Situated at the base of Europe’s most famous mountain
Chamonix is situated at the base of Europe’s most famous mountain Mont Blanc (4810 M) in the French Alps on the borders of Switzerland and Italy, Chamonix is one of Europe’s largest and liveliest ski resorts.
Skiers and snowboarders are spoilt for choice with the offer of five mountains, each boasting vast and varied terrain with something to suit everyone, whether beginner or pro.
For the more daring, the famous Aiguille du Midi is reached via Europe’s longest cable car and marks the starting point for spectacular descent along the Vallee Blanche.
Featuring in the top resorts favoured by single holidaymaker’s, Chamonix boasts a wealth of facilities to keep everybody entertained, day and night. Highly reputed for its après ski, Chamonix is home to a multitude of bars and brassieres, offering a range of live music and entertainment. Whether you fancy a cosy bar with a log fire and a glass of vin chaud, or a glass of local beer watching a lively band, you’ll be spoilt for choice in this lively town.
There are over 100 restaurants to be visited serving a range of delicacies at both lunchtime and during the evening. The majority of restaurants offer a set menu or a la carte options of cuisine from around the world. A number of shops are also located in the town centre, selling clothing, jewellery, food produce and sports equipment along with numerous other products.