About Morzine, France
With year round appeal that sees a busy ski season and a bustling trade of hikers, bikers and climbers in the summer, this resort has something for everyone.
650 km of ski area
2275 m Peak Altitude
1:20 hrs from Airport
1000 m resort altitude
Morzine, SaraEUR 465,000
Benefitting from a highly sought-after central location in Morzine, Sara is a charming 2-bed apartment.Town-Centre, Available to all Foreign Buyers
Morzine, Chalet MarianneEUR 698,000
Exuding Savoyard charm and beauty, Chalet Marianne is a spacious 3 bed chalet with impressive views over the village and mountains.South facing, Available to all Foreign Buyers
Morzine, Emerald ResidenceEUR 449,000 - 979,000
Radiating Savoyard charm, the Emerald Residence comprises 12 apartments offering between 2 and 5 bedrooms.Spa & Wellness Facilities, Newbuild, Available to all Foreign Buyers
Morzine, Beau RegardEUR 370,000 - 2,500,000
An outstanding new development of chalets and apartments situated in a tranquil and picturesque part of Morzine with fantastic, far-reaching views.Spa & Wellness Facilities, Newbuild, Available to all Foreign Buyers
Morzine, Chalet CampanuleEUR 1,650,000
Surrounded by captivating nature and scenery, Chalet Campanule is a charming 5 bed property in a peaceful part of Morzine.South facing, Available to all Foreign Buyers
Morzine, Chalet MariaEUR 1,270,000
Chalet Maria is a spacious four bed chalet located in a sunny, south facing position in Montriond.South facing, Available to all Foreign Buyers
Morzine, Les Terrasses des 5 MontsEUR 655,000 - 1,190,000
Les Terrasses des 5 Monts is a brand new development of charming apartments with sunny, south facing views over Morzine.South facing, Newbuild, Available to all Foreign Buyers
Morzine, Chalet AnnetteEUR 1,680,000
Boasting a prime location in the centre of Morzine, Chalet Annette is a beautiful 5 bed chalet exuding traditional Savoyard charm.Town-Centre, Spa & Wellness Facilities, South facing, Available to all Foreign Buyers
Morzine, Chalet CapucineEUR 1,345,000
Benefitting from a highly desirable ski in, ski out location, Chalet Capucine is a beautifully classic French chalet with 5 double bedrooms.Ski In, Ski Out, Spa & Wellness Facilities, Available to all Foreign Buyers
Morzine, Chalet AdrienneEUR 3,120,000
Chalet Adrienne is a luxury 6 bed chalet with majestic views, situated in a highly sought-after, scenic and peaceful location within Morzine.Spa & Wellness Facilities, Available to all Foreign Buyers
"Known for its excellent nightlife, Morzine is right in the centre of the French part of the border-crossing Portes du Soleil. It's slopes are primarily red runs, but there are some good nursery slopes near the bottom, and a few more challenging runs up in Avoriaz." - Rob Keddy
Morzine is certainly the most active of the Portes du Soleil resorts, with plenty of good restaurants and a lot more bars and nightlife than nearby Chatel and Les Gets. Much more a town than a resort in truth, Morzine spreads out into far-reaching suburbs. Despite this however, it has still managed to maintain its traditional feel. It is mostly characterised by chalet style buildings and thankfully you won't find any high rise blocks here.
Due to its size it can be inconvenient depending on the location. Choose the right place and the slopes are just a stroll away, the wrong place will require you to use a car or bus, though property prices tend to reflect this. For many dedicated fans Morzine and its active, dual season nature make some slight inconveniences worthwhile.
For a delicious dinner head to the L'Atelier and Chamade or for some wine and tapas Le Coup de Coeur. Then get down to the Cavern bar for a few drinks and, should you not wish the night to end, the Opera club is right next door. If you don't feel like skiing, you can always go to the Parc des Dereches to relax in the pool and spa.
As part of the Portes du Soleil ski area you essentially have 650km to explore. Morzine is also part of the main circuit thus, unlike some other PDS resorts, you can access the majority of it without having to take your skis off.
On heading out in the morning, you can either choose to explore the local slopes which are, on the most part, very pleasant and quite beautiful wooded runs. These are not too steep and include a couple of bowls. You have to walk/get a tractor train over to Les Gets but together these villages share around 120km of slopes.
Alternatively you can head up the Super-Morzine lift to access Avoriaz. From there you can ski the huge variety of slopes all the way to Chatel as well as the many resorts on the Swiss side of the PDS. Some Alpine resorts lack access to huge amounts of skiing, Morzine is not one of them. The whole area is also well catered for with plenty of mountain restaurants. The Chez Nannon in the Vyon/Chamossiere sector is rated particularly highly.
Morzine is a proper town and, as oppose to a seasonal resort, has a real year round feel to it. Not only does this mean that most of the bars and restaurants stay open during Summer, but there are also plenty of activities to enjoy.
The main one being hiking, as the Portes du Soleil offers no less than 800km of marked trails, taking you through forests and lakes all the while surrounded by spectacular views. Mountain bikers are also well catered for, with 130km of trails and downhill slopes with something to suit every ability.
If walking and biking isn't your thing, then you can go for the more extreme options like canyoning, kayaking and rock climbing. If they're a bit too adventurous then you can always head over to Les Gets for some golf, find a lake to fish in or even peruse the weekly Morzine market to sample the local produce.
Morzine has been a very popular resort for a long time now, thus it did appear at one point that all the space had run out and most of it's developments had already been built. Recently very little has come on market here, however in late 2018 a number of new apartment developments have begun to pop up.
Despite the fact it seemed like most of the spare space was gone, these developments are all well placed either near the centre and/or the slopes. Over the past few years, buyers who frequent the resort have often been left disappointed with the lack of good available properties. So if you're one of them, make sure not to miss out on one of these new opportunities.
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