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Chamonix In winter, skiing is the most popular entertainment. Chamonix has excellent trails for skiers and snowboarders. Professional trainers provide trainings for those who are just beginning to learn the basics of skiing; the resort has several upscale ski schools, including ones for children. During summer, guests are offered to hike through the most beautiful mountain routes; various sports and fitness centers are available all year round.
This high-class ski resort is well known to winter sports enthusiasts from around the world; it features an abundance of attractive restaurants and bars. Here you can find restaurants … Open
One of the most popular skiing areas remains Aiguille de Midi; it is very difficult and steep slope, so only experienced skiers could overcome it. In addition to athletic training, holidaymakers can climb to the top of the mountain and enjoy the unforgettable scenery or take a stroll through the beautiful snowy mountain tunnels and bridges with a guide.
Le Brevent is the most suitable ski area for beginners; slopes there are very safe. Those preferring long cross-country skiing like La Vallee Blanche, the length of one of the routes running through its territory is 20 km. Here there is the highest lift at the resort, so travelers can fully appreciate the beauty of the mountainous regions. The top of Mont Blanc never ceases to attract travelers wishing to enjoy a panoramic view of the neighborhood at the highest point of the resort. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Chamonix is the world-famous ski resort that, among other things, is known for its rich cultural program. The resort hosts a huge number of sporting events and competitions, as well as … Open
In summer, excursions to the Lac Blanc enjoy great popularity, as path to it runs along the incredibly beautiful mountain terrain. Families can have a great time in Chamonix Sport Aventure. It offers a huge range of entertainment options, from skiing to skydiving. In warmer months, Parc de loisirs becomes a wonderful holiday destination; its territory has a decent selection of rides for children of all ages, as well as a great pool with slides.
Chamonix Fans of nightlife won’t be bored too; the Du Moulin club waits for its visitors every single evening. You can listen to your favorite music and have a beer at the O'Byrnes pub; L'Amnesia club is popular among fans of dancing. There are also attractive shops in Chamonix; the biggest selection of sports equipment can be found in Zero G Board & Bike Shop.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Chamonix
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale del Gran Paradiso' , 56.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Massif des Bauges' , 62.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Haut-Jura' , 85.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Chartreuse' , 103.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch' , 111.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Chamonix
♥   Amusement park 'Swiss Vapeur Parc' Le Bouveret, 52.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Walibi Rhône-Alpes' Les Avenières, 105.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Jungfrau Park' Interlaken, 115.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Chamonix
♥   Restaurant 'Panier des 4 Saisons' Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Matafan' Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Télécabine' Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Cap Horn' Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Rèvolâ' Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Type - Traditional cuisine. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Chamonix from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Aiguille du Midi

From the series “The World's Highest Observation Decks”
A pleasant surprise will wait for visitors at the top; there you will see a multi-level observation deck with comfortable seating areas and cozy cafes. The open wooden platform acts as a viewing point; it features interconnected tunnels and passages carved directly into the rock. The uppermost area is at an altitude of 3842 meters; it is about 70 meters above the floor. … Read further

Tortin Ski Slope

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
The big sharp stones, the cracks and the icy stretches on which you can slip through - even some professionals can not overcome this difficult path. The general length of the slopes, which are available to guests Verbier, is about 200 km. More than a quarter of the slopes are black. In many respects, the complexity of certain routes depends on the season. In the Hochwinter some difficult ski slopes completely hidden under the thick snowcrests and therefore fit even for the middle level athletes. … Read further

Cleuson-Dixence

From the series “The Greatest Dams in the World”
It should be noted that Cleuson-Dixence Dam is one of the country's most popular tourist attractions. In the middle of the 20th century the small house was built for the construction workers, which was later converted into the hotel. The experienced travelers recommend visiting this area in the second half of September. In this period, the water basin has the maximum water level, its depth can reach 284 meters. … Read further
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If you plan to stay in Norway only for several days, do not limit yourself to the capital. Hotels in Oslo are quite expensive but it is still better to book a hotel located close to the city center. Most tourists start their journey in Norway with Oslo as the biggest airport in the country is located in the capital. The capital’s major attractions include the Oslo Opera House, the Royal Palace, the National Museum, the Munch Museum, Grand Hotel, Parliament building, and Karl Johaus Gate Road. Visit the Munch Museum to see famous “The Scream” painting and then move to Aker Brygge harbor – most tourists come here to take pictures of old ships. Finally, the Grünerløkka neighborhood is a trendy place for everyone who likes partying at night or visiting cute vintage shops in the daytime. Read this

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Guide to your best city break in Chamonix - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Chamonix - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Chamonix?' disappears immediately.
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