Whether you want to take it slow or go full-on, Morillon has everything you need to feel relaxed and re-energised. There are plenty of activities in both the Summer and Winter to keep everyone satisfied and all of them are right on your doorstep!


Winter activities

Located less than a ten-minute walk to the Gondola at Morillon, you have access to 265sq miles and over 150 runs of skiing. The Grand Massif includes tree lined resorts of Morillon, Samoens, Sixt and Les Carroz as well as easy access to Flaine with high altitude early and late skiing. Ski buses are close by with alternative access to gondolas in Samoens and Vercland. If you want to stay for longer than a week and explore even further, you have access to the Portes du Soleil via Les Gets, Morzine and Avoriaz within a short drive.

If skiing isn’t your thing there are plenty of snowshoe walking routes, ice skating in Samoens or dog sledding at Les Carroz.

Watch the latest video from Samoens to get a taste of the area in Winter

Ski Facts

Ski area: Grand Massif & Praz de Lys

Resort height: 700m, ski 1100m

Resort top height: 2480m

Grand Massif & Praz de Lys
(Samoens, Morillon, Sixt,
Les Carroz, Flaine)

Km piste: 265

Lifts: 71

Snow cannons: 349

Snow parks: 2

No. of slopes: 148

Green slopes: 20

Blue slopes: 64

Red slopes: 50

Black slopes: 14


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Summer activities


Summer offers a large number of activities including walking and hiking, with short and easy walks to more challenging day hikes within the Giffre Valley. There’s also access to great longer-distance paths including those towards Chamonix and Mont Blanc.

The immediate area has some great road cycling and mountain biking routes for all levels, plus local hire shops with the latest MTB bikes suitable for all ages and abilities. Walking and cycling routes can be accessed directly from the property, with a short drive providing access to unlimited possibilities.

White Water rafting, kayaking and paragliding can all be booked via local companies and offer a great personalised service. Within a 10-minute walk across local footpaths you have access to a freshwater swimming lake with a beach and diving platforms, plus high ropes for both children and adults. The swimming lake offers the ultimate end of day place to relax after a hard days walking, soaking up the last of the afternoon sun and access to a restaurant cafe serving ice cold beers and wine for adults and soft drinks and ices for kids.

The pretty town of Samoens can be reached by walking (30mins) or cycling (10mins) along the Giffre River or an easy 5min drive. During the Winter season the town has regular events and activities on as well as family friendly Apres Ski theme. In the summer you have access to a fishing lake, large park with football and tennis courts as well as outside swimming pools.

The beautiful town of Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval nestles at the end of the Giffre Valley. A member of the most beautiful villages in France within a designated area of outstanding natural beauty Sixt offers a great day out. Including gentle strolls along the valley floor beside glacial blue rivers, hikes to peaceful mountain restaurants serving simple and mouth-watering food or admiring the abundance of waterfalls including the mighty Cascade du Rouget. In the summer, you can take an easy end of day road ride to the village, along a steady low incline road and free wheel the way home.

White water rafting

Days Out


There are many wonderful places to explore from your base in Morillon. Here are a few of our favourites.

Home to Mont Blanc and the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB), this amazing old valley town boasts great walking & climbing opportunities. Wonder at up-close views of mighty glaciers or take an old-fashioned rail journey up the mountain.

This glorious historic lakeside city, you can spend the day shopping in chic and trendy shops, sampling an abundance of restaurants and glacé shops, or just taking a leisurely cruise. For those wanting something with more action there are beaches, pedalos and even open-water swimming routes.

This beautiful town, a member of “Les Plus Beaux Villages de France” is nestled at the end of the Giffre Valley in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Enjoy gentle strolls along the valley floor beside glacial blue rivers, hike to peaceful mountain restaurants serving mouth-watering fare or admire an abundance of waterfalls – including the mighty Cascade du Rouget.

On the shores of the largest freshwater lake in Europe and surrounded by cultural highlights, you could spend many days in Geneva. For the day you can visit the old town, take a tour of St Pierre Cathedral, enjoy a lake cruise or visit CERN, the headquarters for the European Organization for Nuclear Research. Its many parks and open spaces provide great locations for picnics, and there is a rich mix of restaurants.