Annecy Day Trip
Each Tuesday during the summer we offer a day trip to Annecy leaving 09:00 and collecting at 17:00. The cost is €45 per person with a minimum of 6 people.
Chamonix Day Trip
Each Thursday during the summer we offer a day trip to Chamonix leaving 09:00 and collecting at 17:00. The cost is €40 per person with a minimum of 6 people.
Lac de Montriond
Lac de Montriond is a stunning lake encircled by the surrounding mountains of the Portes du Soleil. The Lac is a 10 minute drive from the chalet and can be accessed by the free public bus in summer. It takes around 30 minutes to walk round the whole lake and there are a couple of restaurants and cafes to stop at to enjoy a coffee and watch the sun disappear behind the mountains.
Walking and Hiking
Hiking in the Portes du Soleil is some of the best in the Alps, with no less than 800km of marked paths to explore where you can even walk into the Swiss Alps. Whether you plan to take gentle walks or more difficult days hiking you will be able to discover alpine villages, dairy farms and beautiful scenery along the way. We recommend taking maps and books available in your accommodation or from the Tourist Office. Guides can also be arranged locally in Morzine or just ask our in resort staff about some of their favourites.
Morzine and the Portes du Soleil open their lifts from mid-June to mid-September. Morzine becomes one of the top destinations during the summer for mountain bikers or VTT (Velo Tout Terrain) as it is known in France. Please note that all of our properties have secure indoor bike storage.
Click here for summer lift opening dates.
Mountain bikes can be booked in advance from Torico in the centre of Morzine.
Weekly Local Market
They know how to do a market in France, and Morzine is no exception. Taking place every Wednesday in the large parking area next to the Post Office, the market is packed fully of local artisans and producers from the region. Be sure to get there in the morning as it is all over by about 1pm.
Morzine has a 50 metre outdoor pool, a 25 metre indoor pool and also a wellness area. The outdoor pool has a great sunbathing area along with waterslides and a restaurant. The indoor pool has a spa complex with a number of saunas and steam rooms.
Click here for swimming pool opening times.
Rafting / Canyoning
The river Dranse runs through Morzine so rafting and canyoning are easily accessible on our doorstep. Rafting involves being taken down rapids and through gorges with you guide in a raft of up to 8 people. Canyoning involves scrambling over rocks, sliding down natural shutes and jumping into waterfalls!
Click here to go to Frogs Rafting website.
The Elephant’s Head in St Jean D’Aulps offers all levels of climbing abilities a couple of hours activity each day. Frogs Rafting provide all the gear you need: ropes, helmets and harnesses. The Elephant’s Head is a 15 minute drive from Morzine and Frog’s Rafting will come and collect you from the chalet.
Click here for more information.
This activity involves launching yourself off the top of a mountain while attached to your instructor and parachuting your way down into the valley.
For more information click here to go to Ecole des Parapentes des Portes du Soleil.
There is an excellent 18 hole golf course in Les Gets just a 5 minute drive from Morzine. It is also possible to access the golf course using Le Pleney cable car from our chalets in central Morzine. There is also the world famous Royal Club in Evian, a 1 hour drive from Morzine.
For more information and prices for the Les Gets course please click here.
The Morzine Tennis Club has 7 hard courts and 2 clay courts and is open throughout summer. The hard courts can be rented for €12 per hour and the clay courts can be rented for €14 per hour.
For more information on prices and opening times please click here.
Tree Top Adventure
While attached to a harness this activity involves swinging from the trees like Tarsan! There are various ladders, bridges, swings and cargo nets suspended from the trees that are a huge amount of fun to play around on. A perfect activity for anyone who has tried ‘Go Ape’ in the UK.
For more information and prices please click here.
A huge zip wire that takes you between the 2 valleys in Chatel sending you up to speeds of 60mph! You adopt the ‘Superman’ position and head through the valley on the 2500 metre zip line offering the best views of Chatel and the surrounding area. You can access The Fantasticable through the lift system starting at Super Morzine or alternatively you can drive to Les Lindarets (via Lac Montriond) and then up the Chaux Fleurie Chairlift. Approx. €36 per person (tandem flights also available!).
A sort of hybrid between climbing and mountaineering. The routes in the Alps were originally set our during World War II to allow troops to complete the mountain passes quickly and safely. There are trails in Avoriaz and more challenging routes in Samoens / Sixt, a 25 minute drive from Morzine.
What is the Multipass?
The Tasty Ski Company are accredited suppliers of the Multipass Scheme. This allows our guests to access up to 60 different activities across the Portes du Soleil for €2 per day. The Mulitipass Scheme runs between 9 June – 9 September 2018.
The activities and facilities include:
- all mountain lifts for walkers: 21 locations throughout the Portes du Soleil, bringing the summits within easy reach and making it possible to travel from one village-resort to another and across different valleys easily.
- swimming pools and bathing lakes: Châtel, Morzine, Champéry, Morgins, Les Gets and Montriond.
- cultural centres: Aulps Abbey Discovery Centre in St Jean d’Aulps, Les Gets Mechanical Music Museum, Abondance’s Maison du Fromage, Abondance’s Abbey, Troistorrents’Vieux Moulins de la Tine.
- ice rinks: Châtel, Morzine, Champéry.
- tennis centres: Abondance, Avoriaz, La Chapelle d’Abondance, Châtel, Morzine, Les Gets, Vallée d’Aulps (2 courts), Champéry and Morgins.
- minigolf : Les Gets, Châtel, Morgins and Vallée d’Aulps.
- road trains: Les Gets, Châtel, Champéry, Morzine and Avoriaz.
- trail circuits in free access all along the summer season.
- hundreds of paths for walking and hiking.
- inter-resort buses/shuttles: Balad’Aulps Bus, Colombus and TPC.
For more information on the Multipass please click here