Category - Morzine

Chairlift Chats – The role of music in bringing communities together

March 4th, 2022 Morzine, Wellness

Each episode Al interviews someone with an interesting story to tell. They go skiing, they sit on a chairlift and they chat about mountain life  

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Winter 2022: What to see and do in Morzine

January 18th, 2022 Holiday Tips, Morzine

Thrilling heights, galloping horses, soaring eagles, an enchanting night walk and a real igloo: holidays to Morzine are becoming more magical and amazing than ever before! Many of you will have missed at least one skiing holiday in Morzine, and may not have graced our slopes for over a year…

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Bringing better beer to the mountains: Q&A with the Bec Jaune Brewery

March 29th, 2019 Morzine

No day is ever the same at the Bec Jaune brewery in Morzine. Chrigl Luthy, who originally brewed beer in London at The Kernel Brewery in Bermondsey, likes to keep things interesting with an ever-evolving selection of in-house brewed beers. Following his mission to bring better beer to the mountains,…

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Eat & Drink: Morzine in a glass

February 14th, 2019 Morzine

From cosy wine bars to bustling après ski parties, here’s our guide to the best drinking holes on and off the mountain. For Morzine’s foodie scene check out our earlier post, Morzine on a plate. Where’s good for après? The world famous après venue, La Folie Douce, opened its doors…

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Eat & drink: Morzine on a plate

December 7th, 2018 Food, Morzine

With its well-established favourites continuing to impress, plus several welcomed newcomers mixing things up, Morzine’s food and drink scene has really come alive. Many of the restaurants are embracing regional produce and using it to create an eclectic mix of dishes, from pan Asian to modern European cuisine. Of course,…

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

September 24th, 2018 Morzine

Think of your dream Christmas. Chances are it would start with waking up in a comfortable warm bed, wandering downstairs and being greeted by a cheerful “Good morning!” and a hearty cooked breakfast. Imagine looking out of the window at the beautiful scenery and, just like you did as a…

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Video – Canyoning near Morzine

September 18th, 2018 Morzine

Of the many, many things to do in the Alps in the summer, Canyoning has got to be one of our all time favourites! Canyoning involves navigating a river gorge via abseiling, jumping into pools, sliding down rocks, climbing and walking. There are loads of gorge routes that can be…

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Skiing with a food allergy in Morzine

August 14th, 2018 Food, Morzine

For those with food allergies, a skiing holiday might seem like a bit of a minefield when you consider that it usually takes place in an area with a mountain cuisine heavily featuring dairy, meat and wheat, plus a limited choice of eateries, during a time when extreme temperatures and…

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Beaches with altitude

June 29th, 2018 Morzine

You may be contemplating a late getaway with the family this summer. Perhaps a cheap beach holiday somewhere like Tenerife? Well, STOP! Why visit some generic beach resort when you can visit the unique and stunning Alps for your summer break? “But we like beach holidays!” I hear you proclaim.…

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Who wants to be a seasonaire?

May 3rd, 2018 Morzine

AliKats’ manager and former chalet host, Will Fox, writes about how he ended up doing a ski season in his forties. TOP TIPS FOR BEING A HOST • Pace yourself. You can work hard, ski hard or party hard – but you can’t do all three. You are there for…

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Is Morzine the new Hoxton?

October 30th, 2017 Morzine

Haute Savoie and Haute Couture may seem worlds apart, but there is one trend that has definitely reached the Portes Du Soleil region – the rise of the hipster.

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When Adam Buxton came to Morzine…

September 14th, 2017 Morzine

The latest episode in Adam Buxton’s award winning podcast was recorded whilst staying in one of our catered chalets in Morzine! You can listen to it here or wherever you get your podcasts from It is a brilliant insight into what a catered chalet holiday in Morzine is all about…

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Summer at AliKats: Things To Do In & Around Morzine Avoriaz

July 4th, 2017 Morzine

The summer season in Morzine Avoriaz is well underway! It’s 30 degrees (at the time of writing) and the lakes, framed by the sun-baked mountainside, are teeming with sunbathers and swimmers. There’s lots of activities to consider, and we often recommend the Portes Du Soliel Multipass to make the most…

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Morzine Après Ski: Our Favourite Spots

February 9th, 2017 Morzine

So you’ve finished a day of skiing and are wondering what to do now the sun has gone down. Rest assured, Morzine has plenty of après ski venues where you can grab a drink, rest your legs and reminisce about the slopes you conquered (or didn’t!). After extensive market research…

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Just One More Run: Night Skiing in Morzine

December 13th, 2016 Morzine

After the sun goes down and the mountains slowly begin to close, it’s usually back to the chalet for a warming drink and a little après ski. But the ski lifts closing can be a downer – particularly if you didn’t manage to get out on the slopes until later…

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Self-Catered Summer Chalet Holidays at AliKats

November 5th, 2016 Morzine

In response to growing demand, we’re pleased to announce that we now offer two of our chalets over the summer months on a self-catered basis, with freshly-revealed 2017 prices and availability:

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Lake Annecy: the perfect place for a family day trip from Morzine

August 15th, 2016 Morzine

Lake Annecy is the third largest lake in France and is just a 90 minute drive from Morzine. It is a truly a wonderful place and here are a few reasons and photos to explain why: Crystal clear shallow water so a perfect temperature for swimming from May/June onwards Incredible…

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The changing face of Morzine

August 8th, 2016 Morzine

When we moved to Morzine 7 years ago, it had a lot going for it. We were attracted to it by a number of things: it was an charmingly attractive mountain hub with not a high rise in site, it was only 1hr 15mins from Geneva airport, it was a…

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Live: Morzine Ski Resort Webcams

August 3rd, 2016 Morzine

Whatever the season, Morzine ski resort, the home of AliKats Mountain Holidays, is a treat for the eyes. So whether you’re looking for a clear day for mountain biking, a pre-emptive, peak-season glance at the snow conditions, or just want a nose around town, take a look at the webcam…

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Swiss miniature steam railway – a family day out only 50 mins from Morzine

June 29th, 2016 Morzine

On the odd occasion when the weather is a bit grey in the mountains, you'll often find that only a short drive down the valley on the shores of Lake Geneva, the sun will be shining. When that happens, there are loads of additional activities available only 30-50 mins from…

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