5 of the Most Exciting Winter Activities in Morzine
When you book a holiday in a ski resort, the main activity on your mind is going to be hitting the slopes! However, many ski resorts have lots of other activities to choose from if you want a break from the pistes. If you are holidaying in Morzine, you will find plenty of things to enjoy during your stay in a catered chalet. Morzine is an excellent winter sports centre, and here are five of the most exciting activities you can try while there.
Due to its location in the Alps, the resort is the ideal place to go mountaineering, and you can experience this for yourself not far from the doors of your catered chalet. Morzine has a number of trails to choose from if you want to head up into the mountains, and the best way to enjoy this activity is to go with an experienced guide. They can show you the best places to go, according to your skill level, on a half-day or full-day excursion.
Paragliding is one of most exciting ways to see the beautiful setting of resort when you stay in a catered chalet. Morzine has several companies that can take you up into the sky to enjoy a birds eye view. This is even suitable for people who have never been paragliding before, as the guides are used to working with beginners. You can choose between flying tandem or trying it by yourself once you have a bit more experience.
3. Cross-Country Skiing
If you want to do something different from standard on piste skiing, the resort is the ideal place to try cross-country skiing. There are some excellent areas where you can enjoy this activity, including Le Pleney and Manche Valley. You should consider going with an experienced guide, however, to get the most from the experience.
4. Ice Diving
There is nothing more exciting than heading down into the icy water to discover the fascinating world that waits below the surface – and this is one of the best places in Europe to do this. No matter what your experience level, you can venture down into the cold waters of one of the lakes to enjoy a thrilling adventure exploring the ice formations and underwater life.
If you feel the need for speed, hire yourself a snowmobile and go on a tour of the area around the resort. There are some excellent tracks winding though the surrounding countryside, and it is certainly one of the most thrilling ways to enjoy the snow.
Experience the Thrill of the Best Winter Activities
These are just some of the most exciting winter activities to enjoy in this delightful Alps resort when you book into a catered chalet. Morzine is a very popular winter destination for so many reasons - from its excellent skiing to its restaurants, bars and accommodation options. So if you want to enjoy something a little different during your ski holiday, try out some of the above activities during your stay.
Liz Olkowicz is the Business Development Manager for Ski and Summer Morzine, a tour operator, based in Surrey, offering tailor-made ski holidays. If you're looking for a catered chalet, Morzine is the perfect location from which to explore the French Alps. For a great-value Alpine holiday, call us.
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