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Chamonix, France

Alt 1035 – 3842m

Situated below the Majestic Mont Blanc, Chamonix offers unrivalled extreme skiing and stunning alpine views, balanced with luxury hotels, superb restaurants and designer shopping.

There’s a wide range of restaurants in Chamonix to suit all tastes and budgets.  Most restaurants offer s well-priced ‘Plat du Jour’ at lunch which is often well worth trying.

With a lively range of après ski venues, Chamonix has more than enough to satisfy the most animal of après partygoers.

From high-tech alpine equipment and sport fashion shops through to luxury designer brands and artisanal food shops, Chamonix has an array of stores to satisfy any shopaholic craving.

Geneva is the nearest airport to Chamonix, being only 88 kilometres away.  From there, one of the best options to Chamonix is on the SAT bus or by using one of the several taxi transfer services. You can also fly from Lyon or Milan.

Chamonix has 49 lifts with pistes, some of which are suitable for beginner and intermediate levels, and a lot of unmarked trails and off-piste runs, suitable for advanced skiers covering a total of 2805m of vertical range.

Discover here the map of the ski areas.

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