Chamonix is one of the most prestigious alpine skiing resorts of Europe. Fabulous Montblanc is its closest neighbor. It is located at the border of three countries: Switzerland, Italy and France. This resort served a venue for the first Winter Olympic Games in history back in 1924.
Chamonix makes part of elite club “Best of The Alps”. Chamonix is a synonym of pulsing nightlife. Restaurants, cafés, casinos, bowling clubs, disco clubs – this town can satisfy all your needs. But Chamonix welcomes not only clubbers. There are all the necessary condition for couples and families with children are created. While parent ski in the mountains, baby sitters in children’s clubs and kindergartens watch out for their kids. Your will children enjoy fresh Alpine air and don’t’ bore.
Chamonix has 100 trails of different degrees of complexity. There are 13 pistes for beginners, 66 for experienced skiers and 21 for professionals. Total skiing area is 762 hectares. Tourists are brought up atop the slopes with 49 lifts.
The most popular is an area of Val Blanc. This all is due to the fact this area could boast with one of the most complicated mountain-ski trails in the world. Its length is 22 kilometers. The piste takes its beginning from the southern peak of the mountain of Montblanc, 3842 meters, and ends at the foot of Chamonix.
Besides skiers Chamonix also welcomes snowboarders. There are two snow parks and a half-pipe. If you are experienced skier or freerider, you will surely like steep slopes of Grand Monte. Large area for off-piste skating, black slopes for extreme skiing, Argentière glacier – it’s far from everything the resort offers.
Chamonix has highland panoramic and forest slopes.
In your free time you can visit SPA salons, swim in a pool, take a fitness workout, play golf, tennis or squash. For guests of the resort work museums, galleries and cinemas. If you want to delight views of Alpes, you can ride snowmobiles, horses of dogsleds. For the sky vanquishers sky surfing and paragliding will suit best. Both children and adults can skate and sleigh.
A skatepark, sport center and gym work on the territory of the resort. You can also visit yoga classes or have a massage.