Chamonix

Luxury Ski Chalets

Luxury Ski chalets in Chamonix France are not widespread but we have handpicked some of the best luxury ski chalets in the Chamonix valley to provide our guests with the ultimate experience in Chamonix.

Chamonix 

 

The Chamonix Valley is a truly unique ski area in the Alps. Unlike many other resorts, Chamonix was not a purpose-built resort, constructed purely for ski holidays. This traditional alpine resort has always been a fully functioning town that is open year-round. It is famous for being the birthplace for mountaineering and alpine activities in Europe. All varieties of accommodation can be found here, our speciality is in luxury ski chalets with a wealth of amenities & services.

 

The Chamonix Valley ski area benefits from having skiing on both the north and south facing sides of the valley. It also has an area of skiing at each end of the valley. The valley is 23 km long and 2 km wide.

 

Skiing in Chamonix

 

Skiing in Chamonix is a great experience for novice and accomplished skiers alike. There is access to 5 different ski areas as well as options to ski the most famous  high mountain off piste itinerary, the Vallee Blanche   Chamonix neighbours the incredible Italian resort of Courmayeur. Advanced skiing in Chamonix is very well known due to its easy accessibility onto the back-country terrain. However, there is fantastic choices of pistes for intermediate and beginner skiers alike. Les Houches, Balme and Courmayeur have the best variety of terrain catering for skiers of all ability levels. For advanced skiers, Les Grands Montets and Vallée Blanche areas are a must. Les Grands Montets resort is known as being one of the best off piste ski resorts in the Alps. People travel from all over the globe to have the opportunity to ski this fantastic resort. Les Grands Montets offers more than 2,000m of vertical skiing terrain spread over three huge bowls, including the very picturesque Argentiere glacier.

The Vallée Blanche

 

The Vallée Blanche area, has the world’s largest ski lift-served vertical descent of 2,807 metres. The back-country area, covering 22km features high mountain and glacial skiing. It is recommended to have a mountain guide when skiing “off-piste”, particularly in the Vallée Blanche.

Brevent & Flegere

For Intermediate and beginner skiers, Le Brévent and La Flégère are a great place to start. They offer great well-groomed pistes, southern exposure and some of the most incredible panoramic views of the Alps.

Les Houches & Le Tour

At each end of the valley is Les Houches and Balme (more commonly known as Le Tour). Les Houches is home to the Kandahar World Cup Skiing Event and is a very traditional Savoyarde ski resort with lots of charming mountain restaurants. Les Houches sits in the tree level making it perfect for bad weather days. Many of our ski in/ski out luxury ski chalets are located on the beautiful pistes of Les Houches. There is also a large plateau area at the top which provides gentle slops for beginner skiers as well as nordic skiing / skating and snow shoeing.

Le Tour is also a beginner friendly ski area with large open pistes as well as tree lined runs. There is also intermediate skiing and some great off piste areas, recommended for the very advanced skier.

Courmayeur

The final area is the Courmayeur ski area, just the other side of the Mont Blanc tunnel in Italy. You will find most deck chairs in the mountain restaurants will be occupied by people enjoying a bit of the Aosta valley sunshine. Courmayeur offers a good variety of pistes, some fantastic mountain restauranst and can cater to all skiing abilities. All of this is included in your Mont Blanc Unlimited lift pass, offering you vast and varied areas to explore.

Key Facts

SKI AREA: CHAMONIX VALLEY
Resort Height1035m
Skiing Elevation1035-3840m
Pistes155km
Green16%
Blue36%
Red32%
Black16%

Getting Here

SKI AREA: CHAMONIX VALLEY
Geneva (GVA)1h 15m / 95km
Chambery (CMF)1h 45m / 145km

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