Lappiaz Slate Mine

The historical discovery of slate in Morzine dates as far back as 1732, found in all the cliffs overhanging the Valley de Sous le Saix (Slate Valley). In the Lappiaz mine, the slate was quarried and made use of between 1856 and 1963

Lappiaz Slate Mine Morzine


Departing from Morzine (74110)
Average length : 01h45
Total elevation gain : 100m
Vertical drop : 320m
Distance : 6km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Difficulty: None but can be slippery underfoot on rainy days


Animals allowed

Period of practice

Throughout the year : open daily.

  • Pets welcome


74110 Morzine
Departing from : Morzine (74110)
Latitude : 46.192116 - Longitude : 6.775567

Start: From the Tourist Office in Avoriaz, follow slate signpost which pass between the Malinka and Saskia building, then pass under the golf course and descend until Belvedere

Information update on 25/04/2024 by Office de Tourisme Avoriaz 1800