18FEB 2020
Tallest mountain in the Alps

Tallest mountain in the Alps

The Jungfrau is the westernmost and highest point of a gigantic 10 km wall dominating the valleys of Lauterbrunnen and Grindelwald. The wall is formed by the alignment of some of the biggest north faces in the Alps, with the Mönch (4, 107 m) and Eiger (3, 970 m) to the east of the Jungfrau, and overlooks…
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08FEB 2020
Mont Blanc UK Shop online

Mont Blanc UK Shop online

At the Montblanc Pelletteria in Florence the maison’s highly skilled artisans craft handsome leather goods of cultivated elegance. They nurture centuries-old traditions founded in the impeccable workmanship of the city’s craftspeople of the Renaissance era. With superb artistry and a drive to create…
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29JAN 2020
Chamonix Airport

Chamonix Airport

Geneva International Airport, formally named Genève Aéroport, is located 4 km northwest of Geneva city centre. The airport is partially located within the commune of Meyrin (France) and partially in the commune of Grand-Saconnex (Switzerland), with its northern limit along the Swiss–French border, thus…
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19JAN 2020
Les Houches skiing

Les Houches skiing

Like Le Tour this is a good place for beginners and intermediates , pistes runs from 950m to 1900m and lots of tree line skiing. More sheltered than the other ski areas, it s the place to go when the weather is bad. There are some good fun runs through the trees. There are 2 short, gentle beginners slopes at the top of both the Prarion and the Bellevue cable cars (the more…

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09JAN 2020
Mount Mont Blanc

Mount Mont Blanc

Climbers on Mt. Blanc, France Rising to 15, 771 feet (4807 meters), Mt. Blanc is the highest peak in the Alps and indeed all of Europe. Part of an enormous mountain massif that lies along the French-Italian border and reaches into Switzerland as well, Mt. Blanc was created by an upswelling of igneous rock from the bed of an ancient sea. Its peak, perpetually covered in snow…

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30DEC 2019
Chamonix nearest airport

Chamonix nearest airport

Distance: 100km Duration: 1hr 15mins Directions from Geneva Airport to Chamonix This route avoids Geneva centre and is usually quicker although about 14km longer. The toll cost is the same as driving through Geneva city centre, but a Swiss Vignette is required (CHF 40). on leaving the airport, join the main road, Route De Pré-Bois heading South West; follow the green autoroute…

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20DEC 2019
Chamonix Sud apartments

Chamonix Sud apartments

To keep the rating score and review content relevant for your upcoming trip, we archive reviews older than 24 months. Only a customer who has booked through Booking.com and stayed at the property in question can write a review. This allows us to verify that our reviews come from real guests like you. Who better to tell others about the free breakfast, friendly staff, or their…

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10DEC 2019
Skiing Piste

Skiing Piste

No, this is about the backcountry. All my life I’ve defended the right of individuals to ski where they choose in the Alps, provided that they have both the avalanche education and the essential safety equipment to do so. Like the ocean, the mountain provides freedom and deep pleasure, but it can also be unimaginably cruel. A close friend of mine, a French mountain guide with…

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30NOV 2019
Ski resorts in Chamonix

Ski resorts in Chamonix

In 2006 , a 6-person chair lift was built up to the Index creating much better access to some great on and off-piste skiing. A 4-person chair lift, La Trappe, was also recently built and has increased the rate from 1 people per hour to 2400 per hour. There is a 100 vehicle car park right in front of the lift at Les Praz. It can fill quickly so, arrive early or use the free…

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