|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Alain Dénériaz|
|• Land1||14.51 km2 (5.60 sq mi)|
|• Population2 Density||38/km2 (98/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||74190 / 74440|
|Elevation||657–2,046 m (2,156–6,713 ft)
(avg. 900 m or 3,000 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
It is a popular summer and winter vacation destination.
Morillon has a Poma télécabine that departs from just outside the village and links up to the Grand Massif ski area consisting of 265 km of ski runs over the five resorts of Morillon, Samoëns, Flaine, Les Carroz, and Sixt. Morillon is also the home ski area of the 2006 Winter Olympic's Downhill Gold Medalist Antoine Dénériaz. Above the village at Morillon 1100, also known as Les Esserts, there are many apartments benefiting from ski-in ski-out holiday options.
Morillon also has a small lake which is surrounded by numerous activities including an adventure park for children and adults alike ages 3+. Other sports include trampolining, volleyball and horse riding. White water rafting on the River Giffre, mountain biking, Canyoning, quad biking and tennis are available. Morillon and Samoëns are close together in the valley and share many activities.
- Jancis Robinson Vines, Grapes & Wines pg 86 Octpus Publishing 1986 ISBN 1-85732-999-6
- Gazetteer Entry for Morillon
- Ski area website: http://www.grand-massif.com/
- Local site of Morillon: http://www.ot-morillon.fr/
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