Aiguille du Midi, Grandes Jorasses, Aiguille verte, Mer de Glace and Vallée Blanche, the sumptuous Mont-Blanc... So many legendary attractions make Chamonix the world capital of skiing and mountaineering. With its majestic peaks and captivating domes, the Mont-Blanc massif is an inexhaustible playground, an infinite source of delight and wonder. Experience the excitement at 360°. In both winter and summer, 365 days a year, Chamonix offers its highly diverse range of thrills. Under Europe's 4810 m roof, the biggest names in world mountaineering rub shoulders with novice climbers. All sports are possible, all pleasures are accessible - paragliding, hiking, rock climbing, rafting, canyoning, alpine and cross-country skiing, new riding and ice sports, mountain biking, and indeed tennis, fitness, golf, swimming and squash. Here the heart beats faster and the thrills are more intense. There is so much available and on offer in this stunning and protected natural environment that everyone, both active and contemplative, will find something to please them.
Chamonix is more than just a resort; it is a mountain town, endowed with modern infrastructures and very easy to reach by road, rail or air (Geneva airport 1 hour), a valley at the heart of Europe, on the borders of 3 Alpine countries.
You will be enchanted as you wander through the picturesque streets, discovering chapels and churches, "Belle Epoque" palaces, "Art Deco" facades, traditional farms and imposing villas. You will love the local gastronomy, with its wealth of Savoyard specialities yet open to the rest of the world. Culture, leisure, sport, heritage, come and join in the art of living in Chamonix.