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Chamonix, France

Set at the foot of Europe’s highest mountain, Mont Blanc, Chamonix is a traditional alpine town in the Savoie Mont Blanc region offering fabulous mountain scenery and unrivalled activities.

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At a Glance

Altitude (max):
3842
Altitude (min):
1000
River grade:
3
Price guide:
Prices for a long weekend in mid June (3 nights) are from as little as £76 per person for 4 sharing an apartment in La Ginabelle or from £38 per person for 4 sharing in La Riviere
Top 5 things to do:

1. Visit the Aiguille du Midi - if the weather is right take the Hellbronner cable car to Italy

2. Walk on the Brevent side of the valley for the most amazing views of Mont Blanc

3. Hire a bike and cycle along the river to Les Praz or for the more adventerous mountain bike at Le Tour

4. Take the Montenvers railway to the bottom of the 'Mer du Glace' gondola

5. Eat a big ice cream walking round the town centre!

Resort Amenities:
There is a pharmacy in the centre of Chamonix and several ATM's are located around the town. There are lots of supermarkets and the town is full of restaurants, bars and cafe's. The sports centre is also excellent.
Local currency:
Time Difference from UK:
+ 1 hr
Internet access:
Yes - WIFI
Swimming pool:
Indoor

Chamonix

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Summer Holidays in Chamonix

Mountaineers from all over the world descend on Chamonix during the summer months to take part in a huge range of activities.

Whether you wish to try your hand at one activity like rock climbing, white water rafting, mountain biking, horse riding or paragliding, or if you just want to take a stroll and enjoy the wonderful scenery there really is something for everyone.

The town itself offers an excellent selection of shops, restaurants and boutiques and has excellent nightlife thanks to the numerous pubs and nightclubs. Chamonix also plays host to a number of events during the summer including a marathon around Mont Blanc in June and the world rock climbing championships in July.

A Mont Blanc Unlimited lift pass is available which gives access to the numerous ski lifts and mountain trains, providing access to hundreds of kilometres of walks and mountain bike trails and some majestic views.

The Aiguille du Midi lift – the world’s highest vertical ascent cable car – is well worth a visit. Not only are the views from the summit (3,842m) spectacular, you’ll also get a great view of the famous Mont Blanc peak.

The town has a large number of supermarkets, café’s and banks, with internet access available from the local tourist office. The sports centre has an excellent swimming pool, squash courts and fitness room, and there are a huge number of other activities to explore.

The majority of ski lifts will be open for the summer months, although during low-season some will be closed.

Activity Holidays

We offer a range of 4 night and 7 night packages with activities included - details can be seen at Activities in Chamonix

Activities include (but are not limited to) canyoning, climbing, hiking, via ferrata, rafting, hyrdrospeeding and much more besides.

If you would like an activity package for your Group or family, email us your dates, group size and activity preferences and we can get back to you with a tailored quote.

Festivals  & Events

Chamonix is a resort alive withe events during the summer - details can be seen at events

These can be combined with all our accommodations - early booking advisable as the events do prove popular

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Accommodation in Chamonix

 

Hotel Alpina

Situated in the heart of Chamonix, the Hotel Alpina offers a great location and stunning views from the popular 'Le Vista' panoramic restaurant. Read More

From £492.00

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Hotel Pointe Isabelle

Set in the heart of Chamonix, the Hotel Pointe Isabelle has a wonderful location and has undergone a large refurbishment program ready for Summer 2014. Read More
 

Hotel Croix-Blanche

Situated in the heart of Chamonix, the Croix Blanche is a comfortable 3 star hotel with plenty of charm and character. Read More

From £363.00

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Hotel Le Morgane

The Hotel Le Morgane is an excellent 4 star hotel in the heart of Chamonix Sud. Read More

From £631.00

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Hotel Les Aiglons resort & spa

This recently renovated 3 star hotel is a great place to stay as it is within easy walking distance of the shops, restaurants and bars as well as the Aiguille Du Midi telecabine. Read More

From £524.00

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Hotel Les Lanchers

Recently renovated the family run Hotel Les Lanchers located in the pretty village of Les Praz is a fantastic base for your holiday in the Chamonix valley. Read More
 

Hotel Prieure

Within walking distance of the Brevent lift, this traditional hotel offers real savoyarde charm. Read More

From £581.00

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Le Cristal d'Argentiere

Set in the centre of Argentiere, just 5 miles from Chamonix, Le Cristal d'Argentiere is made up of 4 high standard residences. Read More

From £94.00

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Les Balcons du Savoy

The 4 star Les Balcons du Savoy apartments are perfectly situated, close to the centre of Chamonix and also to the Brevent lift. Read More

From £173.00

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Residence La Ginabelle

These high quality apartments are located close to the centre of Chamonix and offer a range of excellent facilities including an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and fitness room. Face and body treatments are available locally for a small charge. Read More

From £155.00

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Residence La Riviere

Located in the convenient Chamonix Sud area, a short walk from the centre of Chamonix, the Riviere apartments are comfortable and offer excellent value for money. Supermarkets, shops, bars, a bakery and several restaurants are all close by. Read More

From £85.75

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Residences France Loc Chamonix Sud

Fantastically located apartments in Chamonix's 'south' area. Read More

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