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Top 5 things to do in Morzine in summer

Despite it’s popularity as a family-friendly ski resort, those with a thirst for adventure should definitely head to Morzine in the summer. With everything from watersports to biking, there’s something for everyone! Read on to discover out top 5 things to do in Morzine in the Summer…

Activities in Morzine, France in summer…

1. Biking

Cyclists can access a great number of routes in and around Morzine. The Tourist Office provides a guide covering routes such as:

  • The Col de Joux Plane (a difficult ride but worth it for the views of Mont Blanc)
  • Col d’Avoriaz (a Tour de France favourite)
  • The Col de Ramaz (a challenging but rewarding route)

Mountain bikers can enjoy some of the best trails in Europe this summer in Morzine, with a variety of routes for all levels. Beginners should hire a guide to show them the basics and get the most out of the experience. You can find out more about schools and instructors biking activities in Morzine here.

Cyclists and mountain bikers won’t be short of things to do in Morzine in the summer! Credit: James Geen

2. Canyoning

Families looking to try a new activity will have a great time canyoning. Climbing, jumping and exploring the rivers together is great fun and the perfect way to cool off on a summers day! Safety equipment is provided from your chosen tour guide- who will help you get the most out of this activity! See the website for more details.

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3. Aquapark

Indoor and outdoor swimming pools at the Espace Aquatique at Parc des Dereches in Morzine are the perfect spot for families looking for things to do in Morzine in the Summer. Those with smaller children can find a play area with slides and sprinklers to enjoy. Entry is free with a Portes du Soleil multipass, making it a great place to cool off or relax after a strenuous day in the mountains. There’s a cafe, but you can also take a picnic on the grass. Please note – no baggy swimming shorts are allowed, but you can buy lycra shorts on site.

The Parc des Dereches is a great spot for families looking for things to do in Morzine in the summer!

4. Treetop adventures

Families with kids of all ages (that aren’t scared of heights!) will love a day at Indiana Parc. With provided safety equipment, you can navigate your way through this natural playground via rope swings, bridges and ladders- all with varying difficulties. Those with a need for speed can try the 110m zipline! See their website to find out more.

5. Escape room

If you’re faced with rainy weather on your summer break in Morzine, then the Escape Room at 19 Place de Buraty is a great option! Choose from two rooms – Survival, for up to eight players, or the Villain’s Lair, for teams of up to six. Plan ahead where possible by booking here, as this activity is a popular one.

With all these activities and more, you won’t struggle to find things to do in Morzine in the summer! If you’re looking for further inspiration, check out our blog on the top 10 activities in Morzine away from the slopes.

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