is the site where you’ll find all the information about where Chamonix is, its location, how to get there, and in the long run you will also be presented with a lot of extra info about the French ski resort of Chamonix, the skiing and snowboarding, its après-ski scene, the other activities on offer there, the pluses and minuses of the resort and a lot more… So stay tuned!
So Where is Chamonix or Chamonix-Mont_Blanc as it is also known, the stage for the first winter Olympics, and the highest commune in France. Chamonix is located in the Haute Savoie department, which is itsel in the Rhones Alpe region. It is right across the border from another famous ski resort, but this time an Italian one, Courmayeur. It has an elevation of 995 to 4,810 m, and is, on top of being famous among skiers from around the world, it is also a huge magnet for climbers from all around the globe.
It is conveniently sited near the Italian as well as Swiss border. The world famous Mont Blanc tunnel will take you into Italian territory, on your way to Courmayeur, while the RN506a national road will take you to Switzerland. It is important to point out that the road to Chamonix is often covered in snow, and therefore extreme caution is advised when driving there.
The nearest airport to Chamonix is the Geneva Cointrin airport international, while the Saint Gervais train station will be your closest train station.
This French ski resort is great for families, individuals or groups, but it also offers many variants as far as the accommodation and extra snow activities are concerned. So now that you know where Chamonix is, use the search box on the right and see what accommodations are on offer in the French ski resort of Chamonix!