Located in South Eastern France, the Chamonix Valley lies at the foot of Mont Blanc, the highest peak in Europe. Boasting four large high altitude ski areas spread across four mountains and virtually unlimited off piste terrain, Chamonix offers ski slopes suitable for all ski/board ability levels in the heart of the French Alps. Key ski areas
Renowned for its steep and adventurous ski runs, copious amounts of off-piste powder and terrain and stunning scenery, the area has over 170kms of skiable terrain to explore accessed by a network of more than 60 lifts. The area is also home to the longest off-piste ski run in Europe, Valley Blanche, a 20km descent down a glacier, delivering a thrill seekers dream and over 90% of ski terrain is located above 2,000 metres delivering exceptional snow quality and a long ski season with lifts being open into May
Experience the charm of a European ski holiday at one of the oldest ski resorts in Europe, combined with world class skiing and boarding across multiple mountain slopes with breathtaking views of Mont Blanc. Off the slopes the village offers a variety of vibrant and fun apres ski options, shopping and gastronomic delights to keep you entertained.
- Host to the 1st Winter Olympics in 1924
- Mont Blanc – Highest Mountain in Europe
- Vallee Blanche ski run
- Advanced terrain
- Breathtaking scenery
|Top Elevation||3,275 Metres|
|Base Elevation||1,042 Metres|
|Vertical Drop||2,233 Metres|
|Skiable Terrain||170 kms|
|Ave Annual Snowfall||5.09 Metres|
|Ski in / Ski out||Yes|
At Chamonix there is more on offer than just world-class skiing and snowboarding with amazing adventures adding to your ski/board winter experience.
- Ice Climbing
- Dog Sledding
- Snow Shoeing
- Speed Riding
- Ice Skating
Chamonix has a variety of accommodation options to choose from.
Contact our Active Travel Experts for insider tips on where to stay and tailor made European ski/board experiences.
Getting to Chamonix
Geneva International Airport is the closest airport to Chamonix being only 82 kms away from the resort.
Contact our Active Travel Experts to assist you in pre arranging transfers or a rental car for your stay.