The Chamonix Valley is consistently rated as one of the top ten ski areas in the world and a must by all ski enthusiasts. The legendary skiing caters for every taste and ability. Some 90% of the ski area is above 2000m with an excellent snow record and a long season from December to May. It is the home of the legendary 23 kilometre Vallee Blanche and the Kandahar World Cup downhill runs. The lift pass which, covers 750km of pisted skiing includes the elegant resort of Courmayeur in Italy that is a short hop through the Mont-Blanc tunnel. The Chamonix Valley is approximately 20 kilometers long with the Aiguilles Rouges mountain range on the north side, and the Mont-Blanc mountain range on the south side, which includes Mont Blanc itself, the highest peak in the European Alps at 4808 meters.The highest lift in the valley is the Aiguille De Midi cablecar which brings you to anincredible 3842 meters elevation.
The top station of the Aiguille De Midi cablecar has a spectacular panorama of Chamonix, the Mont Blanc, the Mer De Glace glacier, the surrounding area, and is the access point to high elevation skiing and climbing routes in the Mont-Blanc mountain range, including the world famous Vallée Blanche. Majestic Mont-Blanc, one of the world’s natural wonders dominates the area. Chamonix is an ancient mountain town with a stylish atmosphere and a blend of French charm, varied skiing and modern facilities that few other alpine resorts can match. People return time after time and always discover something new.
The town of Chamonix with its pedestrianised cobbled streets and squares, beautiful buildings and fast running river has an excellent choice of quality shops, boutiques, cafes, bars, restaurants, clubs, casino and a Saturday market that should not be missed. Chamonix offers a wide range of outdoor activities; from skiing and snowboarding to hiking and biking, and much more. Chamonix is also a mecca for mountaineering and climbing. Chamonix has an attractive, bustling old town centre, and the smaller, quieter ski villages of Argentiere, Les Houches and Vallorcine offer a different style of resort life. We offer a range of catered and self catered luxury chalets in the ski resort Chamonix.
Around 5pm, the après ski starts with many options, such as the Chambre Neuf Bar, the Jekyll and Hyde pub, Bar du Moulin, La Cantina and the bar d’UP. There are also great restaurants in Chamonix. You should not miss to have dinner in the L'Eden for traditional French cuisine, and L'Impossible.
Highest ski pistes: 3842m
Kilometres of Pistes: 150km