Morzine is pretty much a Mecca for mountain and road biking. With the whole of the Portes du Soleil area to explore, Morzine is definitely a great place for biking as the different and varied terrains suit bikers of all levels. Whether you enjoy a leisurely cycle around some of the lower level trails, or a day's hardcore downhill mountain biking exhilarating extreme action is more your 'thing', Morzine definitely has something to suit all tastes.
Morzine was the original and remains the best mountain biking (MTB/VTT) area based in a winter ski resort. Its popularity with the MTB and wider cycling community has increased year on year, aided and abetted by the stunning alpine scenery and world class trails. The variety of terrain ensures that everyone from beginners to expert and pro-level downhill and freeride riders, can get many days riding on triais suited to their preferences and ability level. So whether you enjoy a leisurely cycle around some of the lower level trails encircling the village and surrounding valley, or a day's X-treme superlative filled downhill mountain biking action, Avoriaz definitely has something to suit all tastes. One thing is certain; after a week's holiday here everyone leaves a considerably better rider than when they arrived!
Have you ever aspired to test yourself on the same climbs as those on which the professional Tour de France riders earn their living? Opting for Morzine as a base in the Alps will allow you to do just that. Morzine, when it is not being the best known resort at the heart of the famous Portes du Soleil ski area, is perhaps better known as the summer destination for the mountain bike fraternity. Less well known is the fact it is perfect for the road rider wishing to experience the challenge of conquering endless Alpine hairpin ascents and the corresponding vertiginous high speed descents. Morzine is located in the Haute Savoie region of France where geology has blessed it with exactly the type of topography made famous by the world's biggest sporting event.