A long-established resort with easy access to Geneva and hundreds of miles of pistes through access to the enormous Portes du Soleil ski region
Located in the vast Portes du Soleil ski area, the traditional French farming town of Morzine oozes Savoyarde charm. The extent of the skiing, coupled with the town's proximity to Geneva, only an hour and a quarter from the airport, make Morzine ski holidays an ideal short break destination.
The skiing is easily accessed from the centre of town and offers a range of runs of all grades. The Portes du Soleil area, one of the largest in the world, also has an impressive amount of lift accessed off piste. The ski area covers everything from beginner to die hard powder hound, all on one lift pass.
The Le Pleney area has plenty of cruising for intermediates, with a good selection of blues and reds. Experts are best to head to Mont Chery where there is a decent selection of blacks and reds. Beginners are best served in the Nyon-Chamossiere area.
The town has plenty of distractions away from the skiing, with more than 40 restaurants and bars, as well as a couple of nightclubs. Also available is ice skating, ice diving, sledging, hot air ballloon rides on top of some fairly decent shopping.