Ski Holidays in Chamonix, France

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A ski holiday in Chamonix is considered by many to be heaven for the serious skier. Described as the capital of Alpine sport, with off-piste terrain to test the very best in the Vallée Blanche and the Grands Montets in Argentière, Chamonix ski holidays will always provide enough to test even the most seasoned skier. With its position next to Mont Blanc, awe-inspiring scenery and a beautiful town, skiing Chamonix is also more than easy on the eye.
Chamonix Ski Holidays: The Skiing
Ski holidays in Chamonix do favour more advanced skiers. Beginners may perhaps struggle. Chamonix is one of the great resorts, one that attracts the best skiers - people who really want to challenge themselves. It retains a special aura - one that only a few resorts in the world manage to create. If you want flattering motorway pistes by the bucketload, we suggest you head elsewhere. If you want the thrill of pushing yourself to the limits, go for a Chamonix ski holiday - hang out with the pros and the bums, see some of the best skiing and boarding around and, best of all, boast to your friends about skiing on 'real mountains'…

Chamonix Ski Holidays: Off the Snow
They'll tell you the good restaurants, things to do all year-round and it's just over an hour from Geneva airport. However, there are also some draw backs to a ski holiday in Chamonix; it is a somewhat disjointed ski resort, made up of a series of smaller bus-linked resorts. Getting about can therefore be difficult if you're without a car. It is also very popular, so traffic can be terrible, while lift queues still vex the most relaxed (notably the top half of the Grands Montets cable car). It is also expensive, with shopping nearly toppling skiing as the favourite pastime, plus a lot of the skiing in Chamonix requires a guide (most of whom are excellent).

That said, if you're after a ski holiday that can really challenge you and push you to your limits, then you can't go far wrong with a ski holiday in Chamonix.
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Why Chamonix?
- Capital of Alpine sport
- Next to Mont Blanc
- Awe-inspiring scenery
- A beautiful town
- Off-piste to test the best
- Rocking nightlife
- Excellent restaurants
- One hour from Geneva airport

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