Morillon Les Esserts, in the Mont Blanc region, is a resort which was designed for keen skiers and snowboarders, with most of its holiday rentalsat 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, offering a magnificent view over the valley 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.
Ski area : Grand Massif
Minimum altitude : 1100m - Maximum altitude : 2560m
148 slopes, 265km : 20 green, 65 blue, 50 red, 13 black
70 ski lifts
- Freestyle modules : Jam Park snow park with half pipe, boardercross
The Grand Massif ski area links 5 ski resorts together: Flaine, Les Carroz, Morillon, Samoens and Sixt Fer a Cheval. You have fast access to these resorts via modern and efficient ski lifts (a 12-place cable car from Morillon, 4-6 seater chairlifts and an 8-seater lift giving access to Flaine. The ski area has a total of 265km of slopes and an unbeatable record in the French Alps, in terms of snow cover. Close to the majestic Mont Blanc with a variety of slopes and landscapes, ranging from ski runs through beautiful forests and mountain pastures to the steep slopes of Samoens and the large ski area of Flaine.
This is one of the best spots in the Alps for trying new and different types of snow sports, with its Jam Park, with half pipe, boarder cross and different units, ranging in difficulty from beginners’ level to expert level. Among the exceptional spots not to be missed, are « La Combe de Gers », undoubtedly the most well-known off-piste skiing circuit in the area, with north-facing slopes and an altitude drop of 800m presenting challenges to even the most daring skiers and snowboarders, and the blue run, the Cascades, a 14 km-long run, taking you through the nature reserve of Sixt Fer a Cheval.
Cross-country skiing fans can enjoy the tracks in the valley stretching from the village of Morillon to Sixt Fer a Cheval with 50 km of Nordic skiing tracks. This zone covers an altitude drop from 1000 to 700 m. The Nordic skiing site at the Joux Plane mountain pass, at an altitude of 1700m, offers approximately 20 km of cross-country tracks.
The small, charming, pedestrian ski resort of Morillon les Esserts in in North Savoy is an ideal destination to enjoy a family ski holiday in the French Alps. By booking a ski holiday rental in Morillon in the Odalys Residence Le Buet you will be ideally located at the foot of the ski slopes only 50m from the ski lifts and 100m from the ski resort centre.
At 1100m of altitude, from your ski holiday rental in the small ski resort of Morillon you can easily access the ski slopes of the Grand Massif ski area grouping 5 French ski resorts together (Flaine, Les Carroz, Samoens and Sixt Fer a Cheval). Whether you are passionate about downhill skiing, Nordic skiing, snowboarding or other snow sports, in Morillon les Esserts, you will find slopes to suit your level and tastes on the 149 ski runs spread over 265km of snowy slopes. Car recommended.
Wifi access (extra charge)
Outdoor, public parking (obligatory as the resort has a pedestrian centre), 800m from the residence (pick-up and drop-off point outside residence)
Close to the centre of Morillon Les Essert, you will find holiday rentals in the Odalys Residence which is linked to Morillon Village by a cable car. Comprising of 50 apartments over 5 floors, your residence offers accommodation ranging from studios for 4 people to 3 bedroom apartments for 8 people.
Cozy and nicely decorated, the holiday rentals have all the home comforts necessary for your mountain holiday in Morillon. All accommodation is equipped with a functional kitchenette (microwave/grill, dishwasher, etc), a bathroom, separate toilet for most accommodation and a balcony or terrace. You have the possibility to rent a television and have Wifi access (at an extra charge) in all accommodation.
Four ground-floor studios for 4 people are equipped to welcome guests with disabilities.
- Vacuum cleaner in all apartments
- Iron, ironing board and hair dryer on loan
- Snow shoeing (organised outings on marked out routes)
- Ice Skating
- Ski joëring
- Dog sledding
- Torch-light descent
Many shops and facilities are available in the village of Morillon (5km away) - cash point, chemist, news agents, doctors' surgery, launderette, tobacconist.
At Les Esserts: bars and restaurants, news agents, bakery, sports' shops, games room, launderette, a small grocery 500m from the residence.
• Ideal situation, at the foot of the slopes !
Less than 100m to the first ski lifts and slopes !
• Ski passes, preferential rates « Special Odalys »
Discounts up to 33% on ski passes by booking online with your accommodation (at the latest 5 days before arrival date). Free ski passes for children under 5 years old and people over 75 years old - passes to be collected at the ski pass office (ID requested). Offer cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions. Discounts valid on pre-bookings only.
Not valid for arrivals on 30/12/17, 10-17-24/02 and 03/03/18 (purchase possible at public price).
• Ski equipment, book skis and snowboards with Odalys
Odalys special deals with our local partner offering discounts up to 50% for pre-bookings and up to 30% for onsite hire (depending on dates) for full equipment packages (skis, ski poles, boots).
• Ski school, learn to ski for less
Discounts of 10% off the public price for group ski lessons (downhill skiing, Nordic skiing, Snowboarding) for the 2017/18 ski season. Age groups, days and hours vary in different schools. Offer valid on pre-bookings only at the latest 15 days before arrival date.
Tel: +33 (0)4 50 90 11 52 or 04 50 90 15 09 - email@example.com
• Ski school, learn to ski for less
Discounts up to 20% off the public price for group ski lessons (downhill skiing, Nordic skiing, Snowboarding) during the 2017/18 ski season. Age groups, days and hours vary in different schools.
Offer valid on pre-bookings only at the latest 15 days before arrival date. Tel: +33 (0)6 31 20 44 10 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Morillon : chapels and Church, farms and cheese manufacturers
La Maison du Ski in La Clusaz (museum of 100 years of skiing)
Lake Annecy, Chamonix, the Mont Blanc, Samoëns with its 12th century Church
The Giffre valley
Résidence Odalys Le Buet
Morillon Les Esserts
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday : 9am-11.30am and 4.30pm-7pm
Saturday : 4pm-8pm
Sunday : 9am-12noon, closed in the afternoon, Wednesday : Closed all day
+33 825 273 273
Monday to friday : 9am/7pm
Saturday : 9am/6pm