Whats On In The Portes du Soleil – Summer 2024

The connected resorts of the Portes du Soleil welcome a variety of world-class events each summer. Have a look at our selection of the top events below.

Portes du Soleil Area

Pass’Portes du Soleil is a mountain bike event that connects the entire region. It covers 80km, crossing between France and Switzerland, and has 5700m of downhill. The event takes place June 28 – 30 and can be started from any of the villages of the Portes du Soleil. Now in its 20th year, the event has options for mountain biking, e-mountain biking and gravel biking.

Visit the Pass’Portes du Soleil website for all the details. https://en.passportesdusoleil.com/

 

Passportes du Soleil mountain biking Morzine

Photo from: https://www.passportesdusoleil.com/

 

Les Gets

The UCI Mountain Bike World Series comes back to the Portes du Soleil on July 4 – 7 with Les Gets hosting the cross-country Short Track (XCC), Cross-country Olympic (XCO), and Downhill (DHI). This is a great opportunity to watch some of the world’s best athletes and enjoy the festival atmosphere in the resort.

Full details will be available on the UCI Mountain Bike World Series website nearer the time. https://ucimtbworldseries.com/events/haute-savoie 

Morzine

The Spartan Ultra World Championship & Trifecta Weekend takes place in Morzine July 5 – 7. Challenging obstacles are set up through the streets of Morzine and surrounding areas making it easy to watch and cheer on as participants tackle one of four endurance courses.

Click here for details. https://fr.spartan.com/en/race/detail/8122/overview

Harley Days is a true experience with Morzine transforming into a four-day motorbike rally, from July 11 – 14. With around 10,000 bikes on show and free rock concerts every night, it is incredible to behold.

Find out more here. https://www.wendyshouses.com/morzine-avoriaz-harley-days-festival/

harley days in morzine

Photo from: https://en.morzine-avoriaz.com/motorbikes-and-rock-n-roll.html

For car enthusiasts, the Mont Blanc Rally is not to be missed. Taking place September 5 – 7, key stages are held on the iconic and challenging mountain roads around Morzine. Details of the 2024 event will be posted on their website nearer the time. https://www.rallye-mont-blanc-morzine.com/ 

 

Montriond

Set on the banks of Lac du Montriond, the annual Fête du Lac is a firework and musical spectacular. Free to attend, for 2024 the show will have an Olympic theme. It will take place on August 3 and is definitely not to be missed if you are in the area.

Fête du Lac 2024 https://www.valleedaulps.com/la-fete-du-lac-montriond-organisateur.html 

Fête du Lac montiond morzine

Photo from: https://en.valleedaulps.com/lake-montriond-festival-montriond-organisateur.html#media

Avoriaz

For trail running fans, the Trail des Hauts Forts takes place on August 10 across and along the mountain ridges surrounding Avoriaz. There are four courses to choose from all differing in length and difficulty.

Find out more here. https://www.traildeshautsforts.com/ 

trail hauts forts Avoriaz

Photo from: https://en.valleedaulps.com/hauts-forts-trail-race-morzine-office-de-tourisme-de-morzine.html#media

 

For more about what the area has to offer in the summer read our article 10 Things To Do Around Morzine & Les Gets In The Summer Months

 

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