Practical information about Chamonix
Chamonix in a few
From its full name "Chamonix-Mont-Blanc", or "Cham" to the friends, Chamonix is one of the legendary high-altitude cities to which winter sports and outdoor enthusiasts come together every year. Who thinks about Chamonix thinks about the famous Aiguille du Midi, one of the main tourist attractions of the area, and the vast ski areas of the valley. Better to be in the category of experienced ski in Chamonix, because the slopes are rather rough and the climate is sometimes capricious. As James Bond has witnessed, who chose the tracks surrounding Chamonix to shoot" Le monde ne suffit pas” (The world is not enough) ...
When should I come?
The climate is similar to a mountain climate, where the winter seasons are cold and snowy with an average of 2 ° C in January and February, contrasting with a generally pleasant summer and where temperatures regularly exceed 25 ° C. Whatever the season, Chamonix remains a great place to spend a holiday.
Good to know!
Chamonix welcomes many tourists in August and during the winter sports season. Lovers of calm, remember to book outside school holidays. Prices will also be much more attractive.