Week Commencing Saturday 7th March 2020 – Weekly Events Schedule
Every week throughout the winter season Morzine puts on a whole host of weekly events to keep you entertained when you venture down off the hill. This week is a theme week full of activities laid on by the local Marie (council). The theme is Morzine Pampers You so the weeks events calendar is full of wellness activities and pampering services.
Here’s what’s going on throughout the week:
Monday 9th March 2020
Yoga Session – Morzine has a vibrant yoga scene so why not check it out. Public sessions are being held at the Palais des Sports (just under the Super Morzine bridge) between 10:00 – 12:00 on Monday and between 14:00 – 16:00 on Tuesday. Sessions are 10EUR pp
Welcome Drinks – Head on down to the church square by the Marie between 16:30-18:30 and enjoy a welcome drink. Green chaud is Hot Chocolate with green Chartreuse to warm the cockles and there is also local cheese to try from the l’Alpage dairy.
Tuesday 10th March 2020
Pilates – Head down to the Palais des Sportes at 10:30 am and start your day off the right way with a pilates session. 10EUR pp
Aquabiking – Head to the aquatic centre (just beyond the Palais des Sportes under the Super Morzine bridge) for 4pm and take part in an aquabiking session lead by an instructor. 10EURpp .
Wednesday 11th March 2020
Open the Slopes – accompanied by members of the mountain rescue team head out early and help them prepare and open the slopes for the day. Then enjoy breakfast in their mountain chalet. It starts at 8am sharp from the Pleney and advance registration is required as there is limited space. It’s a free activity so just pop down to the tourist office to register at anytime before.
Sophrology Session – Instructor Patricia will help you develop your consciousness to harmonize your body and mind, driving out fears, stress and tension. The session starts at the Palais des Sportes at 10am, 10EUR pp
Local Market – Every Wednesday morning from 8am- 12:30pm Morzine hosts a wonderful market in the Carrefour/post office car park. Local producers come from the surrounding villages with the best meats, fruits, vegetables and cheeses available.
Tiben Bowl and Sound Therapy – Patricia will take you on a “journey” to the heart of well-being combining sophrology and sound massage with Tibetan bowls. Palais des Sportes at 14:00, 10EUR pp
Ice Hockey Match – Head down to the Skoda Arena (located under the Super Morzine bridge in the town centre) for an 20:45 kick off. The Morzine Penguins are very competitive and play in division 2 of the French league. This fixture is a friendly match but will still be action packed.
Thursday 12th March 2020
Cheese Dairy Tour – Every Thursday between 9-10am the local cheese dairy opens its doors to the public. The tour of the dairy will show you how the local cheeses are made and you’ll of course have the opportunity to try and buy the cheeses. (also possible every Wednesday 9-10am). The dairy is located on Route de la Plagne just past the Super Morzine roundabout at La Fruitière l’Alpage
Snowshoeing – Meet at the tourist office at 9am and take a guided snowshoe tour through the mountains to try and spot the local wildlife. Chamois and marmotts being the ultimate find. 10EUR pp 9am -12pm
Historical Tour of Morzine – meet at the Place de l’Eglise by the Marie roundabout at 10am for free two hour historical tour of Morzine with a professional guide who will enlighten you on how Morzine has developed throughout history.
Friday 13th March
Bodily awakening session – At the Palais des Sportes at 10am find new ways of relaxing with the guided relaxation session.
Aromatherapy session – As part of “Morzine pampers you” themed week, advised by Michel and using natural products, you will discover the benefactions of essential oil. Aromatherapy uses plant materials and aromatic plant oils for improving psychological or physical well-being. It can either be used to prevent or cure any disease. Palais des Sportes at 16:30 10EUR pp