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Morgins Resort Overview

Sat at 1,350m, the charming resort of Morgins is one of the hidden gems of the Portes du Soleil area, offering 650km of skiable terrain. Straddling the Swiss-French border, Morgins is a gateway to extensive skiing across two countries.

The traditional resort offers a range of accommodation from luxurious chalets to cosy apartments, most of which are conveniently located close to the slopes. The snow season runs from mid-December to mid-April.

Skiing in Morgins

Morgins is a paradise for skiers and snowboarders of all levels. The resort offers access to 300km of slopes in the Swiss sector of the Portes du Soleil, including 100km of pistes in the Morgins-Champoussin area alone.

Beginners will find a range of gentle slopes perfect for practicing their turns, while intermediate skiers can enjoy the wide, well-groomed runs and tree-lined pistes. For the more advanced, there are challenging red and black runs to tackle, along with extensive off-piste skiing opportunities.

Cross-country skiers are well-catered for with several trails, while freestyle enthusiasts can test their skills at the snowpark in the nearby resort of Les Crosets.

Is Morgins Family-friendly?

Morgins is a superb ski resort for families, with a range of activities on and off the slopes. The resort offers a range of ski-in-ski-out accommodation, making it easy to get on the slopes each morning.

The resort has a safe, family-friendly atmosphere with plenty of facilities including a natural ice rink, sledging areas and a snow garden for children. There are also several restaurants and cafes serving family-friendly menus.

Après-Ski Scene in Morgins

Morgins may be a quieter resort, but it still boasts a vibrant après-ski scene. The resort centre is home to several bars and restaurants where you can relax after a day on the slopes.

For live music and a vibrant atmosphere, check out T-Bar, a popular spot for locals and visitors alike. If you’re looking for a cosy spot to unwind, head to Le Chalet, known for its warm hospitality and delicious mulled wine. For those wanting to dance into the early hours, Cactus Saloon is the place to be.

Dining in Morgins

Morgins offers a variety of dining options, from traditional Swiss cuisine to international dishes. For a local culinary experience, La Bonne Auberge is a must-visit, famous for its raclette and fondue. If you’re after gourmet fare, Le Bistrot de la Pote is highly recommended. For a meal with a view, head to La Ferme à Gaby, located on the slopes and accessible on skis or by foot.

How to Get to Morgins

The quickest way to get to Morgins from the UK is to fly. The three closest airports are Geneva (1h30m), Sion (1h) and Zurich (2h45m). From the airport, Morgins is easily accessible by road, with regular transfer services available. If you prefer to travel by train, the nearest station is Aigle, which is a 40-minute drive from the resort.

Morgins Insider Tips

  • Enjoy a drink at Le Coup de Coeur, a wine bar with a large selection of local wines.
  • Explore the resort on a snowshoe trek, a popular non-ski activity in Morgins.
  • Head to the top of Foilleuse lift for panoramic views over the Dents du Midi.
  • Try the delicious homemade pizzas at Le P’tit Monde, a favourite among locals.


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