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Christmas Ski Holidays in Morzine France

Christmas ski holidays in Morzine, France

Exceptional Christmas Chalet Holidays in the French Alps

Luxury ski chalets, decadent food, world-class skiing, a fairytale Alpine town bustling with exciting festivities, family shows and music: join AliKats for a magical Christmas skiing holiday in Morzine, France.

What does your ultimate Christmas look like? Would you wake up in a cosy chalet complete with a beautiful Christmas tree, log fire and views of the snowy mountains? How about hitting the slopes for a few runs before a mulled wine and a stroll around Morzine’s pretty town centre, where you’ll find an ice rink, music and plenty of jovial cheer. Then back to the chalet for a leisurely soak in the hot tub, enjoyed all the more with the knowledge that your Christmas dinner is being expertly cooked without you needing to lift a finger.

AliKats has been creating fairytale Christmas chalet holidays in Morzine for over 11 years. Let us take care of you and your loved ones so you can relax and enjoy time together without worrying about when to put the turkey in the oven.

Christmas skiing in Morzine

The best part of Christmas in the Alps is being able to ski on Christmas day, and yes the ski lifts are open as usual. Whether you want to lazily head to the slopes after opening presents or get out early for first lifts, the whole of the 650 km of pistes of the Portes du Soleil is waiting for you.

The huge variety of terrain, off-piste areas and snow parks makes the resort a great choice for all abilities of skiers and mixed ability groups. Stopping for a vin chaud, hot chocolate or spot of lunch to soak up the festive ambiance in a cosy mountain restaurant is all part of the fun.  Mountain restaurants often serve a special festive lunch menu, check out our recommendations and book in advance to avoid disappointment.


Festive family fun in Morzine

The French ski resort of Morzine is an authentic Alpine town, with charming buildings and a bustling town square. With twinkling lights and decorations, a huge Christmas tree, an ice rink and an array of festive activities for all the family, it’s a truly magical place to spend your Christmas in the Alps.


The festive event calendar runs for two weeks over Christmas and New Year, and includes street entertainment and music, fireworks, special shows for children and plenty of opportunities to see Father Christmas.


For second half of December the Enchanted Village runs for two weeks and includes the magical arrival of Father Christmas on Christmas Eve. On this special evening the town is bustling with families who come to enjoy the impressive festive show, a huge firework display on the Pleney and to see the man himself.


Festivities continue every day until New Year’s Eve, when around 6pm there is a torchlight descent by ESF ski instructors followed by fireworks on the Pléney, plus music and DJs until 1am.


Fun off the slopes

Non-ski activities in and around Morzine include ice skating in the outdoor or indoor ice rink, a trip to the stunning Vallee de la Manche for sledging and exploring Morzine’s huge igloo, the highly rated Alta Lumina outdoor light show in Les Gets, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, husky sleigh rides and ski-joering (the Nordic activity of being pulled along on skis behind a horse).


Another special attraction that is new to the area and well worth checking out, is the Aigles du Léman at Restaurant la Pointe de Nyon. At an altitude of 1413m, accessed on skies or by foot via the Nyon telecabine, you can discover several birds of pray including eagles, buzzards and owls, watch falconry displays and even ski with these impressive birds. The restaurant is also home to France’s biggest ball pit, where its possible to lose your kids in hours of fun.


Christmas Ski Chalets in Morzine

Whether you are looking for a cosy family Christmas for four or a spacious chalet for a large reunion of family and friends, we have a selection of stunning catered chalets and self-catered chalets.

Christmas Catered Chalet Menu

The festive fun starts on Christmas Eve with mulled wine and mince pies for afternoon tea, plus Champagne and canapés served before dinner. Then Christmas day we stay mostly within tradition with a few special twists, as you would expect from an AliKat’s menu.

Christmas Day


Smoked Salmon and scrambled eggs or pannettone French toast with clementine crème fraiche and red berry compote, served with bucks fizz.

Afternoon tea

Christmas cake, gingerbread cookies (usually decorated by the children in the chalet) and mulled wine


Festive champagne cocktail and nibbles pre-dinner.

Christmas Dinner

Butternut squash and ginger soup

Local gravadlax with smoked trout rillettes

Roast free range turkey with the following trimmings: sage and onion stuffing, gingerbread and bacon stuffing, pigs in blankets, roast potatoes, roast parsnips, roast brussel sprouts with chestnuts and bacon, glazed carrots and rich giblet gravy.

“Buche de neige” Chocolate Yule log

Traditional Christmas pudding with brandy butter

Local cheese board served with Port

If you are looking for more info, then check out our catered chalets Morzine or if you want to organise your own catering, then have a look at our self catered chalets Morzine 


Ski Morzine

A guide to help skiers staying in Morzine find their way around The Portes du Soleil ski area. Here we give some useful tips for ability levels and an overview of the key ski areas which can be accessed by the main lifts from Morzine and Montriond.

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Ski schools and Snowboard Schools in Morzine

Here are the best ski schools and snowboard schools in Morzine. Group lessons, private lessons & off-piste guiding can all be offered

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Restaurants & Bar recommendations

There are some amazing restaurants, bars & cafés in Morzine, Les Gets & Avoriaz. Below are our favourites in the area

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Taxis in Morzine

Comprehsive list of taxi services in Morzine and the surrounding area

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Winter activities for non-skiers in Morzine

Fun things to do for an epic snow holiday, without a pair of skis involved! The Portes du Soleil mountains are a massive natural playground, with unlimited opportunities to experience nature, find adventure and escape the hectic pace of everyday life.

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Childcare options in Morzine

Getting the right childcare for your family is essential to a successful holiday so we have compiled a list of our recommended childcare options in Morzine

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Beauty Treatments & Spas in Morzine

Our treatment and spa partners can provide massages, manicures, pedicures, facials & physiotherapy when you stay in our accommodation in Morzine

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Meet our tribe

Genuinely amazing people and conscious brands who share our vision and have played an important part in our sustainability journey.

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Large Group Ski Chalets in Morzine, France

Browse our large ski chalets and chalet combinations (two adjoining chalets) offering beds for up to 26 people. We offer catered and self-catered holidays, with a concierge manager on-hand from the moment you book; and a wide range of extras, including lift pass delivery, airport transfers and ski hire.

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New Year Ski Holidays in Morzine

Beautiful chalets, hot tubs, stunning views and epic skiing; whether you want to ring in the New Year in a luxury chalet eating incredible food or partying in a lively French ski resort, we’ve got New Year’s sussed with a great selection of catered and self-catered chalets in Morzine.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions on chalets, snow chains, hairdryers, food, wine, transport and everything you need to know about your Morzine holiday

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Theres a lot more to Morzine than Winter and Summer. Spring and Autumn are also great seasons to enjoy the Alps in all their glory.

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From booking to your arrival in Morzine Avoriaz

From booking through our online system to the moment you arrive at your chalet in Morzine, we organise everything for you

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Bringing your dog on holiday to Morzine

All our Morzine chalets are dog friendly but you must first make a request to us via email and we will explain security deposits and additional cleaning fees

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Fantastic Day Trips from Morzine

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Family Ski Holidays in Morzine

Catered or self catered chalets in Morzine for family ski holidays with spacious ensuite family rooms, flexible childcare options, transport around Morzine, mobile ski hire and excellent ski school partners.

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AliKats’ Food Suppliers

We like to ensure the traceability of our food menu, and champion local and seasonal produce, created by the fantastic supplies in our region. Here you can discover the suppliers we work with to create the menus for our catered chalets and meal delivery service.

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