As you arrive in Chamonix your breath will be taken away by the spectacular scenery.

Nestled at the base of Mont Blanc (the highest mountain in Western Europe at 4810m), Chamonix is one of the oldest alpine towns in the French Alps where the first Winter Olympics were held in 1924. It has become the outdoor capital of the Alps with activities running throughout the year. It’s dramatic and beautiful scenery guarantees to leave lasting memories of your event.

  • Situated in the Northern Alps
  • 1 hour transfer from Geneva
  • Hosted the first Winter Olympics in 1924
  • On the border of Italy and Switzerland
  • Host of the Kandahar World Cup downhill
  • Highest cable car in Europe (3842m)
  • Mont Blanc – highest mountain in Western Europe (4810m)
  • Biggest free fall of ice in Europe – Les Bossons glacier
  • Location of the worlds longest off-piste route, the Vallee Blanche is 25km with a 3000m vertical descent

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Situation

  • resort height 1035m
  • vertical drop 2805m

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Transfer Times

  • geneva 1 hr
  • lyon 2 1/2 hrs
  • chambery 1 3/4 hrs
  • grenoble 2 1/4 hrs

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The Skiing

  • highest 3840m
  • km of pistes 147km
  • longest slope 10.35km
  • no. of lifts 47
  • snow cannons 54
  • easy runs 20%
  • medium runs 67%
  • difficult runs 13%
  • cross-country 40km

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Apres-Ski

  • sports centre
  • swimming pool
  • ice rink
  • cinema
  • casino
  • paragliding
  • alpine museum
  • bowling
  • tobogganing

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