Christmas and New Year: Reasons to ski in Morzine over the holidays!
Morzine is a great place to spend the holiday season; whether it’s a family affair or a trip with friends, it really is a magical time to be in the mountains.
Ski resorts don’t close on Christmas or New Years day, so hit the slopes or soak up the alpine lifestyle sitting by the fire with a mulled wine, snow-capped trees in the distance… andd relax. Here are our top 8 reasons to ski in Morzine over the holidays:
Morzine plays host to a full schedule of exciting in-resort events. Whether it’s Christmas carnival for the kids or the massive fireworks display on the Pleney at New Year, you’ll be sure to find something for all the family.
No washing up!
Your chalet hosts and hotel staff are there to look after you, so you can kick back and enjoy a delicious Christmas dinner with all the trimmings and without the mountain of washing up!
Avoid those relatives
Everyone has those distant relatives that show up and over-stay their welcome over the holidays. Coming out the mountains is a great excuse to avoid them and say “See you in the New Year!”.
Slide around on Christmas and New Years day!
Most people go for a family walk – you can go for a family ski! Get up on the slopes for some crisp mountain air, get the legs firing and then sit in the sunshine with a vin chaud.
Guilt free feasting
Get up on the slopes in the morning and you can happily stuff yourself without guilt and truly say you’ve earnt that Christmas dinner!
Chance of waking up to a white Christmas!
Picture this – you wake up, draw the curtains back and a blanket of white stuff is covering the valley. Do you get any more magical that? ..and don’t forget a white Christmas means one thing – FRESH TRACKS!
The Alps are renowned for putting on great parties over the holidays, and Morzine is no different! With all sorts of events and festivities happening in town, there’s plenty of scope for a good old knees up at a variety of venues, whatever your jam, from apres to late nights.
They say memories make better presents than material gifts; and we couldn’t agree more. It doesn’t get more special than spending some quality time with the ones we love in the beautiful French Alps over the festive season. So come and make you’re own magical memories that last a lifetime, not just for Christmas!