Chamonix

Chamonix

Capital of alpinism

At the bottom of Mont-Blanc, discover this true mountain village, offering all necessary facilities : cinemas, ice rinks, all kind of shops...
Since its creation in 1741 by two Englishmen, the village was named "Chamouni". It almost instantly seduced international customers, flying from around the world to enjoy exceptional vistas and  wonderful landscapes like the "Mer de Glace".


  • Mont-Blanc: This is the most beautiful summit of Chamonix. Known around the world, the Mont Blanc is also called  "roof of the Alps". Culminating at 4 810 meters of altitude, it represents a major appeal for tourism, with its beauty and its mysteries. Since its first climbing in 1786, this mountain has fascinated many adventurers and passionate mountaineers.

 

  • Panoramas: Capital of alpinism, Chamonix Valley will enrapture you with her amazing views. The famous Glacier "Mer de Glace" is unique. Combining three glaciers, the glacier de Tacul, glacier de Leschaux et glacier de Talèfre, it is 7 km long, 35 km² large and 200 meters deep. Close to Mont-Blanc, "l'Aiguille du midi" reveals enchantment. Come and reach her peak using the "Téléphérique de l'Aiguille du Midi", which brings you up to 3 777 meters of altitude.

 

  • Ski area: The ski area of Chamonix Valley is split into 3 parts : Les Grands Montets, Brévent/Flégère, Domaine de Balme. It offers different kinds of slopes. Large ones, ski in forest, adapted slopes for beginners...

 

  • Les Grands Montets (1235-3300m): The slopes are shared out in three areas (la Pendant, le glacier d'Argentière et Lognan), offer various styles and a snowpark.

 

  • Brévent Flégère (1030-2525m): These 2 areas joined by cable car are amazingly beautiful. Facing directly south, the area offers different slopes, opposite the Mont-Blanc chain.

 

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