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Morzine tourism and travel guide

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Visit Morzine: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Morzine is a popular ski resort within the Portes du Soleil ski region in the northern Alps

Morzine is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Morzine. For detailed visitor information see the Morzine travel guide.

Attractions in Morzine

The use of local materials for building and the stunning location make Avoriaz one of the most popular Alpine ski resorts: Avoriaz

Popular places to visit nearby include Abondance at 11 km and Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Morzine, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Morzine in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



Ski resort at 5 km (direction east)

The use of local materials for building and the stunning location make...

See Avoriaz guide


at 11 km (direction east)

It will be the mountain scenery around Abondance that dominates your visit,...

See Abondance guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval is one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' and most...

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

Evian is a very lovely town, also well known as a spa...

See Evian guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 27 km (direction north-west)

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around the...

See Thonon les Bains guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

While Mont-Blanc and the mountain scenery is the main attraction, Sallanches itself...

See Sallanches guide


Ski resort at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

One of the most famous Alpine ski resorts, Chamonix is very close...

See Chamonix guide
Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 32 km (direction south)

It is the views of, and access to, Mont-Blanc which is the...

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily...

See Yvoire guide


Ski resort at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

Megeve is among the most prestigious of the French ski resorts and...

See Megeve guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 38 km (direction south-west)

La Clusaz is one of the smaller ski resorts and very popular...

See La Clusaz guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

The port area is among the highlights in this pretty village on...

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire a boat...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Savoie

Map of places to visit near Morzine


Markets in and near Morzine

Market days in Morzine: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Morzine: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Les Gets: market Thursday (4km)
  • Samoens: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Abondance: market Sunday (11km)
  • Cluses: market Monday (16km)
  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (23km)
  • Boege: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Evian-les-Bains: market Friday (26km)
  • Bonneville: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Thonon-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (28km)

More information about Morzine, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Morzine, France

What to do at Morzine? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Morzine.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (11km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (25km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roc d'Enfer (8km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (15km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (16km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (16km)
  • Col de Romme (20km)
  • Mole (21km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (22km)
  • Lac Cornu (27km)
  • Col de la Colombière (28km)
  • Le Brévent (29km)
  • Montenvers (32km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (36km)
  • Mer de Glace (36km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (36km)
  • Mont Blanc (40km)
  • Mont Veyrier (51km)
  • Roc de Chere (54km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Morzine is in the east of France at 53 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Morzine is 442 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Morzine

Canton: Biot

Arrondissement: Thonon-les-Bains

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74110

Distance to Morzine

from Annecy (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 442 km

from Calais: 639 km

from Nice: 279 km

from Bordeaux: 587 km

from Strasbourg: 279 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Morzine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Essert-Romand, La Cote-d'Arbroz, Les Gets, Montriond and Saint-Jean-d'Aulps.

This page in French: Visiter Morzine

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