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Chamonix

Chamonix ski resort

Chamonix has become famous for its vast range of slopes, breathtaking backdrop and charming village centre, especially after playing its part in previous winter games.

The location

Chamonix is located at the base of Mont Blanc in south-eastern France. This world-famous commune is at the highest summit in the Alps and can be accessed from various airports. It's closest to Geneva Airport (100km), while Chambery Airport is 145km away and Grenoble Airport and Turin Airport are around a 220km distance.

Transfer times

Chambery Airport - 145km (1 hour 30 minutes)
Geneva Airport - 100km (1 hour 15 minutes)
Grenoble Airport - 205km (2 hours 50 minutes)
Turin Airport - 226km (3 hours 10 minutes)

Suitable for

80 Ski runs

43
beginner
25
intermediate
12
difficult

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Country

France

Language

French

Number of lifts

50

Highest piste

3842m

Total piste

150km

Terrain parks

3

Slopes to suit all abilities

Whether you are a pro on the snow or a first-season skier, Chamonix has runs for all. A gateway to a number of surrounding ski areas, this town creates a convenient base for hopping between areas – whatever your ski abilities may be!

A bustling town centre

From banks to booking offices, sports shops to supermarkets, you’ll find everything you need in Chamonix town centre. Soak up the traditional French charm as you wander between pretty cafes and restaurants, with options to suit all appetites and budgets.

Unlimited Festival – unlimited fun!

Every April Chamonix’s Unlimited Festival attracts music fans from across the globe. In the past years, some of the biggest names in electro have graced the mountain stages of this five-day event, set in the heart of the Chamonix Valley, Mont Blanc.