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.

Center parcs Morzine

A summer activity holiday in the mountains is absolutely perfect for all the family.   As a change for our family this year, we went to a Center Parcs in Normandy.  Whilst we had a great time,  it took me to go there to realise that we had everything and much much more in Morzine….. […]

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Avoriaz – officially had the most snow last season!

So which Alpine ski resort got most snow of all?   Ladies and Gentlemen, the snowiest Alpine resort in 2012-13 was….. Avoriazwith 11.77m at resort level (13.49m at 2200m) some 50% above average and second only to the 1994-95 season. Avoriaz – snowiest ski resort in the Alps 2013 – Photo: weathertoski.co.uk Who got the most […]

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Loads of activities for just 1 euro a day!

Explore Portes du Soleil from 1 euro with the Multi Pass Whether you are mountain biking, cycling, climbing or hiking in the Portes du Soleil this summer, the multi-pass keeps you connected Portes du Soleil is known as one of the biggest ski areas in Europe, with over 12 ski resorts all connected.  Each resort  attracts […]

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New airline from Cambridge to Geneva

A new airline will soon be starting flights from Cambridge to Geneva.  This is a great addition to winter flights and makes Morzine yet even more accessible via Geneva to all of our UK customers. The flights should be starting from the 13th September 2013.  Keep your eyes out for full details. http://www.darwinairline.com/en/cambridge.html#flightfinder

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Mtb news

The Pleney Gondola will be closed this summer. Please read the following official statement from the tourist office. The Pleney gondola will be replaced with new lift equipment for winter 2013/14. This key new lift will provide improved capacity and better access to the winter ski area and for summer Mountain Biking in Morzine . […]

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Not just about skiing!

If you are one of the party who doesn’t like skiing….don’t despair there are many other activities to do in Morzine.  Randonnee skiing, where you walk up the mountain and then just ski gently down, is a great way to get exercise and enjoy the mountain air too.  Or you could join a snow shoe […]

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The fantastic winter so far

It has been a fantastic winter so far, with amazing snow.  Loads of snow to dump down here in Morzine Avoriaz on Saturday so it just keeps on coming!  Roll on a great February.  For all the uptodate snow reports, check out www.yr.no.

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The Snow is on its way!

Under 3 weeks until the season officially starts and the snow is ‘au rendezvous’.  Huge dumps are expected this week, so if you want to keep your eye on the weather, keep the following websites to hand: www.yr.no and www.snow-forecast.com.  If you want a more birds-eye view of the resort, then check all of our webcams on […]

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New investment in Morzine Avoriaz ski area

The investment in the Morzine-Avoriaz ski area continues.  The biggie….the Prodains cable car is finally being replaced by a state of the art cable car, one of only 6 in the world.  More comfort, more speed and more importantly more people up the mountain in a much quicker space of time.  The new site is […]

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