Chalet Morzine blog

We aim to keep you informed of new events, the all important weather forecast, anecdotes of running a chalet, helpful tips and travelling advice and anything else fun and exciting that happens in the lives of Chalet Morzine. View everything we’ve ever written in the blog archive.

Car hire trouble at Geneva airport!

Hiring a car on arrival at Geneva and want to drive it over the border into France??  Well… its not as easy as you think due to some new EU laws. When hiring a car for collection upon landing at Geneva Airport, you have two options. You can rent from the Swiss side of the […]

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The new chairlifts and improvements for 2016!

So what’s new for Winter 2016. What was rumour and what is fact: Well lets start with Avoriaz. Perhaps encouraged by the resorts continuous ranking in world snow record tables, there seems to be plenty to get excited about in Avoriaz this winter. The Brochaux chair is that one that takes you back towards Avoriaz […]

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Morzine loves kids!

This week in Morzine, its all about the children! Replacing the previously themed week of Le Monde de Morzna, the tourist office have set up loads of games and activities all this week, all geared towards the children.  So its a great week to be here.  However, no worries if you are coming later on […]

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50 year of the Portes du soleil

The Portes du Soleil celebrate their 50th anniversary! The biggest French-Swiss ski area will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Saturday 17th January. So the resort is celebrating: –         11am: Opening of the festivities with aperitifs offered by the Portes du Soleil at the top of Conche chairlift –         4.30pm: meeting at the top of Pleney gondola for a giant torchlight descent supervised by ESF and ESS instructors from the Portes du Soleil […]

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Simple Minds Free Concert in Morzine

Morzine-Avoriaz has had a real scoop this Summer. An absolutely free of charge concert of the one and only SIMPLE MINDS! This fabulous eighties pop band who are still going strong, will be playing a free concert in front of the Morzine Tourist Office on July 14th. The Simple Minds concert is due to start […]

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