27JUN 2017
Haute Route Chamonix

Haute Route Chamonix

Starting in the heart of the Mont Blanc massif and ending up in the shadow of one of the most famous mountains in the Alps, the Matterhorn, it is a journey that every ski tourer should undertake at least once in their lives. The haute route was first crossed on foot by an English party, at the end of…
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24JUN 2017
Ski resort Mont Blanc

Ski resort Mont Blanc

The first ascent of the Mont Blanc on skis was via the classic route in 1904 by Ugo Mylius with Oberland guides: Tannler, Maurer and Zurfluh. The first descent from the summit of Mont Blanc on skis was by a Swiss guide, Elias Julen in 1930. Marco Siffredi popped up to the Mont Blanc for a quick surf…
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21JUN 2017
Ski touring Chamonix

Ski touring Chamonix

The Chamonix Guides Compagnie offers a large choice of guided ski- touring trips in France and abroad. We can organize ski-guiding programs to share a mountain guide s passion for a day, a week end or a week. Spectacular alpine settings provide ski-touring terrain for beginners to experts. You can join one of our groups or hire a guide privately. Feel free to contact us for…

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18JUN 2017
Summer skiing Chamonix

Summer skiing Chamonix

Not just a pretty a ski resort We openly admit the Nomadic team may be a little biased, after all we live here and love it! But this bustling town steeped in history and home to 15, year-round inhabitants really does have a proper ‘soul’ 12 months of the year. It is brimming with enough shops, cafes, pubs and nightclubs to make a much larger town proud. You can buy everything…

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15JUN 2017
Chalet accommodation

Chalet accommodation

Comfortable accommodation in top resorts with great food, a warm welcome and friendly, professional service from your Inghams Chalet Hotel team Combining the relaxed, informal atmosphere of a chalet with the space and facilities of a larger hotel, our Chalet Hotels are more popular than ever. The facilities generally include comfortable lounge and bar areas, en suite bedrooms…

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12JUN 2017
Geneva to Chamonix Trains

Geneva to Chamonix Trains

When in Chamonix there are a millions things to discover! Take a ride on the famous little red train to an altitude of 1, 913 m at the foot of the Mer de Glace. There, observe the effects of climate change in the modern age. Visit the glaciorium and learn all about the life of a glacier and how it changes over time… Take the tramway to Mont Blanc. Not any common tramway, but…

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09JUN 2017
Youth Hostel Chamonix

Youth Hostel Chamonix

Youth hostel located at an altitide of 50 metres above the lake, at the foot of the mountain range, and 15-20 minutes walk to Annecy town centre. 4 Route du Semnoz, Annecy (74). Auberge de Jeunesse Lanslebourg Val-Cenis High mountain location with 76 rooms and cafeteria facility. At Hameau des Champ, Lanslebourg Mont Cenis (73). Auberge de Jeunesse Aix-les-Bains Located near…

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06JUN 2017
Chamonix 10 day forecast

Chamonix 10 day forecast

Tour du Mont Blanc path marker What s the trek called? Just to clarify, the Tour du Mont Blanc is known by many names that might confuse you into thinking people are taking about something different. You will often see it shortened to TMB whether it s on the web, in magazines or on the TMB path markers. Other terminology used is Mont Blanc Circuit or Mont Blanc Tour. Sometimes…

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03JUN 2017
Highest mountain in the Alps

Highest mountain in the Alps

The Alps are the largest mountain system in Europe. They cover parts of southeastern France and northern Italy, most of Switzerland, part of southern Germany, and some of Austria and Yugoslavia. Most travelers consider the towering Alpine peaks, covered with ice and snow, the most magnificent natural sight in Europe. This chain of mountains swings in a broad arc from near the…

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31MAY 2017
Transport from Geneva to Chamonix

Transport from Geneva to Chamonix

Legendary Chamonix Family Friendly les Houches Unspoilt Servoz Argentière the legend Natural Vallorcine Chamonix tourist office : Chamonix Geneva airport transfer Get all the information you need for your from the Chamonix tourist office online. Packed with holiday information to help you plan a great stay in the French Alps, you will details of shuttle and transfer services…

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28MAY 2017
Weather forecast for Chamonix

Weather forecast for Chamonix

Thursday 11:00 4° 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from south-southwest Thursday 12:00 6° 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from south-southwest Thursday 13:00 8° 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from south-southwest Thursday 14:00 9° 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from south-southwest Thursday 15:00 9° 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from south-southwest Thursday 16:00 9° 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from southwest Thursday 17:00 8°…

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25MAY 2017
Skiing in Chamonix reviews

Skiing in Chamonix reviews

Nestled high in the northern French Alps Chamonix is not only one of France’s top resorts but one of the World s best ski destinations. Commonly referred to as the World’s mountain sports capital Chamonix is famous for extreme skiing and snowboarding terrain set amongst amazing scenery and an exciting picturesque town. Chamonix Ski and Snowboard Terrain Expect challenging…

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22MAY 2017
Tallest mountain in France

Tallest mountain in France

List: Top Ten Highest Mountains in France Date: 2008 Source: La Geographie Base: All mountains in France whose summits may be considered individual mountains as opposed to subsidiary peaks. Notes: Translated from a table called Les dix plus hauts sommets de France - which would translate as highest summits rather than mountains. Notes on measurement: By convention, mountains…

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19MAY 2017
Chamonix reviews

Chamonix reviews

Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large…

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16MAY 2017
Mont in the Alps

Mont in the Alps

Accommodations Activity Level Exceeded Expectations Food Guides Once in a Lifetime Experience Well Organized Itinerary We found the accommodations to be very enjoyable. They ranged from rather modern hotels to homey inns. All were super clean, quiet and cozy. The night at the refugio put all 14 of us in one bunk room. I took a sleeping pill and had a restful night. Others who…

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13MAY 2017
Chamonix estate Agents

Chamonix estate Agents

Mountain Base is a French registered British estate agency offering property for sale in the Chamonix Valley. By focusing exclusively on property in the Chamonix area, we are able to provide a specialised and personal service to sellers and buyers alike. Finding the perfect property takes time, a luxury not available to the majority of aspiring buyers. Add to this the daunting…

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10MAY 2017
Chamonix to Geneva

Chamonix to Geneva

A day trip to Chamonix was something I had always been fascinated with, ever since I heard hiking and climbing friends talk about the beautiful scenery, and of course – Mont Blanc. Well, earlier this year we found ourselves in Geneva, Switzerland for a few days to attend the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. Once we realized how close Geneva was to Chamonix, we decided to head into the…

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07MAY 2017
La Ginabelle Chamonix

La Ginabelle Chamonix

Ski Great for children of all ages Car not necessary No pets allowed KEY FEATURES - Located one minute s walk from Chamonix Centre - Modern Hi-Spec La Ginabelle Apartment - Sleeps up to 8 - Large Living and Dining Room - 3 Bedrooms - Bedrooms Configured as Single or Doubles - FREE WIFI - Underground Parking - Lift - Balcony - Self Catering or Eating Out - Summer or Winter Holidays…

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