Football means there's plenty of fun to be had in Morzine
In fact, things are still very sporty in Morzine thanks to the European Mountain Football Championship. Morznet.com states that this is the "little brother" to the European championships and it takes place every four years as an amateur club version of the more prestigious competition. It's going to be in Morzine from the 2nd to the 5th of June this year and 12 countries will be taking part and strutting their stuff on the pitches. A total of 26 matches will be played over the whole event and there's a lot at stake, as they're going to be competing for the title of Champions of Europe.
Not into football? Then Morzine is still the place for you to be, because although the tournament is going to be the main focus at the resort during this time, there are also going to be concerts and other exhibitions running alongside the competition. This means that the region is still one of the best places for you to go with the whole family, as there's something for everyone to enjoy.
Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise a perfect Savoie spot
Part of the Rhone-Alpes region, it's a small resort that has just four chairlifts, 15 slopes and space for 2,500 people. As a result of its size it isn't usually frequented by those who are looking for the apres-ski party lifestyle, which makes it perfect if you have small children and want to enjoy a quiet holiday with them. Similarly, it can make for an excellent long weekend getaway for couples as the resort has been purposely groomed to be peaceful. Don't worry about it being an unexciting place though, as it's actually very famous for its off-piste skiing and snowboarding.
Late season skiing in Zermatt
All you have to do is look, and even then you don't have to search very far, as Zermatt is one of the best places for snowsports thanks to its Theodul Glacier. This covers an area of 25km (16 miles) and the resort is so certain of its snowsure capabilities that it's open from May to mid-November. You can access it by the Klein Matterhorn cable car and the area is also shared with Cervinia in Italy, so you can enjoy some cross-border skiing during your holiday.
La Plagne, les regions differents
Favoured by many, it's the top pick from On The Snow, as it splits into separate villages, which makes for a nice and diverse vacation. There are ten places in total that are set between 1,250 metres and 2,000 metres, but the most popular are Belle Plagne and Plagne, which sit at 2,050 metres and 1,800 metres respectively. In general, the whole region's ski area is well known for being incredibly snowsure, which means that you can expect a guaranteed set of good weather for your entire trip.
Go car-free in Avoriaz
For this reason, you'll find that it's a bit hit with families, particularly those with small children, as it's very safe thanks to the lack of cars. The resort is also home to ski-in/ski-out lodgings, meaning that you can travel from front door to piste without ever having to take off your skis. This is very handy when you're travelling in a big group with little children because it means that you don't have to fuss with getting them in and out of their equipment. Similarly, you won't have to carry around extra ski poles from place to place, as you can just swoosh your way back to your lodgings.
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