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February 26th, 2024

Let’s talk about Harley Days 2024!

Let’s talk about Morzine’s annual Harley Days… Nestled in the heart of the French Alps, the quaint town of Morzine has, over the years, transformed into a roaring haven for motorcycle enthusiasts. The history of Harley Days in Morzine is a journey marked by the thunderous rumble of thousands of…

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February 14th, 2024

Celebrating Valentine’s Day in France

Valentine’s Day, known as “La Saint-Valentin” in French, is a day celebrated with love, romance, and affection across the globe. In France, this cherished occasion is not just a commercialized holiday but a deeply rooted cultural tradition that celebrates love in its myriad forms. The History The history of Valentine’s…

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February 1st, 2024

Thrills and Chills: Junior World Ski Championships 2024 Descends Upon Morzine

The picturesque town of Morzine, nestled in the French Alps, is set to become the epicenter of youthful skiing prowess as it hosts the Junior World Ski Championships in 2024. With its stunning mountainous landscapes and world-class ski facilities, Morzine provides the perfect backdrop for this exhilarating competition, where the…

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February 1st, 2024

February in Chamonix!

February in Chamonix is a magical time, where the snow-covered landscapes come alive with a myriad of events and activities that cater to every taste. From thrilling sports events to romantic Valentine’s Day celebrations and culinary delights, this month has something for everyone. Let’s explore the exciting events and places…

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January 1st, 2024

Happy New Year from Alpine French School!

As we step into the new year, Alpine French School extends a Happy New Year to all our students and associates. We’re eager to update you on our plans for the upcoming year and invite you to stay informed about the various offerings we have in store. At Alpine French…

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May 4th, 2023

When is the Tour de France 2023 coming to Morzine?

On Saturday 15th July the Tour de France will arrive in Morzine. The Tour will depart from Annemasse on Saturday morning and head towards Samoëns. From there, the riders will have to conquer the winding road to the Col de Joux Plane, at 1691 m altitude, that separates the valleys…

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April 4th, 2023

‘Pâques’ – How do French people really celebrate Easter?

As with many European and Western countries, Easter has grown from its roots as a religious celebration into a more capitalised long weekend. Easter Monday (Lundi de Pâques) is a public holiday (jour férié) when people spend time with family or friends, shops and businesses close, and public transport runs…

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April 1st, 2023

Alpine French School Opens in Chamonix

Alpine French Schools is a language school in Chamonix in collaboration with local teachers and language professionals with experience in the local area! With over 60 years of combined expertise, the language professionals who will be running Alpine French School Chamonix bring their passion and experience to offer a wide…

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December 6th, 2022

Local’s Recommendations For Winter in Morzine!

Planning a trip to Morzine this Winter? We decided to ask our members of staff at Alpine French School what they would recommend to a first time visitor to the area. As many of them have lived and worked in Morzine for years, they know the best spots to warm…

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November 7th, 2022

French Christmas Traditions

Advent calendars – les calendriers de l’Avent French children open Advent Calendars like in many other countries during the month of December leading up to Christmas.   Postcards from Père Noël Letters from French kids to Father Christmas always receive a response from Santa. Since 1962, France has had a…

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November 3rd, 2022

Alpine French School au coeur de Morzine

Apprendre le français pendant ses vacances, c’est possible ! Avec Alpine french school, vous pouvez conjuguer l’utile à l’agréable. Tous les étés, dans le petit village de Morzine se réunit une irréductible équipe de professeurs pour enseigner le français à des anglophones. Précurseur, Morzine est, au début du XXᵉ siècle, un…

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October 27th, 2022

Halloween and La Toussaint

Joyeux Halloween! Halloween in France differs from the celebration we know in english-speaking countries. This however, does not mean you can’t have your fun if you celebrate the holiday. Traditionally on the 31st October, children and adults dress up to enjoy the celebrations, either at parties or trick-or-treating in the…

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September 30th, 2022

Emmanuel Macron and French Politics: A quick guide

The French Political System It is important to understand and be aware of the political system in France if you are planning on moving here. France is ruled by a semi-presidential system of government. The President appoints the Prime Minister as the head of said government. The bicameral parliament consists…

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June 26th, 2022

Must-See Events in Morzine this Summer 2022

Fancy a fun-filled Summer with something for all of the family? Look no further…   If you have never been to the mountains during the Summer, you really are missing out. Although your first thought of Morzine may be as a Ski Resort, our idyllic location means there are always…

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December 2nd, 2021

The ‘C’ Word – What are the COVID rules for French ski resorts this Winter?

  After 2 years of obeying rules and restrictions, we have all our fingers (and toes!) crossed for a normal Winter. We are excited to welcome our international students and get on the slopes! However, in order for everything to run smoothly, we all need to be sensible and continue…

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