Chamonix is a charming alpine town in France, Haute-Savoie, in the Rhône-Alps, on the border between Switzerland and Italy, offering a variety of facilities for relaxation: the scenery of the dashing Alps, inviting restaurants with à la carte menus, up to the extraordinary quality of the ski slopes (90% of the skiing is at an altitude of over 2,000 m), seasoned with around 40 km cross-country trails and 17 km of winter walking paths. The mountain activities are essential, from snowshoeing, ice climbing to paragliding and more…
Once you have arrived in Chamonix, everything you see and what surrounds you, it is a divine landscape protected by the mountains – the stunning Alps, always covered with snow, forming a nest in the middle of which lies this gorgeous town, Chamonix, so loved by people around the world attracted by its magical lands.
Chamonix situated on the River Arve, is crossed by a muddy and rushed torrent formed due to the melting glaciers in the area.
Mer de Glace is the largest glacier in Europe – about 15 km and hundred meters wide. A cave was built inside the glacier, so the view is excitingly beautiful and bluish.
Aiguille du Midi is one of the highest cable cars in the world, which starts at an altitude of 1035m and reaches 3810m, with the fastest growing in the world from the base to the top. The landscape is a beauty that can hardly be described in words.
For one of the most charming and sensational views over the famous Mont Blanc, choose Brevent cable car or Bellevue funicular that offers seductive views over the valley of Chamonix and Mont Blanc.