What can you expect from a summer holiday in Morillon?

Posted: Thursday 25th May 2017

First and foremost tranquility and stunning scenery; a beautiful lake to swim in, white water rafting, mountain biking and the most stunning mountain hikes to name just a few of the many activities on offer in the heart of the Grand Massif.

Set in the beautiful Giffre Valley, Morillon is a traditional village with a 16th century church, and has a very friendly atmosphere.

There a dozens of activities to keep you entertained during the long summer days. Children can join in most activities, baby chairs can be hired for mountain bikes, and there are some entertainments especially for them, like children’s fishing, baby-foot competitions, magic shows and workshops to name a few. Activities and courses can all be arranged through the tourist office in Morillon who are happy to help.

Le Lac Bleu is Morillon’s recreational Park. Clear waters reserved for swimming and fishing. Tennis, horse riding, children’s play areas, picnic areas. The 18 hole Golf courses at Les Carroz and Les Gets boasts fantastic views, and uncrowded fairways. Other golfing challenges in the area include an 18 hole course at Les Gets, a 9 hole course at Avoriaz, and a practice range at Samoëns with a driving range over water and a putting green.

Value for money restaurants in Morillon make eating out a pleasure while a ‘traiteur’ produces first class regional food to take away. There is a lively market on Friday mornings in Morillon with local produce at very good prices.

Morillon is an incredibly accessible resort, only a fifteen minute drive from the motorway exit near the TGV train station of Cluses and only 55km from Geneva.