Morzine is a world-class ski resort in France, known for its lively town and extensive ski terrain. The resort is a popular choice for avid skiers looking to explore the Portes du Soleil ski area. There are plenty of things to do in Morzine, both on and off the slopes. There is lots to explore, from bustling bars and gourmet restaurants to thrilling winter activities. Here is our top pick of the top things to do in Morzine.

Tandem Paragliding

Explore Morzine from new heights on a tandem paragliding flight. If you thought the mountains of Morzine were beautiful, be prepared to experience some next-level scenery. Soar through the mountains and gain a whole new perspective on the resort. Observe mountain peaks, snow-covered chalets, winter forests and tiny skiers from an exclusive, bird’s-eye view. This unique experience is perfect for both daredevils and peace-seekers alike. The exciting take-off and high elevation are exhilarating. But the solitude from gliding at such a height, away from the masses, is truly blissful. You can even keep your skis on and take off as you descend the slope. A paragliding flight is a unique experience and one of the top things to do in Morzine.

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Hotel Le Petit Dru is a classic Savoyard-style hotel in the heart of Morzine.

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Paragliding in Morzine

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Dog Sledding

Dog sledding is an incredibly special experience. Before you set off, you get the opportunity to bond with the dogs and learn how to control the pack. It is magical to witness these animals in their natural environment. Once you have made some new furry friends, you are whisked away on an adventure through the winter forests of Morzine. Revel in the responsibility of guiding your very own pack of huskies through the mountains. Enjoy marvellous winter scenery and truly connect with nature during your ride.

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Chalet Catherine is a stylish chalet, located only a few minutes’ walk from the Super Morzine gondola and the resort centre.

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Dog Sledding in Morzine

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Ice Skating

Home to both an indoor and outdoor ice rink, ice skating is one of the top things to do in Morzine. The outdoor ice rink offers a magical winter experience, with colourful lights and the snowy French Alps as a backdrop. The outdoor ice rink is available in the day as well as in the evening. Skating under the stars as the sun sets over the Alps is a wonderful experience. Visitors of all ages take to the ice for this memorable Alpine activity. The indoor ice rink is another great spot to try out the sport. You might see seasoned ice skaters practising their impressive routines, or the Morzine Penguins playing an ice hockey match.

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A chalet-style hotel, fantastically located within walking distance of the slopes of Morzine.

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Ice Skating in Morzine

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Après Ski

France is renowned for its lively après ski scene, so it’s no surprise that slopeside parties are one of the top things to do in Morzine. You don’t have to know how to ski or snowboard to enjoy après skiing, with plenty of local bars serving Alpine drinks and good music into the early hours. This is a great opportunity to catch up with your group or even meet new people along the way. The most famous spot for après skiing in Morzine is La Folie Douce. Here you can find live music, cabaret dancers and some of the best piste-side parties in the Alps. If you are looking for a more relaxed post-ski activity, there are endless bars and restaurants to try out. Head to Morzine’s town and indulge in delicious Alpine food and warm French hospitality.

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Chalet Bonbon is a charming property, offering an unforgettable stay for up to 14 guests.

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Après Ski in Morzine

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Nordic Skiing

Are you looking to escape the crowds and enjoy some peaceful mountain moments? Then Nordic skiing might be for you. This is a well-known mountain sport, known as ‘ski de fond’ in France. Morzine has more than 45km of glorious cross-country tracks to explore, with the opportunity for more trails in the Portes de Soleil ski area. The tracks are varied and well-maintained, catering for beginners and experts alike. Enjoy perfect powder and incredible viewpoints as you explore Morzine from a unique perspective.

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A charming hotel located at the foot of the Pleney piste, just 300m from the beautiful town of Morzine.

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Nordic Skiing in Morzine

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Tobogganing is one of the top things to do in Morzine once the skis come off. When the slopes are clear of skiers, head out for a toboggan ride. Grab a sled and descend the snowy slopes in style. This activity offers undeniable fun for all ages. Ride solo or in tandem, it’s up to you! Tobogganing is made even more magical at night. Fly down the slopes under the stars, towards the glowing town, with a head torch to light the way. This is a rare opportunity to experience blissfully quiet slopes, free of skiers.

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Chalet Atlas is perfectly located in the heart of Morzine and sleeps up to 20 guests.

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Tobogganing in Morzine

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If you fancy swapping your skis for swimsuits, there are plenty of opportunities to make a splash in Morzine. The Aquatic Centre has a 25m heated indoor pool and various wellness and relaxation facilities. This is the perfect spot to escape the cold and soothe your sore ski legs. If you are looking for something a little different, take a quick ski lift to the neighbouring resort, Avoriaz. Here you can find Aquariaz, a huge water park with indoor rivers, slides and natural climbing walls. With all of these facilities to explore, swimming is one of the top things to do in Avoriaz, away from the slopes.

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Hotel Le Samoyede is a traditional ski hotel in the heart of Morzine (and Portes du Soleil). The property offers a welcome escape in one of the most friendly ski resorts in the Alps.

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Swimming in Morzine

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To find out more about the top things to do in Morzine, call our ski experts on 020 7471 7700.

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