In the heart of the Alps in the department of Haute-Savoie, lies the town of Chamonix, in the centre of the Arve valley. This medium-sized city nestles at the foot of majestic mountains, which are known throughout the world. It is rooted in this land and has made it famous. The capital of mountaineering, it welcomes sports people and cosmopolitan tourists, attracted by the Mont Blanc's glaciers and ski area. This natural site is the third most visited in the world.
Chamonix is a commune composed of a town centre surrounded by 16 villages. A true sanctuary of mountain sports, thanks to the presence on its territory of Mont Blanc, which rises to almost 4810 meters of altitude, this commune attracts every year many visitors. Two important tourist seasons attract visitors from all over the world to Chamonix and many quality accommodations are available.
Sports activities in Chamonix
In summer as in winter, mountain sports enthusiasts are looking for a hotel in Chamonix Mont-Blanc. They can then attack the various ski slopes and practice all the activities they like without worrying about anything. They can ski downhill, cross-country or freestyle. Snowboarding, free riding or mountaineering are some of the sports practiced in Chamonix. This commune is also the world capital of mountaineering. In summer, you can enjoy hiking, climbing or summer-sledding. In winter, you will enjoy many sports activities in this high place of winter sports. It hosted the Olympic Winter Games in 1924 and continues to be the centre of many world competitions. You will spend pleasant holidays in a charming hotel in Chamonix. You will be at ease to go trekking, snowmobile shopping or speed riding. You can also practice ice hockey at the ice rink, running, trail and airboarding. If you can, choose a luxury hotel in Chamonix, and let yourself be pampered!
Stay in a charming hotel in Chamonix to make discoveries
Chamonix is a city with a long history marked by its geographical position and its belonging to the Duchy of Savoy. Visit the historical, geographical and cultural heritage of this city from your hotel in Chamonix Mont-Blanc. Culminating at more than 3800 km, the needle of the Midi carries to its summit a tower of telecommunications. It is the arrival point of the cable car, whose station is more than 3700 metres above sea level. Find a luxury hotel in Chamonix to discover the 'mer de glace', Lake Blanc or the White Valley in the heart of the massif. You can ski, hike on the glacier or go downhill off-piste. After having found accommodation in a charming hotel in Chamonix, take a walk along the railway station, towards the 'Place de la Mer de Glace' or the 'Triangle de l'amitié'. You can also find a hotel in Chamonix Mont-Blanc to visit the Lac à l' Anglais south of Chamonix, Saint-Michel church and the statue of Horace-Bénédict de Saussure.
By staying in a luxury hotel in Chamonix, you will be able to enjoy your stay with peace of mind. Discover Savoyard gastronomy based on many cheeses including fondue, tartiflette or raclette. The hotels are close to the places to discover and offer many activities and animations.