instructor will glide you down onto the Pleney allowing you to enjoy the spectacular views on your way!
The Pleney is also home to Mountain Boarding - the summer equivalent of snowboarding!! Located in the centre of Morzine visitors can give this fun summer sport a try as they climb on the snowboards with big wheels and ride down to the bottom of Pleney!
For the keen golfers out there, you can enjoy a few rounds on the courses in Morzine Avoriaz and Les Gets. If you want to travel further afield then there are some great European golf courses to be found set against breathtaking backdrops in the areas of Annecy, Flaine, Chamonix and Megeve.
Families are completely catered for in Morzine as in addition to all the water sports, biking and great hikes there is the Tree Top Adventure Park complete with rope bridges, ladders, swings and ropes connecting all the trees for both kids and adults to enjoy together. There are also some great sight seeing trips to be made outside of Morzine to Samoens, Yvoire, Annecy, Evian, Geneva and Chamonix.
Taking part in all the activities the Portes du Soleil has also never been so affordable with the introduction of the multi pass which lets you and your family take advantage of all it has to offer for as little as 1 Euro/day.
After a day of enjoying all that Morzine and it's surrounding areas have to offer, visitors can relax and relive their adventures over a delicious meal and glass of local wine in one of the towns many restaurants. Morzine also has a range of fantastic summer properties to suit all budgets and requirements. From luxury mountain retreats complete with hot tub and sauna to comfortable central apartments, Morzine has something to suit all and ensure your summer holiday is fantastic!