Chamonix Mont Blanc, skiing and alpinism capital, a worldwide well known site, to visit year round. Mont-Blanc. Everyone will end up in Chamonix to see the legendary Mont Blanc one day!!
Indeed, it will be quite surprising to discover a small town with a cosmopolitan and lively atmosphere. Chamonix Mont Blanc's reputation reach beyond the borders, tourists from around the world come to see and climb this giant of glowing purity.
Chamonix as a tourist destination has the reputation for the extreme and this is undoubtedly true, but it can mask a wide range of sports and leisure activities, nightlife and stunning scenery. Chamonix is the perfect place to come for a week end, a holiday, a season or a lifetime because you will never be short of things to do and still dazzled by the beauty of the mountains. The lively streets of Chamonix are a colorful mix of sport shops, mountain guide offices, ski schools, bars restaurants and cafés.
Whether you are a contemplative or sports oriented in Chamonix, you will never get tired of the view on the Aiguilles de Chamonix and Aiguilles Rouges mountain ranges, overlooking the valley up to its highest point at 4810 meters: the summit of Mont Blanc, highest one in Western Europe.
To see in Chamonix : Alpine Museum and Patrimonial Museum, Cristal and Quartz Museum, the Mont Blanc observatory, the Casino, the Aiguille du Midi cabble car and site of Step into the void, the Mer de Glace and train of Montenvers. Glaciers of les Bossons Mont Blanc, of Argentiere and of Le Tour. View of Mont Blanc mountain range from the summit of the Brévent cabble car