Morzine mountain biking is world famous and for good reason. The area is known for its extensive trail network that encompasses 6 major riding zones with some of the best Downhill and Enduro trails in the world. There are over 50 official downhill tracks across the resorts, countless locally built singletrack descents and many enduro trails aswell. It's the training ground for many of the fastest racers on the planet during the World Cup downhill season, it's easy access from the UK and all over the EU make it the undisputed hub of mountain biking in Europe.

Over the years the growth of the trail network has been impressive, once an untamed wilderness the areas of Super Morzine, Pre La Joux in Chatel, Les Gets and Morgins have become sculpted bike park dreams. With well maintained jumps and berms, with progressive features and trails it's a mountain bike holiday destination for every mountain biker. The wildnerness remains on areas such as the Pleney, a downhill bike mecca and home to some the steepest, gnarliest trails found anywhere.

Welcome to Morzine

Morzine is now one of the most popular mountain biking destinations in the world, second only to Whistler in Canada. The MTB terrain and lift system that surrounds Morzine and extends out into the vast Portes du Soleil is the second largest in the world and has allowed a mountain biking trail network to be developed unlike any other in the world.

Over the past few years mountain biking in Morzine has seen a huge amount of development with the ultra fast Pleney lift and the red trail seeing developments every year since it's construction in 2017. Up on the Super Morzine side the Serrausaix chairlift opened up a new area for blue and green trails to complement the Zore riding zone.

All this development means better biking facilities and more variety of trails catering for riders from beginner to professional. 

Portes du Soleil resorts in the Summer

Portes du Soleil map Morzine, Les Gets, Super Morzine, Chatel, Champery, Morgins

There are many reasons why Morzine has grown into one of the biggest and best mountain bike destinations in the world and become such a popular destination for British MTB tourists in particular. Morzine is located only 1 hour 20 minutes from the nearest major airport, with flights departing most UK airports such as Manchester, Liverpool, Edinburgh, London, Bristol and many others, to Geneva airport year round.

Transfers to Morzine that are quick and affordable make the trip even more straight forward, taking around 1 hour and 20 minutes to reach Morzine from Geneva Airport. This means you can make the door to door trip to Morzine from the UK in as little as five hours, making it the not only the best European downhill mountain destination but also the easiest to reach.

For those of you that are not so fond of flying you can drive to Morzine. It's 8 hours from Calais to Morzine. With a reliable ferry service across the channel and the super quick channel tunnel. Driving can be more cost efficient if there are afew of you, and also means you are not restricted on baggage. There are €72 of tolls each way and fuel is around €1.50 per litre on the motorways.

Super Morzine is all about jumps, berms and park

It's not just the ease of travel that brings people on mountain biking holidays to Morzine, it's the community of locals and expats that have make the resort something special in the summer season. Pick any lift line or apres bike bar and you'll find like minded mountain bikers always keen for a chat, more than likely the odd pro aswell with many riders using Morzine as a home base for training during the season.

Morzine is a diverse town in the summer, with loads of activities for non riders and mountain bikers on a down day aswell, from golf to white water rafting and canyoning. Of course the families are looked after on the bike aswell, with trails winding down the gradual pistes of Les Gets and super Morzine and excellent guiding services and bike schools on offer.

Morzine is located in the very centre of the Portes du Soleil which is one of the largest linked ski and MTB areas in the world, see some facts and figures regarding the summer below.

Mountain Biking in Morzine - The Facts, The Figures

  • Over 650kms of mountain biking trails
  • Over 55 official Downhill MTB trails
  • 24 mechanical chair and bubble lifts
  • 2 countries (France and Switzerland) linked via 12 resorts
  • 25 mountain bike schools
  • Over 20 bike shops
  • Hundreds of unofficial trails
  • Hundreds of km's of XC and Enduro trails
  • Awesome town with bars, shops and restaurants

Morzine in the Summer, perfect holiday destination for mountain bikers & families

Morzine summer holiday

With this extensive lift and trail network it really does make Morzine more a must for any level of mountain biker out there. Be it with the lads, the family or friends there is a track, a trail, an adventure and activity for everyone. Morzine is well known for it's super steep, fast and technical terrain and that is what initially put it on the map and is still what brings many of the world’s best Downhill mountain bikers back to Morzine for training and party laps year after year, now with the growth of the trail network and the addition of many easier routes it's accessible to all.

Les Gets has some excellent Green and Blue family/coaching trails. On Super Morzine an entire section of the hill is dedicated the blue and green flow trails. The Passportes du Soleil is an excellent way to gte to know the entire area, or if you want to check out the Worlds fastest racers doing their thing the World Cup and World Championships are in Les Gets for 2021 and 2022!

The beauty of staying in Morzine accommodation is that you are in the middle of this huge MTB mecca and can pick and choose what terrain you want to ride dependent on ability, weather, equipment and simple personal preference. If it rains, go to Les Gets, sliding around the Nauchettes in the wet is all time fun! If the sun is blazing head out for the day over to Switzerland and up the Mossettes lift to the highest peak in the Portes du Soleil at 2400m.

Take a Tour of Morzine

Book that Morzine mountain biking holiday of a lifetime now

If this is your first venture into Mountain Biking in French Alps then Morzine is the perfect destination. With smooth progressive Green and Blue runs in Les Gets get to steeper more technical Red and Blacks in Morzine on the famous Le Pleney there is something to test all abilities. 

Take a look at our Track Check Videos!

Our staff ride these trails every day and have done so for many years, we know them like the back of our hands, we've built several of the trails ourselves. What sets MTB Beds apart from the rest is that we are mountain bikers at our core, we just appreciate awesome food, great culture and want to share these epic destinations with our clients, we want you to be so stoked you tell your kids, they tell their kids and while you sip on an astro beer in the year 2080 your great grand kids are hitting up Pleney on their hover bikes. Maybe.

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Mountain bike hire in Morzine?

Looking to hire a Mountain Bike in Morzine? We have a range of Transition Patrol and Sentinel MTB Bikes waiting for you. We can even deliver the bike to your accommodation in Morzine and have our Mechanic set the bike up to your weight and riding style. 10/10. 

  • From £65 per day (Free Full Face helmet)
  • Enduro and Downhill rental bikes in Morzine

MTB Day trips

Our famous MTB day trips from Morzine to Pila, La Thuile, Samoens, Morgins and more are a must for your Morzine MTB Holiday! 

  • From £20 per person

Airport Transfers

Looking to book a Mountain Bike specific airport transfer from Geneva to Morzine or Nice to Finale Ligure with trailer?

  • From £30 per person

Latest mountain biking News and Events

Summer is here. The lifts in and around Morzine are turning and the trails are open. We would normally be welcoming our first clients for the summer season this Saturday, unfortunately things did not work out. We’re here, but you guys aren’t and to be honest it sucks as much for us as it does for you.

If you're a mountain biker itching to get to the alps, 2021 is turning out to be about as much fun as a bath of hamsters (depends what you're into maybe), but the pandemic hasn't stopped the track builders of the Portes du Soleil cracking on with the continual levelling up of our amazing network of trails.

The mountain bike community is itching to get away to the Alps, to the mountains, beaches and bike parks across Europe. The media bounces from sensationalism to realism and it feels at least to us that it’s hard to know who is leading who, the Governments of the world, opinion polls or those that write the headlines...