Maybe you are looking at coming to visit Morzine in the summer but aren’t sure if it’s a suitable fit your family. You may be looking at booking our French Summer Camp, or maybe you are just looking at a family holiday in the area. Whether you are looking to enrol your children in the French Summer Camp or not, Morzine is a great place for a family holiday with plenty to do for children of all ages!
Morzine has a wonderful swimming pool complex with a 50 metre outdoor pool, a children’s pool, a slide pool plus a larger waterslide. On top of this, in case of bad weather there is also a 25-metre indoor pool plus 2 children’s pools and a nice restaurant with a terrace for sunny lunches. There are plenty of sunloungers and grass lawns for sunbathing plus beach volleyball courts and a playground.
In Les Gets, just 5 minutes’ drive from Morzine, there is a Witbit park at one of the local lakes where children can jump and play on the inflatables making an assualt course in the lake.
Montriond Lake is a great place for a fun family day out. Just 5 minutes from Morzine, this lake is stunning with turquoise water and lined with mountain cliffs. Enjoy a walk or bike ride around the banks of this amazing lake which makes a loop of around 3km, have lunch or an ice-cream at one of the restaurants overlooking the lake, rent a paddle-board or a canoe, swim or paddle in the smaller swimming lake and check out the playground. Hours of fun for little ones!
In the Morzine valley, you will find the Parc des Dérêches which has lots to offer children! Bike rides, a mini adventure park, a playground, skate-park, tennis courts, sports pitches & horse-riding.
On the Pléney slopes, Morzine has a summer luge track. Grab a helmet and a sledge and take a chair lift up the slopes to the top of the luge track. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult in the sledge. Make your way down one of the 2 tracks to the bottom negotiating the steep sections and bumps by controlling your speed using the handle and brake. Adrenalin and fun!
From 8 years of age, children can have a go at white-water rafting on the river Dranse whose crystal clear waters leads down to Thonon from Morzine. After a safety briefing, you get kitted out in wetsuit and helmet before boarding the raft as a family and heading down the river rapids!
Half-way up to Avoriaz from Morzine is a charming mountain village called Les Lindarets or otherwise known as Le Village des Chèvres (goat village). This mountain village is home to goats who roam freely around the village and all over the roads! You can buy feed to feed them and watch them fight for the best or most food… There are also plenty of restaurants to get lunch (including many goats’ cheese items on the menu) or a drink or an ice-cream. Head a little higher up to visit the plateau of Les Lindarets where children can play in the mountain pastures, paddle in the stream and watch the mountain bikers whizzing down the surrounding mountains!
And of course if you want your children to improve their French during their stay in Morzine, then take a look at our French Summer Camp with morning or day packages available.
- November 14th, 2019
Here in Morzine at Alpine French School, we pride ourselves on organising great French Courses in France for Teenagers. Choose from: Residential French Summer Camp with Adventure Plus Activities French Day Camp with Adventure Plus Activities GCSE French preparation courses (other exam syllabuses also catered for). The summer months are…Continue Reading
- November 10th, 2019
The nights are drawing in, the leaves are falling from the trees and we even have some snow on the mountain tops around Morzine. But here at Alpine French School, we have already been working on our French Summer Camp version 2020 for some time now! Every year, we strive…Continue Reading
- November 5th, 2019
At last! The snow has started to fall and the valley has a wintery feeling to it. Now’s the time to start thinking about getting your next holiday booked (if you haven’t already done so). Or if you’re lucky enough to live in Morzine why not think about booking your…Continue Reading
- October 18th, 2019
For the second year running, the Sainte Marie school in Morzine has asked Alpine French School to organise an English Immersion week at their primary school. A great initiative by the school Director, Jean-Michel Gachet to expose the children to English for a whole week in addition to the bits…Continue Reading