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Welcome to the Portes du Soleil

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The Discover Morzine Chalet is located in the village of Montriond a few minutes drive or a 25min walk from Morzine. It is perfectly located in the heart of the Portes du Soleil, a ski area boasting over 650km of marked ski runs, and one of the largest linked ski areas in the world offering incredible skiing in 2 countries, 12 ski resorts, with runs catering for every ability, 204 ski lifts, 7 snowparks, 3 halfpipes, 4 boarder cross courses, 4 snow cross courses, plus hundreds of kilometres of accessible off piste terrain all with one ski pass. As with many other Alpine ski resorts, the lower slopes of the Portes du Soleil have snow-making facilities to extend the skiable season by keeping the lower slopes open during the warmer months.

Skiers and snowboarders alike come to Morzine for the wide variety and enormous scope of terrain available in the interlinked Portes du Soleil resorts. The Discover Morzine Chalet is ideally placed to drive out to different start locations each day. There are 9 alternative major ski lift areas that can be reached within 2 to 5 miles of the chalet, each providing a full days skiing. These include central Morzine, Ardent, Nyon, Prodains to Avoriaz, Les Gets and Mont Cherie.

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Webcams for Morzine & the Portes du Soleil

Avoriaz webcam – the city scene at Avoriaz. Check out the roofs for fresh snow.

Portes du Soleil webcam – mountain top views from the Mosettes peak above Les Lindarettes

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In Resort Activities

Complementary Ski Tours

Everyone who holidays with Discover Morzine are provided with 3 days FREE tour of the mountain. This ensures you get the most out of your holiday by taking you directly to the terrain that best suits your ability.


George is a professionally trained and highly experienced ski boot fitter. Any problems with your ski boots and he can work with you to find a solution, because nothing ruins a holiday like painful boots!

Ice Hockey Game

The Morzine Penguins play premiership ice hockey matches on Saturdays and Wednesdays. Go support Discover Morzine’s home team and we’ll show you around the town after to celebrate what’s sure to be home success!


With the free toboggans provided in the Discover Morzine Chalet, we can take you to the designated toboggan slopes around the village for an action packed afternoon. This is a fun activity for young and old!

Night Skiing

If your legs are up to it, night skiing is on offer every Thursday night from 8-10pm. The Pleney ski lift is flood lit for this unique experience, which includes a torchlight descent spectacle by the ESF ski school, and fireworks to top the night off! It’s free with your lift pass or about €5 for a one off.

Discovery Circuits

The Discovery Circuit is a unique way of touring the terrain most suited to your ability. Follow the different circuits coded by the various animals (the bear, white rabbit, jackdaw, ibex or reindeer) which are organised according to your ability (green, blue, red or black ski runs). It’s a great way to spend your day touring the Morzine area.

The ‘Portes Du Soleil’ circuit

Discover the true size of the Portes du Soleil ski area and race around the 80km perimeter, ski through France and Switzerland visiting all 12 of the interconnected resorts without riding the same lift or skiing the same run twice. Make sure you keep up or we’ll miss the last chair home!


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