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Why Morzine France should be your next Ski destination

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   Why Morzine France should be your next Ski destination By  melbtravel When asked what my favourite  ski  resorts are around the world,  Morzine  France is always in my top 5. It is a resort that suits all types of groups from family  ski  holidays to a bunch of friends flying in for a weekend. It offers a wide range of activities on and off the slopes and also has a large selection of restaurants and pubs to cater for your needs. Not to mention it is part of one the biggest ski areas in the world,  Portes de Soleil,  with over  650kms  of runs and is only around an hour and a half from  Geneva   airport . Because of this, it is fast becoming incredibly popular with British skiers/snowboarders. Out of the 12 resorts that make up the  Portes  du Soleil   ski  area,   Morzine  is the largest and probably the most convenient in regards to resort hopping. It is one of the reasons why I have been here on several occasions during the  ski  season. It is also the only resort, where I have e

7 Excuses to Visit Les Portes du Soleil

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   STORY BY  Megan Hughes   A hugely popular ski area, Les Portes du Soleil is one of the top destinations in the Alps. Here at InTheSnow.com we are giving you a rundown of 7 reasons why you NEED to visit Les Portes due Soleil this year. 1. Size Matters With over 650km of marked piste and 196 lifts, Les Portes du Soleil is one of the largest ski areas in the world. It boasts over 300 runs, 2/3 of which are either red or blue, meaning that skiers of every level will be able to enjoy themselves with an abundance of runs to ensure good variety throughout your visit. Due to the immense size of the ski area, there are good pre-marked trails and circuits that are often popular with holidaymakers due to the ease that comes with their being well signed. If you prefer to make your own routes however, this is simple too thanks to a  free app  that creates and plans routes based on your ability level and preferences. You could spend a whole season there and never get bored, so whether you’re thin

Family Ski Holidays: The Ultimate Guide

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  Family ski holidays are great fun, but with a little planning and guidance, the experience can be made even better. In this blog we are going to give you loads of top tips and we will be covering the following topics to help you make your next family ski holiday one to remember: Choosing The Right Ski Resort When to Go on a Family Ski Holiday Choosing Accommodation Advice on Group Holidays Skiing Holidays With Babies and Toddlers Skiing Holidays With Young Children Skiing Holidays With Teenagers Kids Ski Lessons Top Tips for Family Ski Holidays Why Morzine Is Great For Family Ski Holidays Choosing The Right Resort... READ ON

COVID-19 IMPACT ON SKIING & SNOWBOARDING

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  COVID-19 IMPACT ON SKIING & SNOWBOARDING   The team at PlanetSKI is reporting all the news & developments as it affects the snowsports world in our ever-popular rolling blog. If you want to see its impact and the response of skiers & snowboarders then read on…

Plan a Multi-Generational Winter Holiday in 2022

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  Make Up For Lost Family Time: Plan a Multi-Generational Winter Holiday in 2022 It’s been quite a year, and if you feel like you’re an extra in a Spielberg film, then you’re not alone! For many of us, we have spent too much time indoors and away from family, as the drama has unfolded. Despite the uncertainty of Covid-19 restrictions, Tour Operator Intrepid has seen unprecedented demand for its multi-generational family trips in recent months, with safety and quality being the top priorities for holidays next year and more importantly so have we… there are lots of people booking multi-generational family trips for 2022. So as we look to winter 2022 and welcome advancements in testing, along with new vaccines, which will speed up the lifting of travel restrictions, let’s try and make up for that lost time together by planning the most amazing multi-generational holiday.  Read On...

Summer in Morzine for Everyone

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Morzine isn’t just an amazing place to be when the mountains are covered in snow. It is also fantastic during the summer months. Once the snow has gone, the landscape is transformed in to lush green meadows that become a different kind of alpine playground. The  range of activities  available is huge and diverse. There is actually much more to do during summer in Morzine than in the winter. Hence many of our summer guests stay for two weeks, so they can do everything that they want to do. There is something to do for all kinds of people visiting Morzine. Here is our guide on how everyone can enjoy Morzine in Summer. Families.. read on

9​ ​Reasons​ ​to​ ​go​ ​on​ ​a​ ​Multi-Generational Winter​ ​Holiday

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  You might already have your summer holidays mapped out with different trips and activities, but a  winter holiday in Morzine  is something that the whole family can enjoy. From grandparents to grandkids, going away to a new and exciting destination allows the family to spend  quality time  together, without the distractions of day-to-day routine. A multi-generational, or 3G holiday, is where three different generations of the family go on  holiday together . Grandparents, parents and their children (and even aunties, uncles and cousins) spend time together in a holiday location. It gives grandparents the opportunity to spoil the kids with treats and late bedtimes and all the things that mean endless holiday fun, while you might just be able to book in a  dinner for two  without the need for a babysitter! Everyone has quality time together and also the opportunity to do things individually as well – it’s a perfect combination that really works well.   Read on...

What’s so good about Morzine?

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  Ongosa  have been tapping into their network of local professionals to find out what makes Morzine such a popular family destination over February half-term. One of their carefully selected and specially recommended ski instructors, Sally from The Snow Institute, gives advice on how to make the most of  Morzine  and neighbouring resort,  Les Gets  amongst the masses of British skiers this half term, as well as her personal tips on lunch spots, and where to ski when. What’s so good about learning to ski in Morzine? “There’s a great beginner area, at the top of The Pleney, for everyone who can access it via the Pleney Telecabine in the centre of town. This means that everyone gets to experience the mountain as most ski lessons begin there. There’s a new magic carpet with a nice beginner green nursery slope to learn on too. You’ve also got the penguin run which is great; it has tunnels, obstacles and jumps for kids to enjoy. Then you can ski through the Chemin des Zou Zous route which i