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Chamonix. Recreation and entertainment

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Chamonix is divided into three ski areas: the Le Brevent - Flegere trails on the southern slopes of Mont Blanc, the trails located on the north side - Grand Monte and the Balmes trails, located in the Chamonix Valley, which borders Switzerland.

Chamonix can be considered the birthplace of the Winter Olympics, it was here that the first Winter Olympic Games were held in 1924.

Also here is located the pearl of French ski resorts -"White Valley", one of the most the world's longest tracks, its length is over 20 kilometers.

The total number of tracks in Chamonix is 150, in total their length is more than 150 kilometers. The resort has 49 lifts (including 6 cable cars, 21 drag lifts, the number of chair lifts -18, and gondola lifts - 4).

A snow park with a half-pipe is organized for snowboarders. For lovers of night skiing, there is the illuminated Bosson trail.

Those who wish can take mountaineering walks or a short excursion by helicopter, pay tribute to the hobby of hang gliding or have fun on a sled ride.

The resort has a network of bus routes. transporting guests of Chamonix to different tracks. The road to the slopes is on average 7 to 15 minutes. A single network of lifts is not provided here.


There is a twelve-kilometer tunnel under Mont Blanc, using which you can easily get to the Italian resort of Courmayeur. And, of course, you can get to Italy from here on skis, having got over the highway over the pass.

The resort has the following opportunities for recreation: a casino, several cinemas, discos, restaurants, bars, shops. In addition, on the territory of Chamonix, there is a mountaineering museum, an observatory and an annual Ice Museum.

Tennis courts, squash courts, an 8-lane bowling alley, billiards are also provided for vacationers.

You can stay in Chamonix in hotels (there are over 90 of them) or in apartments, the number of which exceeds 4000. The category of comfort at the resort is different, depending on your financial capabilities, you can choose a suitable option.


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