What’s on in Morzine-Les Gets in June

by 31 May, 2019

June represents the beginning of summer in the Portes du Soleil and we are very excited. It’s finally time to cast aside that overcoat and dig out your summer attire. Along with those hot days and blue skies comes many events and fantastic activities you’re going to love! So, it’s time to find out what exactly is going on in Morzine Les-Gets in June.

Sporting events in morzine les gets – june

The Cyclosportive Morzine-Vallée d’Aulps involves two cycling races, one of 105km and a second of 155km. Although a friendly race, it’s certainly not for the faint-hearted. The route crosses Taninges and Samoens and then the Col de Joux Plane perched at 1,712m, before the finish line at Montriond. Are you up for taking part? Register here

SUNDAY 16TH JUNE from 08:00 – 17:00

Another event in June in Morzine-Les Gets is Les Cognées, a unique biennial skidder competition. You’re probably wondering what that even means, right? Imagine forestry vehicles, diggers and other large machines competing against each other to be the best at pulling gigantic logs around challenging off-road courses. A little bit like robot wars, except these machines are much bigger and their main goal isn’t just to destroy one another. Now who wouldn’t want to witness that? Don’t miss this long-weekend festival of live music, artisan demonstrations and forestry exhibitions. Word on the street is that an AC/DC tribute band will be making an appearance too. Entry is free so make sure you get yourself on down there.

SATURDAY 22ND – SUNDAY 23RD JUNE 

New in Morzine-Les Gets for summer 2019, the Biot’rail is hitting the Portes du Soleil for the first time. Discover a brand new running trail race at Col du Corbier. There are three distances to choose from… the P’tit Biot, a 7km race with a 450m vertical climb, or the 15km Grand’ Biot which has a 950m vertical climb. There will also be a 10km un-timed nordic walk, for those of you who prefer to take it a little slower.

SUNDAY 23RD JUNE from 09:00 – 12:00

The Pass’Portes du Soleil is a MTB ride throughout France and Switzerland. Take part and discover the glorious terrain of the area ranging from 1,000m to 2,250m in altitude. Are you an avid mountain biker? Then this one is for you!

FRIDAY 28TH – SUNDAY 30TH JUNE 

Biking Morzine Les Gets

Tickle those taste buds in morzine-les gets – june

Every Tuesday is 2 for 1 pizza night at Le National in St Jean d’Aulps. Choose any pizza from their fantastic menu and get a second one completely free. Nothing says delicious quite like a free pizza!

EVERY TUESDAY

Located in the centre of town behind Carrefour, the traditional Morzine market features butchers, fishmongers and grocers selling local produce such as tasty cheeses and sausages.

If you’re not feeling hungry then why not have a browse at the clothing, shoes and other products.

EVERY WEDNESDAY from 08:00 – 12:00

Visit Fromagerie Les Gets and check out ‘La Fruitière,’ an artisan cheese factory and restaurant. Every week at Les Perrières, you can discover where all the magic happens for FREE. Every Wednesday you can take a tour of the place, see the caves where the cheeses are stored and find out how local delicacies such as Raclette, Abondance and Tomme are made. If you’re a cheese lover then this is one not to be missed!

EVERY WEDNESDAY from 10:00 – 11:00

entertainment in morzine-les gets – june

Who doesn’t love a good musical? Especially when it’s our all-time favourite, Grease! This live show will feature all the original songs and dances from the film performed by the MadHouse crew (Morzine Amateur Dramatics). Tickets are a bargain at just €12.50 so get yours today! https://www.ticketsource.eu/madhouse-morzine.

THURSDAY 6TH & FRIDAY 7TH JUNE @ 19:30

What’s your go-to jam? We would love to hear it! If an open mic night tickles your fancy then head to Le Rhodos in the centre of Morzine on a Monday night. If singing isn’t your forte then why not try some stand-up comedy?

EVERY MONDAY from 17:00 – 19:00

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