Chamonix is a town and popular ski resort in the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in central eastern France. It is located in the eastern portion of The Alps and the scenery is stunning here. Chamonix has about 10,000 inhabitants living in one of the highest communes of the country at around 1,000 metres above sea level.
From the Chamonix Travel Guide
just stayed 3 nights at AWA Chamonix Chalet Whymper, from 13-15 July 2010. The location is the killer. You have the best location, almost next to the tourist info center and just next to the town center but still you are in a very quietly location. Oh, and a supermarket just next to you, which is very handy. Cleanliness... they could imporve. ... more
Enjoyed our stay, amazing value for money. Clean, basic warm and plenty of hot water. What more do you want? My only consern is that there is a noisy bar in the basment and if you were a light sleeper it WILL keep you up..... I am pleased to say I'm not and it didn't! ... more
We were in Chamonix for one night and needed a place to get organized for our Chamonix to Zermatt walk. The Le Vert Hotel was an excellent place to do this. It is about three km from the center of town and has good bus service. The room we got could not open with the key and the hotel clerk gave us another room that was great. ... more
Barcelona to Venice via the Alps.
Thank you so much for the info. Very helpful. Chambéry was another idea I had. What I would dearly love to do on our spare day, is to somehow make our way to Chamonix and take the cable car ...
Less typical things to see in Geneva
Have you thought about skiing in Geneva? I see you are already going to the alps but Geneva has some great sites especially Chamonix. It's a must see! Claire ...
Anybody knows these Alps cities?
I would like to know if anybody knows or lives in these Alps cities or surroundings, please: Annecy, Chamonix, Aosta, Cuneo, Lugano, Locarno, Bolzano, Trento, Belluno... I have been looking for information in internet but it will be much better for me to know this from people who live, has travelled ...