Nothing feels more rejuvenating than time spent in nature. In fact, according to scientists, the time spent in nature can restore mental energy, relief stress, improve short-term memory, and sharpen your thinking and creativity.
And, what better way to enjoy nature’s beauty and benefits than with a trip to Morzine.
Part of what makes Morzine such a fantastic travel destination is not only its winter ski traditions but also its jaw-dropping natural beauty that keeps tourists coming back every year.
If just like me, you get your best energy refill from enjoying nature, this might just be the place for you.
In this article I will tell you why Morzine is a unique location for nature lovers:
Small and Charming
Morzine is a small yet charming village hosting an approximate 3000 inhabitants. Located in the Haute-Savoie region of eastern France, this mountain range stretches across France and Switzerland.
Although small, Morzine doesn’t lack the charm of a French mountain village. Just picture this: after a day spent hiking or, depending on the season, skiing, you enjoy a delicious meal and a glass of red wine at your traditional chalet. At night fell, you sit by the fire and admire the clear sky, twinkling stars, and the snow covered mountains.
It can’t get more charming than that.
It’s More Accessible Than You Think
Tourism in Morzine is flourishing. That means that you will find not only excellent services but also a lot of great packages, such as activity holidays or family deals.
Accessibility is also a great advantage for Morzine from a geographical point of view. Located at less than two-hour drive from the Geneva international airport, with several transportation options readily available, traveling to Morzine has become easier than ever before.
A Ski Haven
Morzine might be a small resort, but it’s big in ski mathematics. Boasting more than 120 km of skiing to various types and a multitude of slopes, Morzine can surely mix small village charm with award-winning slopes.
However, there are plenty of other things to do here if you are not a ski lover. With the incredibly beautiful Lake Montriond close by, you cannot miss out on mind-blowing activities such as snowshoeing around it or, why not, ice diving. That’s certainly not something you get to do very often.
The Perfect Outdoors Destination
Be it winter or summer, life in Morzine is never dull. With a strong reputation in winter sports, Morzine surprises its tourists with great offerings during the hot season as well.
In fact, summer is the best time to enjoy Morzine to its fullest. From mountain biking, hiking, golfing, paragliding and many other adventurous sports, there is virtually nothing you cannot find here. The only thing you’ll need is some sunscreen, sunglasses and a good pair of shoes.
Great Social and Cultural Vibe
Nature sometimes calls for some chilling by the fire with a cup of hot wine. Morzine offers the perfect mix between spending time outdoors and socializing or enjoying fine dining.
Don’t let its small size fool you. You will find plenty of great chalet restaurants with tasty meals and a welcoming atmosphere.
Nightlife is also abundant for those who want to keep the thrill of the day rolling. You can also find here many social and cultural events, sports competitions and even parties.
If you are longing a vacation in the great outdoors, then Morzine is a perfect choice. Peaceful yet thrilling, full of energy, strength, and inspiration, this small alpine mountain will help you restore your energy levels and connect with nature.