Altitude 1'350 m - 2'000 m
The ski resort of Morgins is situated on the franco-swiss border in the canton of Valais in the Swiss Alps. It is a station border at an altitude of 1’400 meters, about providing all of you a air crisp and clean. A slogan is also attributed : "Morgins – my oxygen ".
A small village family
Morgins is known for its family atmosphere. The villagers warmly welcome families and friends. The station which receives for more than a century of its guests has managed to retain its simplicity and cordiality. The village around the church. Its old buildings have been preserved and are the pride of its inhabitants. Morgins also needs its reputation to its source of ferruginous water called " red water ".
Morgins and its ski area.
Morgins is part of the ski area of the Portes du soleil. With its maximum altitude of 2’277 meters height, the resort has 38 lifts. His tracks are available with 5% green runs, 47 % blue runs, 41 % red runs, and 7 % of black slopes. Everyone can find his part of the dream between the ski and the snowboard. 72 kilometers of marked trails are dedicated to cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, horse riding and walks.
The beauty of the landscape
Regardless of whether in skiing or in the course of walking, Morgins leads to the discovery of very beautiful landscapes with the Doors of the Sun, not to mention the dents-du-Midi formerly called " Teeth of Tsallen ". This range of mountains stretches for three kilometers and each tooth has a name which has changed over the centuries. Many lakes are also present. The Mont Blanc massif allows itself to be discovered depending on the weather.
Morgins offers many winter activities
Morgins has a sports centre. There are tennis courts, a swimming pool, a terrace and a recreational space for children. In the village, activities are held several times a week, the tourist office is in charge to announce the dates and times on the premises or on its website. The wild plants, medicinal and culinary have an important place in the village. Specialists are always more than happy to discover their benefits to those who want them. For all of these activities a Multi Pass Portes du Soleil is available at the tourist office.
For a moment of relaxation, bars, cafés, tea-shops are establishments that cater to the customer. Several restaurants offer gourmet meals or specialties of their own such as fondues, specialty from Valais or cheese, but still pizza, and snacks available at any time.
The mountain restaurants to sample local products including cured meats, alpine cheeses, homemade jams...
How to stay in Morgins ?
Many possibilities of accommodation are available : hotels, guest rooms, chalets and apartments.
Morgins is a mountain village with friendly a ski area in the Portes du Soleil where all of the skiers will also find a track to their liking.