Chamonix, if you did not already know it, is a mountaineering Mecca and world class ski resort. It sits with Switzerland on one side and, through the Mont Blanc tunnel, Italy on the other. Justly famous for some incredible off-piste, such as the world renowned 17km Vallée Blanche glacier run, the valley also offers wonderfully inspiring slopes for beginners and intermediates. If you would like a price for a chalet or apartment send a quick EMAIL ENQUIRY or call us.
Chamonix ski areas: You can watch a video about the main ski areas by clicking the links : Brévent-Flégère, Les Grands Montets, Le Tour and Les Houches. From the highest cable car in Europe, L’Aiguille du Midi, the famous Vallée Blanche starts. This is a magical 17km off-piste run down a glacier - watch the YouTube clip of skiing the Vallee Blanche with Collineige. You can also ski in Verbier in Switzerland or at Courmayeur in Italy. Chamonix has over 150 km of pistes and 15,000 acres of off piste skiing, and with a skiing altitude of 1035 – 3842 metres it has an excellent snow record, the season lasting from December to May. For further details have a look at the Compagnie du Mont Blanc site.
Alternatively discover the mountains from another perspective, on snow shoes, cross-country or touring skis, a hanglider or by paragliding. You can ice-climb a frozen waterfall or mountain bike along the valley floor in spring.