Is Morzine good for beginners?


Is Morzine good for beginners?

Morzine is a great place for beginner skiers! The Morzine-Les Gets ski area consists largely of wide gentle pistes which are perfect for people learning to ski. There are nursery slopes at the top of the Pléney bubble which leaves from the centre of Morzine.

How long does the Pleney lift take?

I’d say you’re looking at 15-20 minutes or so to get to the bottom of the Prodains lift. Timetable suggests 10 minutes from the the Pleney lift to Rond-Point des Meuniers, and from there it’s about 5/10 minutes to the prodains lift.

Are the slopes open in Morzine?

The Prodains Express generally runs from 07:00 to 21:00 for pedestrians (later on weekends) and 09:00 to 17:00 for skiers….Winter Ski Season Dates in Morzine.

Ski Season Dates in Morzine 2021/22
Lift Area Opening Closing
Morzine & Les Gets 18th December 2021 10th April 2022
Avoriaz 10th December 2021 24th April 2022

Can you ski down from Avoriaz to Morzine?

Yes, you can get from Avoriaz to Morzine using the ski lifts.

Which is better Morzine or Avoriaz?

I would say, if you feel you have exhausted Morzine/Les Gets, then yes it is worth the trip to Avoriaz. It is higher so slopes are generally in better condition. And if you are pretty good, there are some good blacks there. But, it can be thronged, especially in poor conditions, because everyone gravitates there.

Is Avoriaz good for beginners?

Avoriaz is well known as a family friendly ski resort and a great place for beginner skiers and snowboarders, thanks to its vast number of beginner friendly pistes. The resort has a kids club in the centre of town, a beginner’s slope next to Le Chapelle Park, 4 green pistes and 25 blue pistes.

What lifts are open in Avoriaz?


Lifts & slopes opening hours Slopes closing hours
Ardent gondola lift 08.45 17.00
Prolays chairlift 09.30 16.45
Lindarets chairlift 09.00 16.45
Chaux-Fleurie chairlift 9.00 16.45

Where is Prodains?

The Prodains cable car runs from the small hamlet of Les Prodains, around 5 kilometres from Morzine, up to the resort of Avoriaz which is perched on a cliff above the valley. Since Avoriaz is a car-free resort, the Prodains lift provides one of the main accesses into town.

Is Morzine connected to Avoriaz?

Morzine and Avoriaz are two neighbouring, but very different ski resorts in the Portes du Soleil area that stretches across the French-Swiss border. Both have grown remarkably in international significance and in dimensions with 650km (400 miles) of piste served by more than 200 lifts all on the open pass.

Does Morzine have good nightlife?

Both the nightlife and après ski are very lively – happy hours are a big deal with lots of options conveniently located at the foot of the ski slopes and in the resort centre. Take a look at our pick of the best après ski and nightlife in Morzine.