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Information Winter Season

WINTER

Morzine is a picturesque traditional mountain town which is also a ski resort in the winter and a summer holiday resort in the summer months offering a huge array of sports.  A true Savoyard town which is kept very traditional through a strict planning regime. The vibrant and charming town offers great facilities including restaurants, cafés and wine-bars, cinemas, an indoor-outdoor swimming pool complex, tennis courts, an ice-rink and too many activities to name!

Morzine is a ski resort in the winter months (December – April) so it can be as cold as -10° but we get a lot of sunshine too and the mountain sun is very warming!  We don’t get a lot of grey drizzly days but it does snow regularly in the winter which makes the town look very pretty.

The Winter season in Morzine is truly magical. For the majority of the season, the snow coats the town in a blanket of white and from day to night it always feels like Christmas. Skiing is guaranteed, even at the start and end of the season, thanks to easy access to the higher resort of Avoriaz. When you’re not spending time enjoying the slopes or at our lovely school learning French, you can explore what the town of Morzine has to offer, and it’s sure that there is something for everyone in Morzine. With ski slalom races, live music festivals, outdoor ice skating, a weekly market and as much cheese as you could possibly eat – we know you’ll enjoy your stay in this winter wonderland. Find below some ideas of what is happening in Morzine, and if you don’t see something you’re interested in, don’t hesitate to ask our local team of staff for ideas!

 

Events with exacts dates:

Spartan Race Winter Edition: 10th December 2022

Volcom Spot to Spot Snowboarding Event (Avoriaz): 11th December 2022

Ladies Night Tour- Slalom Race at Pleney : Thursday 16 February 2023

Morzine Takes Care of You Wellbeing Festival: From Monday 06 to Friday 10 March 2023

Rock the Pistes Music Festival : 12-18 March 2023

Snowboxx Festival Morzine/Avoriaz : 18th – 25th March 2023

Red Bull Infinite Lines Ski/Snowboard Event (Avoriaz): 27th – 31st March 2023

Monday/Lundi:

  • Open Mic Night at Les Rhodos bar

  • Quiz night at Le Local

Tuesday/Mardi:

  • Descente aux Flambeaux – The ski instructors of ESF descend the main Pleney piste in Morzine, lit only by torches. A traditional and spectacular event not to be missed, the Office du Tourisme offers vin chaud (hot wine) to try.

Wednesday/Mercredi:

  • Opening of the Pistes with the pisteurs – a unique experience to climb the pistes in a piste basher before the slopes open to the general public. Start your day early at 7.30/8am and appreciate the hard work that goes into maintaining this beautiful resort!

  • Hockey Matches – On a Wednesday and Saturday the local Ice Hockey team ‘Les Pingouins’ play at the Palais du Sport. Locals and tourists go along to cheer on the team and there’s a great atmosphere.  (Dates depending on match schedule)

  • BlaBla Soireé @ Le Bec Jaune TBC

Some other great day time activities, if you’re a non skier or just want a break from the slopes, are:

  • Guided snowshoe tours with DaysAway Adventures

  • Nordic Skiing in Ardent, Avoriaz or Pleney

  • Walking at Lac Montriond

  • Swimming at Morzine Piscine or Aquariaz in Avoriaz

  • Eagle/Birds of Prey show in the Nyon Sector

  • Ice diving at Lac Montriond

  • Yoga and pilates classes in the local studios

  • Spa day and treatment packages in Les Gets

  • Paragliding experiences

 

We can’t wait to welcome you to our school! If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions page or contact our team directly. 

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