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
Ideal and relaxing location when one has gone over there, only for a "stage" and to tray summit de Mont Blanc. ... more
Working in the Alpes
Chamonix? I know a lot of people from here go to Chamonix to ski, also Innsbruck seems quite popular with English speakers. ...
French Alps in June
Thank you. It just seems that the good guide books emphasize Chamonix. So, I am curious about the best place to spend precious few days! ...
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 ...