Take a private helicopter city tour of th e legendary town of Chamonix. See the fascinating Mont-Blanc Mountain, 4,810 metres of rock, snow and ice. Enjoy some shopping at the town centre.
The Chamonix valley attracts tourists from all over the world. A mixture of spectacular scenery and alpine history comes together at the foot of Mont-Blanc.
Chamonix – Aiguille du midi
Discover Chamonix’s major attraction – for more than 50 years, the Aiguilles du Midi, the only journey like it in the world! The highest cable car of Europe climbs more than 2700m and offers a unique journey between the ground and the sky to reach the panoramic terraces, which has the biggest glaciers and highest peaks in Europe. The 3777 m high laid-out terraces offers a breathtaking 360° view of all the French Swiss & Italian Alps and a clear view of Mont Blanc. Savour culinary specialities in a unique setting (high altitude restaurant). Enjoy the brand new ‘pas dans le vide’ a sky walk structure, made of glass, facing the beautiful Mont-Blanc mountain perched 1000 metres on the top of the valley of Chamonix.
Chamonix -mer De Glace & Montenvers
Step into the pages of history! The Montenvers rack railway starts from Chamonix and climbs to an altitude of 1913 m and reaches the bottom of the Mer de Glace, France’s largest glacier (7km long, 200 m thick). This historic site marked the start of Alpine tourism in the 19th century and offers a panoramic view of famous peaks such as Les Drus (3754m) and the Grandes Jorasses (4208m).
Enjoy a traditional meal at a place full of authenticity built in 1880. Tour the famous Glaciorium, the crystal gallery and the “Ice Cave” to enter into the very heart of the glacier. The ‘Mer de Glace’ which offers an extraordinary natural spectacle is a live area of 40 km2 and at 7 km long, its width varies between 700 and 1950 m and on average the ice is 200 m thick and can sometimes exceed 400 m. The Mer de Glace advances at 90 m per year, and at up to 130 m in places. The Ice cave, re-sculpted every year, describes the life of mountain people in the early 19th century (350 steps).
CHAMONIX – A day in Italy
Admire the road to Italy though the legendary Mont-Blanc tunnel, measuring 11,600 metres long, which passes through the Mont Blanc chain arriving at Courmayeur, a traditional Italian resort surrounded by spectacular scenery.
The village of Courmayeur oozes with history and charm, its cobbled streets and traditional old buildings, plenty of good restaurants, bars and lots of attractive shops.
Visit to Aosta, the valley’s largest town, an old Roman town full of monuments, shops and restaurants, framed by epic mountains. Shop at the city centre and party at ones of the coolest night clubs.
Chamonix Winter Agenda
Night Slalom FIS – The ski event in Chamonix where the French national team will compete against skiers from all over the world.
Hockey match – Magnus Ligue championship – Chamonix vs Epinal and Chamonix vs Grenoble
Freeride World Tour – The Best Riders on the Best Mountains at the Ultimate Free ride Competition The carnival – the grand parade in the city center.
Chamonix in Red – Reviving the tradition, Chamonix French Ski School instructors invitation to the winter celebration : live music, mulled wine, a giant tartiflette, a cauldron of hot chocolate…..
Black Week-End – Wild skiing: off piste, test, tartiflette or a “hot dog” (a dual track of mogul skiing), organized by the brand, Black Crows skis. As for music: three stages of which two are at high altitude. Twenty live performances and dj sets
Chamonix – Other Winter Tours
- Geneve – Vip Shopping
- Gourmet Escape
- Italy – Ferrari On Ice
Chamonix Winter Optional Activities
- Ski Pass And Ski Lessons
- Freestyle Skying
- Snow Shoeing
- Ice Skating Sledging
- Dog Sleigh
- Ski Joering
- Paragliding And Free Fall
- Sport Driving On Ice
- Helicopter And Plane
- Hot Air Balloon
- Luxury Chalet Rental