The Quality & Scale Of The Road Cycling In Morzine Is Unparalleled
Epic climbs, endless descents, followed by a coffee and a pain au chocolat surrounded by stunning alpine scenery.... what could be better?!
Morzine is surrounded by incredible mountains and the roads which wind through them provide a cycling paradise. Although made famous by the challenging climbs presented by the numerous Cols in the area, Morzine also has an abundance of less challenging rides.
Steeped in Tour de France history, Morzine was first made famous in the cycling world when le tour visited in 1975. Since then Morzine has hosted a stage of the infamous race 21 times. This fact alone tells you everything you need to know about the cycling in Morzine.... it's limitless and of incredible quality!
All the famous roads you have seen in the races are open to ride straight out of your front door in Morzine. The "Hors Categorie" Col de Joux Plane made famous by the tour and known for making or breaking riders races, sits right on the edge of the village. The hairpin heavy Montee d'Avoriaz climb sits on the opposite side of town and the Col de Joux Verte circuit starts and finishes in the centre of town.
The Tour de France Is Returning To Morzine In 2022 - on the 12th July 2022 the 10th stage of the Tour will begin in Morzine. Riders will take a rather un-orthodox route out of Morzine which takes riders on a 148km hill stage which will end up in Megeve.
More information on Tour de France Morzine.
With all this top quality road riding so easily accessible Morzine is the ultimate place to base your European road riding holiday. Bike Morzine we are the specific holiday accommodation provider for all things cycling and being riders ourselves, we know exactly what you need in your holiday accommodation. All of our properties are fully bike friendly and bike storage comes as standard. Our properties are centrally located offering unparalleled access to the tarmac and if your coming by plane, we can organise bike friendly airport transfers too.