CHAMONIX

Chamonix is ​​not just a ski resort, but a real town with an eclectic mix of people from all over the world.

A lively and lively place, 365 days a year!

ACTIVITIES IN CHAMONIX

SUMMER

WINTER

Vélo de montagne
Famille en vacances au ski

CHAMONIX IN A NUTSHELL

Chamonix is ​​probably best known as the ski and mountaineering capital of the world.

As a destination it has a reputation for extreme and this, although this is undoubtedly true, can mask a wide range of sports and leisure activities, peace and quiet, vibrant nightlife, entertainment. , things to do and great scenery that can be enjoyed at any pace. suits you.

There really is something for everyone here.

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The bustling streets of Chamonix are colorful with a mix of sports shops, guide offices, restaurants, bars and cafes.

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Every Saturday morning, the town hosts an open-air market full of crafts and local products.

On bad weather days there is a brand new SPA with hot springs, cinema, bowling, ice rink, large sports center and a fantastic indoor climbing wall.

Located in the Haute-Savoie region of France, Chamonix is ​​bordered by Switzerland and Italy and dominated by the incredible Aiguilles de Chamonix mountain range which culminates at the top of Mont Blanc (4810 m) - the highest Western Europe.

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The local population of Chamonix is ​​around 10,000 inhabitants, but this figure swells to nearly ten times with the influx of tourists, climbers, mountaineers, backpackers, students and sailors.

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Chamonix has 4 schools - families have gathered here from all over the world, to take part in an endless choice of sporting, cultural and beautiful nature activities - 365 days a year.

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There are two distinct seasons here: summer and winter, but the whole valley is occupied for most of the year.

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Chamonix is ​​home to around 300 mountain guides, who are there to share the spectacular and unique alpine terrain, accessible to all

fitness levels and ages.

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While the main town is of the same name, 'Chamonix' is often used in reference to the entire valley, stretching 28 km from Fayet to Switzerland.

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It is however made up of several distinct and charming villages including Servoz, Les Houches, Les Bossons, Les Praz, Les Tines, Argentière, Montroc and at the top of the valley - Le Tour and Vallorcine.