Chamonix, France

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Chamonix is a famous resort in the Haute-Savoie. Located at the foot of Mont Blanc, it is regarded as the birthplace and one of the capitals of mountaineering. It is also credited with hosting the first Winter Olympic Games in 1924. In 1760 the Genevan physicist Horace Benedict de Saussure established a prize for the first person to climb the Mont Blanc.

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Aiguille du Midi


Mont Blanc


Telecabine Panoramique Mont-Blanc


Glacier des Bossons


Lac Blanc

Body of Water

Le Brevent Cable Car

Ski & Snowboard Area

Vallee Blanche


Tramway du Mont-Blanc


La Jonction

Hiking Trail

Blue Mile Snowsports

Ski & Snowboard Area

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Gruyeres Day Trip with Chocolate Factory, Cheese Tasting and Panoramic Train Ticket from Chamonix

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Gruyères is one of the most famous places situated in the Swiss countryside. In this full day tour, you will visit this region and take a big breath of fresh air... Read More

Day Trip to Swiss Cities with a Visit to Chaplin's World and Steamer Boat Cruise from Chamonix

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In this full day tour, discover wonderful views of Switzerland, the Alps mountains and Geneva lake. Hear about the famous artists who fell in love with the region... Read More

Annecy Guided Tour from Chamonix

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Enjoy this small-group guided tour to discover the charming city of Annecy, also called the " Venice of the Alps". Annecy will offer your colourful and... Read More

Day Trip to Geneva and Annecy from Chamonix

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In this full day tour, discover the 1001 appearances of Geneva from its international area to the Old Town and complete the journey by visiting the nice town of... Read More

Day Trip to Geneva from Chamonix

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Escape from Chamonix and board a bus thourgh the Arve valley to discover the famous city of Geneva.On a guided city tour, you will discover the 1001 facets of... Read More

Montreux Chillon Day Trip from Chamonix

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Discover the castle of Chillon which is part of Swiss historical heritage. During this journey, you will also visit Lausanne, Vevey and Montreux on the shores... Read More

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