Nestled in an idyllic environment at the foot of Mont Blanc (4810m), the European highest summit, Chamonix is ideally located in the French Alps, on the frontier of France, Switzerland and Italy. Chamonix benefits from a direct and easy access by motorway, at just one hour drive from Geneva international airport.
A small town with a mountain character and a friendly atmosphere
Chamonix is a village resort where modernity and tradition live comfortably side by side and offers a great variety or top accommodations. Its colourful history and architectural heritage has been preserved. Its traditions give it a unique vitality and character.
The perfect place for sightseeing
Chamonix valley is a daily inspiration… offering unforgettable excursions to discover high mountain scenery, majestic ice falls and glaciers.
Visit our legendary excursion sites: Explore the wonder of our incredible environment riding The Aiguille du Midi (3842m) most famous cable car in the world, the highest one in Europe !
Get on the romantic Montenvers rack and pinion railway to the Mer-de-Glace glacier (the second largest one in the Alps)… Take advantage of many other lifts giving you pedestrian access to mountain restaurants and exceptional view points, putting the magic of the mountains within your reach.
A paradise for sports enthusiasts all year round
An ideal destination in spring, summer and autumn with 45 outdoor activities ! Choose from a multitude of adventures such as mountain climbing, rock climbing, paragliding, running trails, mountain biking, canyoning, river rafting, fishing, golf and more…
For sport addicts, Chamonix has an excellent sports complex with indoor and brand new outdoor swimming-pools, water toboggan, climbing wall, fitness centre and spa facilities with saunas, Turkish bath, and ice skating rink, tennis/squash courts.
One of the best ski resorts in the world
In winter, Chamonix give you access to the most outstanding skiing from December to May, with excellent snow cover and springtime skiing conditions! A different way of skiing for all skiers offering a different panorama of Mont-Blanc each day. Adventure ski, magnificent glacier descents such as the mythical Vallée-Blanche, wide powder fields, tremendous off-piste skiing and fantastic vertical drops! The downhill skiing area “Grands-Montets” is a Mecca for skiers, snowboarders,free-riders, and speed-riders, providing an unforgettable experience. Ski Zen with a wide choice of gentle slopes, areas of pastures and forests, leisure parks for children and recreational areas for beginners. Nordic skiing with more than 40km of immaculate cross-country slopes with outstanding mountain scenery ! One pass valid in 3 countries around the Mont-Blanc mountain range (France, Switzerland, Italy)!
Chamonix-Mont Blanc Tourist Office
85 place du Triangle de l'Amitié
74400 Chamonix-Mont Blanc
Tel: +33 (0)4 50 53 00 24