Chamonix: 1,035m (3,395ft)
Geneva 1 hr 30 mins
· small beer £2.50 · bottle of house wine £10 · cup of coffee £1.95 · sandwich £2.40 · pizza £8
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So what's it like?
Fantastic town with lively après ski and challenging skiing
Chamonix is justifiably one of the European meccas for skiers and boarders. The resort offers some of the most challenging pistes in France making it an excellent choice for both intermediates and experts. Off the slopes Chamonix is a lively town with some excellent après ski bars and a huge choice of restaurants.
€100 hotel credit
€100 Hotel credit available
Les Planards and the Savoy area at the foot of the Brevent area, are popular for gentle nursery slopes within easy reach of Chamonix.
The Chamonix valley offers an amazing 150kms of pistes available divided into 4 areas, all linked by an efficient bus service, (free with your lift pass) with an excellent range of testing high altitude blue and red runs, and the Grands Montets glacier with unbeatable snow. The Vallée Blanche descent, usually open all season, is skied with a guide, provides 24kms of unforgettable skiing in stunning scenery.
Expert skiers will just love the incomparable slopes and challenging range of skiing. Chamonix is the undisputed off-piste capital of Europe with some quite extraordinary experiences awaiting you on the Mont Blanc Massif. (NB: Services of a local guide are essential).
· very lively nightlife try · Jekyll, MBC, Bar'd Up, Chambre Neuf or The Pub
Sports centre, indoor pool with waterslides, paragliding, sleigh rides, ice skating rink, Alpine flights, snow shoeing, cinema and casino
Over 100 restaurants in Chamonix to suit all tastes and pockets. Fondues approx. €25 · Pizzas from €15 · 3 course meals from around €45. Try Impossible, Atmosphère; Munchies, Bistrot & Albert Premier (both Michelin rated) or Caveau & Boccalatte for cheaper options.
From Geneva airportOne-way (arrival) from £21 pp. Return from £40 pp.
One way helicopter transfer for up to 5 passengers are also available.