If you are looking to spend you winter holiday away from the masses, but you don't want to miss out on a great selection of pistes, then you have chosen the place to go with Morillon. It is ideal as a quiet place to retreat, however ideally located in the within the first-class area of the Grand Massif. The village is situated at the southern end of the valley, which is home to the river Giffre, a side arm of the Arve. From Morillon 1100 you have direct access to the pistes located just above the resort. Here can enjoy perfect doorstep skiing conditions. The original cluster of farm houses at 700 m altitude however has maintained it's original charm of a traditional, French mountain village. The typically wooden-clad houses are grouped around the church Saint-Christophe, which originates from the 16th century. The number of pistes around Morillon comprises 30 km in total, of which a number of runs lead along picturesque descents through fir tree forests. This village is also home to Antoine Dénériaz, who won the Olympic races in 2006.
Remember if you don't find quite what you are looking for you can always give us a call. We are ready to help you find your perfect alpine holiday. Or perhaps you might like to consider an alternative destination? For example have you considered Saas-Fee in Switzerland? - When hiring a chalet in Saas Fee you will enjoy an attractive, purpose-built resort set in a sunny position, with spectacular views and a small area of intermediate slopes. Take a look at the Saas Fee accommodation on offer at our sister site ski-apartments-switzerland.co.uk. Or perhaps as a possible alternative suggestion how about Kuusamo (Ruka) in Finland? - Renting one of our Ruka chalets? You can expect an upbeat resort only 50 miles from the artic circle, with a ski area comprising a mixture of open and forest terrain, in a region known for good snow. [Less]