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Morzine Sportif 2016

If you would like to enter the La Morzine Haut-Chablais Sportive (19 June 2016) and enjoy a few days iconic riding in the area, you have come to the right place.

  • Catered chalet
  • French Alps —Morzine Centre
  • Activity Type
    • Route advice only
    • Sportives/races
    • Fixed base
  • Features
    • BBQ facilities
    • Bike stand
    • Bike tools
    • Bike wash
    • Ensuite rooms
    • Hot tub
    • Pool table
    • Secure bike storage
    • Terrace
    • TV/DVD
    • Wifi

Service

Forever Morzine is a specialist road cycling holiday company based in Morzine; we will walk you through the Morzine Sportive registration process, orientate you regarding the route and give you the perfect base for your Alpine cycling adventure. Our chalet-hotel has a central Morzine location, extremely close to the Morzine Sportive’s start point. Arrive a few days early on 16 June to acclimatise and sample some of the best riding that our region has to offer. -

The Package 4 nights half board in our chalet-hotel, including return airport transfers, is just £375pp on the basis of two sharing a room (excludes the event entry fee but see below for registration procedure). Arrive Thursday and leave Monday. See our self-guided Morzine cycling holidays page for full details of what is included.

Morzine Sportive - The Event

MASTER’S ROUTE 145KM, 3700M

Including Col de Joux Verte, Col du Corbier, Col du Grand Taillet, Col de Jambaz and Col de Joux Plane.

SENIOR’S ROUTE: 103KM, 2520M

Including Col de Jambaz and Col de Joux Plane

The Morzine Sportive is part of the Grand Trophée French national series, and usually has an entry of around 600 riders. Entry fee is approx €40, including the pasta party afterwards. You can pre register on line from the UK, the Saturday before, or on the race morning.

Accommodation

Built in 2001, the chalet features modern facilities throughout including free wifi. There are 18 bedrooms in twin, double and family room formats. All are ensuite with either shower & WC or bath, shower and WC. We sit at our own dedicated table for dinner which will be 3 courses and waiter served. Menus are designed for cyclists with tasty nutritious ingredients and plenty of carbs. Although drinks are not included a selection of reasonably priced wines are available for you to purchase. An extensive cyclist’s breakfast is served buffet style.

Tea and coffee is available, free of charge, at any time with freshly baked cake on hand in the afternoon for a post ride sugar boost. The chalet has an extensive lounge bar area with its own pool table and a great view across the town. The masses of comfy seating provide an ideal place for a pre-dinner drink. The bar is fully stocked and reasonably priced. In one corner is a large Sky TV so you can catch up on the latest sporting action. Leading off from the bar is a delightful terrace which is used for the weekly barbeque. On the lower floor is a large indoor hot tub which is great for easing aching limbs after a hard day’s riding.

There is a secure indoor bike storage adjacent to the front entrance for both guest bikes and our rental bikes. We have provided a selection of the usual bike maintenance kit for guest use together with, track pumps, workshop stand etc. Bike cleaning facilities, pressure washer are also on hand. We operate an ‘Honesty bar’ for energy gels & powders, spare inner tubes, replacement tyres etc, just drop a few euros in the tin.

Location

Our base in Morzine is Chalet Eira. A delightful, British owned and run chalet hotel with entirely English speaking staff. It’s located just 300m from the centre of Morzine so within easy reach of shops and bars.

MASTER’S ROUTE 145KM, 3700M

Including Col de Joux Verte, Col du Corbier, Col du Grand Taillet, Col de Jambaz and Col de Joux Plane.

SENIOR’S ROUTE: 103KM, 2520M

Including Col de Jambaz and Col de Joux Plane

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