Chamonix ski resort AlpsChamonix (1200m)  is a fantastic mountain base resort at the foot of the Grands Montets Glacier. Offering easy access to the skiing, Chamonix is an ideal base for keen skiers and has all the local facilities you will need for your stay. Chamonix lies about 5 miles further up the Chamonix valley towards the village of Le Tour.

Short Ski Break Chamonix


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The skiing


Ski facts



The resort of Argentière is part of the ski domain of Chamonix.
Chamonix offers a multitude of slopes for all levels, each ski area having its own merit. Tremendously long slopes, skiing through the trees, freeride and off-piste, beginners slopes : an infinite number of possibilities for snowriders and mountain lovers alike.
Chamonix's skiing extends over 3 main areas : Brévent/Flégère, offering south-facing slopes and exceptional views of the Mont-Blanc chain, the Grands Montets, high altitude north-facing slopes which dominate the village of Argentière and the Balme area, wide open slopes at the top of the Chamonix valley, bordering on Switzerland. The sister resort of les Houches lies at the opposite end of the valley and is accessible with the Mont-Blanc Unlimited ski pass.



Slopes: 152 km
Ski lift: 49

1 snowpark
Altitude difference: 2240m

The lift pass Chamonix le Pass, provides access to the 3 main areas (excluding the top cable car at the Grands Montets) and to all the beginners slopes..
The lift pass Unlimited, provides access to all Chamonix's ski areas, the Courmayeur and funivie Monte Bianco areas and also to the sightseeing lifts and trains: Aiguille du Midi, train du Montenvers and tramway du


Après ski




Argentière provides an atmosphere more relaxed than in Chamonix. But the resort features all the same  animations: several remarkable bars and arious restaurants and quality nightclubs.
Amenities: Supermarket, bakery, food and regional products shops, gifts shop, sport shops...



The resort features other activities: Hill-walkers wear snowshoes and set out to explore the white frosted expanses of nature. If you dream of the trapper's life, then try a dog-sledding  taster.
The sky's the limit: paragliding, between the sky and the snow : speed riding, a discipline to discover!



Par route :
Accès direct par l'Autoroute Blanche E25 - A40 reliée au réseau routier européen.
A 16 km de la Suisse par le Col des Montets
A 15 km de l'Italie par le Tunnel du Mont-Blanc

Par train:
Correspondances par Train Express Régional (TER) vers Saint Gervais Les Bains - Le Fayet à 20 km de Chamonix.

Par avion:
Aéroport de Genève: 90 km (1h11)
Aéroport de Turin: 179 km (2h13)
Aéroport de Lyon: 232 km (2h29)