Morillon Les Esserts, in the Mont Blanc region, is a resort which was designed for keen skiers and snowboarders, with most of its holiday rentals at the foot of the ski slopes. This attractive, pedestrian ski resort, in a charming setting, with its traditional architecture in the midst of pine forests, offers a magnificent view over the valley and is the ideal choice for those looking for a relaxed, friendly ski resort with excellent skiing. Morillon is part of the Grand Massif ski area which offers a wide range of ski slopes for all different levels, from easy ski runs cutting through forests and mountain pastures, slopes leading to ancient chalets and extreme off-piste circuits for thrill seekers. Morillon can guarantee an exceptional snow cover, thanks to an extremely modern system with an extensive network of snow cannons, guaranteeing the opening of the ski area from December (maybe partial opening only) to mid-April. There are plenty of restaurants in the resort itself and on the ski slopes, offering charming settings, whether on the sunny terrace or in front of the cosy fireplace.
The mountains are a fabulous place to practice sports of all kinds, in particular skiing and snowboarding in the winter of course! The mountains are full of natural treasures, open all year for everyone to discover. When winter comes, everything is wrapped in the most beautiful white coat offering sumptuous landscapes to be discovered on skis or snowboard. The Grand Massif ski area is one of the largest ski areas in the French Alps and gives you access to Flaine, Les Carroz, Samoens and Sixt Fer a Cheval. At over 1100 meters of altitude, facing the Mont Blanc, you will be able to benefit from the fresh air and beautiful landscapes carved by the snowy mountain peaks. Stop for lunch and relax on a terrace for a hearty, Savoyard meal or take a break between runs and enjoy a hot chocolate in the sun. Breathe in and enjoy your perfect ski holiday in Morillon.
Set in the Haut Giffre valley in the French Alps, Morillon is a perfect playground (for children and adults) who come to experience the pleasures of skiing, free riding, snowboarding and other outdoor winter sports. Try dog sleigh rides, snowshoeing, ski-joering, horse drawn carriage rides, Nordic skiing, ice climbing or snowmobiling – all of these activities are possible in Morillon. Let yourself be seduced by the charm of the mountains and the call of nature. Take to the air and marvel at the outstanding mountain landscapes from a paraglider or helicopter. There are so many leisure and sports activities to discover in Morillon, you will be kept busy trying to do them all during your ski holiday!
The tiny, sixteenth century village of Morillon has retained its traditions and authentic charm and has combined this with the comfort and facilities of a modern ski resorts. Discover the ancient churches and chapels which can be joined by taking the small hiking trails scattered among small hamlets of wooden chalets nestled on the flanks of the mountains. This region is also the birthplace of mountain gastronomy. This is where the most famous cheeses can be enjoyed accompanied by fine wines (in moderation of course) and the friendly welcome of the local people. Book a holiday rental in Morillon and enjoy the mountain at its best.