The oldest winter resort in the world Chamonix is located at the foot of Mont Blanc. Chamonix-Mont-Blanc was the site of the first Winter Olympics in 1924. Now, Chamonix is a popular French ski resort. The commune of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc includes 16 villages and hamlets: Argentière 1252 m, le Tour 1462 m, Montroc, Le Planet, Les Chosalets, le Lavancher, Les Bois, Les-Praz-de-Chamonix 1060 m, Les Pècles, Les Mouilles, Les Barrats, Les Pélerins, Les Tines, Les Gaillands, and Les Bossons 1012 m.
In a valley beat specially prepared slopes 69 marked pistes: “green”, “blue”, “red” and “black” with a total length of 140 kms.
Ski pass Mont Blanc is for 3 countries: Chamonix Valley, France, also in Courmayeur, Italy and Verbier- Grand Ski, Switzerland. It offers also unlimited access to the Chamonix swimming pool, skating rink and museums.
Chamonix Valley has a lot of places to stay in Chamonix such as cheap hotels Chamonix, Chamonix chalet, Chamonix apartments or cheap ski accommodations Chamonix for any Chamonix accommodations budget.
Chamonix is easily accessible from any European capital city. Chamonix located on the border with Italy 11-kilometer tunnel connects the country under a mountain of Mont Blanc and Switzerland. Nearest airports from Chamonix are Geneva (80 km, 1.5 hours), Lyon (226 km, 4 hours).
There are several ways to get from Geneva to Chamonix.
One of the Chamonix transfer options which is very effective is to take a shuttle minibus from one of the many Chamonix transfer companies.
You can also car hire at the airport Geneva to Chamonix or take a train to travel to Chamonix by train. Chamonix is served by the SNCF railway. The Mont Blanc Express serves all villages from St Gervais-le Fayet to Martigny( Switzerland) including also Chamonix.