Though the village of Chamonix was founded nearly two centuries before skiing rose to popularity, it has undoubtedly become, first and foremost, a ski town. The mecca for cold-weather sports has great claim to fame—the first winter Olympics was held here in 1924 and Europe’s tallest peak, Mont Blanc, stands impressively in the distance.
When to goDecember-February
Ideal length of stay3-5 Nights
Designing Your Journey
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It might be one of the world’s extreme sports meccas, but there is also some excellent beginner and intermediate skiing and hiking in Chamonix. Indagare can plan a customized itinerary.
Where To Stay
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