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MORZINE THE FRENCH ALPS


CONTENTS

02

02-03

Introduction

04-05

Winter in Morzine

06-07

The Ski Area

08-09

Hotel Les Chamois

10-11

Summer in Morzine


MORZINE

Morzine a French Alpine town steeped in history and tradition and offering plenty of crisp fresh mountain air warmed by a typical Savoyard welcome. With genuine charm and outstanding natural beauty in abundance, Morzine is a year round holiday destination but during the Winter season (from mid-December to the end of April) it enjoys exceptionally good snowfall.

The first snowfall brings with it a host of

Equipped with everything you would expect

Winter sports enthusiasts looking forward to

from a resort that has been at the heart of

making the most of Morzines snowbound

world skiing for the last 40 years, Morzine

forests, super smooth pistes, snow meadows

can offer a winter holiday that will live long

and breathtaking views.

in the memory.

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The Alps A Favourite French ski location Since the introduction of Frances first Ski Lift at the Pleney in 1934 The Portes du Soleil ski area which incorporates Morzine has grown to become one of the best loved destinations in France. Today the total combined ski zone comprises of over 650km of piste spanning 2 countries and over 200 ski lifts. Every level of skier and snowboarder is catered for because there is so much choice. From leisurely cross country runs, to extreme blacks or high flying board parks Morzine has something for everyone to enjoy! 04


Winter in Morzine... ...offers you the chance to explore some of the best ski areas in the whole of Europe. There are many ski resort hotels that claim to offer a ski in ski out service but not many boast a mountain top location. Our property ‘Hotel Les Chamois’ is situated on the Nyon Plateau at an altitude of 1550m nestled amongst over 650km of pristine crisp white piste. Hotel Les Chamois Enjoys a prime position in the popular and breathtaking Haute Savoie region of the French Alps famed for its extreme sports and generous snowfall.

will

take your breath away

“We’ve been to plenty of European resorts but so far Morzine is easily our favourite” A Cleverly - Leicester 05


Terrain Tucked away in a tree-lined valley right at the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski zone is Morzine. Dotted with slate roofed chalets and snow-laden spruces Morzine is the perfect destination to enjoy all that’s best about the mountains.

The Portes du Soleil ski area... ....is a powder filled playground. Here is a sample of what you can enjoy 2 countries (France and Switzerland), 280 slopes: 26 black, 105 red, 112 blue, 37 green. 201 mountain lifts, 650 km of groomed slopes, 9 snowparks and 89 slopeside restaurants 06

that will


Winter Activities Skiing • Snowboarding • Cross-Country Skiing

excite you

Ski-touring • Sledging • Helicopter rides Ice skating • Snowshoe Treks • Snow Scooters Under Ice scuba diving • Hot Air Ballooning

Ski from one linked resort to another and explore: Abondance, Avoriaz, Châtel, La Chapelle d’Abondance, Les Gets, Montriond, Morzine, St Jean d’Aulps, Champéry, Morgins, Torgon, Val-d’Illiez - Les Crosets - Champoussin. 07


whole mountain

The

“The hotel location meant we could enjoy every available minute on the slopes each day” R Smith - London

Accommodation available - Double bedrooms • Twin bedrooms • Family rooms

Perfect hospitality whatever your group size Whether your group comprises of two people or up to fifty people, Hotel Les Chamois is a chalet property that features fifteen bedrooms of differing sizes which allows us to cater for groups, individuals and families alike, no matter what their specific needs may be. The chalet is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed and socialable ski holiday. Sit back in the cosy bar area in front of a welcoming log fire and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views or boot up and walk out of the front door straight onto the slopes, the choice is yours. 08


Hotel facilities include: Large TV Lounge • Table football • Snooker table

on your

doorstep

Open fireplace • Bar Area • Wi-Fi • Sun Terrace Cré´che facilities • Professional chefs • Ski hire

The best aprés ski in town Located on the mountain 1550 metres high, you might be forgiven for thinking that aprés ski could be a little limited. Not with Ski Chamois! We host regular discos, quiz nights, games nights and a Happy Hour (between 4.30 and 6.30pm) in our own reasonably priced Inferno bar and restaurant. 09


Every

activity under the sun,

Summer in Morzine... During the summer months (June – September), Hotel Les Chamois makes an ideal base from which to explore some dramatic alpine scenery. Your vacation can be as relaxed or as adventurous as you like.

There are many excellent outdoor pursuits available in the region, some definitely not for the faint hearted! In stark contrast you could choose to simply soak up the sun on the terrace listening to the cowbells and the whistling of the marmottes.

There are many places of interest near by which are perfect for visiting during the summer months such as Geneva (85mins), Lake Leman (45mins), Montreux (90mins), Chamonix (70mins) and Annecy (90mins). It is advisable to have your own transport. 10


in one beautiful place Summer Activities River Rafting • Hydrorafting Canoeing • Canyoning • Bungy Jumping Mountain Biking • Cycling • Parapenting Horse Riding • Tennis • Swimming 4 Adventure Parks • 100s of famous Alpine walking routes

“I could not believe how beautiful this landscape was until I saw it with my own eyes” J Lewis - Manchester 11


For further booking information and to check availability please Call 01302 883064

Travel Information The quickest and easiest way to travel here is by using one of the low cost airlines which fly direct to Geneva airport. Once at the airport we can arrange a pickup service which will bring your party to Hotel Les Chamois. However there are a number of alternative ways for you to travel to Morzine, you can find out more information by visiting our website or contacting our sales office on the telephone number listed above.

Visit www.skichamois.com or email your enquiry to sales@skichamois.com


Ski Chamois - Morzine Ski Holidays