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Guide to Skiing and Snowboarding in Morzine

  Morzine is part of the immense Portes du Soleil ski area with endless possibilities for skiers and snowboarders. It is classed as one of the biggest or the biggest ski area in Europe depending on what you read! Includes 12 resorts in France and Switzerland including Avoriaz, Châtel, Les Gets, Morzine, Champéry, Morgins, Abondance, • 285…

Get to Know The Alpine French School Team: Christelle

  Where were you born and where did you spend your childhood? I was born in Yvetot in Normandy, in Seine-Maritime exactly. I lived in a little country town and then moved to a big city, Rouen, when I was 14. Perfect age to move to city life! What made you move to Morzine? A…

New French Courses – Alpine French School

  Alpine French School is expanding and this means that we are able to offer you an increased range of French courses. We offer courses for all levels, objectives and budgets and full details of all of these can be found on our website. But here is some information about the newer courses that you…

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How to Choose your Snowboard?

  We talked to our friends at Attack Attack Snowboard Shop in Morzine to find out how you should choose your snowboard for winter 2015….   What are the things you should bear in mind when choosing a snowboard? Things to bear in mind are the level of the rider, the weight, height and shoe-size….

What is there to do in Morzine for Christmas?

  If you are visiting Morzine for the Christmas holidays, you might be wondering what there is to do in Morzine for Christmas.   Firstly, the Christmas lights are switched on in early December, giving the resort a magical feel with all of the lights twinkling against the white snow underfoot. Ski resorts often have…

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How big is the Portes du Soleil ski area?

  Morzine is based in the Portes du Soleil ski area, the largest ski area in France! Spanning France and Switzerland, the ski area boasts 650km of pistes. From Morzine, you have 2 ski areas on your doorstep, both part of the Portes du Soleil. If you take the Pléney cable-car, you can access the…

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Is Morzine a good ski resort for beginners?

  This is a question that we often get asked by students coming to study French in France who haven’t done much skiing before.   Morzine is a great place for beginner skiers! The Morzine-Les Gets ski area consists largely of wide gentle pistes which are perfect for people learning to ski. There are nursery…

What’s New at Alpine French School?      

Lost In Translation has become Alpine French School We are now located in the centre of Morzine opposite the Tourist Office. Find us. All of our French courses are taught by French native speakers who are qualified and experienced teachers 6 classrooms Multi-media centre Student lounge We are pleased to now welcome international students from…

When do the lifts open in Morzine and Avoriaz?

Always a hot question, the tourist offices of Morzine and Avoriaz have just published the lift opening dates for winter 2014-5. We have been watching the snow fall on the peaks for the last few weeks, seen pictures on social media channels and webcams of the snowfalls and we have even been up enjoying it…

Where to go on day trips from Morzine

Where to go on day trips from Morzine

  Morzine is full of great things to do for the whole family, but if you want to venture a little further afield when you have some down time from your French course, below is your essential guide to road tripping in the area. All of these destinations are easy to visit in one day, without…

Nightlife in Morzine – From Après Ski to After Dark

  Our French students don’t like to study French all day-long, and there is lots of fun nightlife in Morzine to enjoy! From the more traditional events organised by the tourist office such as fireworks displays or the torchlit descent to après-ski and nightclubs, Morzine has something for everyone! Après-Ski and Bars   Le Tremplin…

Best Restaurants In Morzine

  What is the best restaurant in Morzine? What is your favourite restaurant in Morzine? What restaurant would you recommend in Morzine? These are very common questions from tourists and out students learning French in Morzine so we decided to write a blog about it. Morzine has changed a lot in the last 10 years…


An Eventful Winter in Morzine

  With only a few weeks until the lifts open in Morzine for winter 2014/2015, we can start to get excited about the season ahead. Below is a list of just some of the best local events already planned for the season ahead. For more details on any of these events, get in touch. The…

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Find out more about our French conversation and other workshops

  CONVERSATION : One of our most popular with the locals! These workshops will definitely help you: get rid of bad habits that you might have picked up along the way put in place correct French for repetitive forms of language and therefore the most useful forms to make yourself understood! reinforce everything that you learn…

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Beginners’ Guide to Skiing and Snowboarding in Morzine

  Beginners’ Guide to Skiing/Snowboarding in Morzine/Portes du Soleil Morzine is part of the immense Portes du Soleil ski area with endless possibilities for skiers and snowboarders. It is classed as one of the biggest or the biggest ski area in Europe depending on what you read! • Includes 12 resorts in France and Switzerland…

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