Just over an hour from Geneva, Chamonix is a popular resort for many, with a great deal to offer in both the winter and summer. With numerous ski areas to choose from, the cross-country trails, rock climbing and golf to name but a few of the possible activities, there is plenty to keep you busy. The lively town has many bars, restaurants and shops giving plenty for the whole group to do.
Chamonix offers a multitude of slopes for all levels, each ski area having its own merit. Tremendously long slopes, skiing through the trees, free ride, off-piste and beginners’ slopes – an infinite number of possibilities for snow riders and mountain lovers alike. There are plenty of areas to ski: The Grands Montets, Brévent and Flégère, Balme – Vallorcine (1453m-2270m) and Les Houches. Domaine Skiable des Planards is perfect for children and beginners within proximity to Chamonix centre.
- Ski Area: Vallee de Chamonix Mont Blanc
- Resort: 1,035m // Top: 3,842m
- Pistes: 155km
- Beginners: 36
- Intermediate: 31
- Advanced: 14
- Ski Lifts: 52
- Snow Park: 2
- Nursery Areas: 4
- Cross Country: 37km