About the property
- Apartment968 sq. ft.
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights
3 Bedrooms, luxury bath and shower rooms, balcony, views, woodburner, sleeps 6
Newly renovated to a very high standard, this apartment is set over two floors in a traditional stone chalet in the heart of the old village of Le Tour, providing excellent self-catering accommodation for both summer and winter rentals. The apartment provides perfect access to the many exciting winter and summer activities for which the valley is famed. It is a two minute walk to both the nursery slopes and the Le Tour cable car which gives access to excellent intermediate skiing and snowboarding. Argentiere, with its demanding runs and some of the best off-piste skiing in Europe, is a short five minute drive away. The apartment has benefited from recent refurbishment yet retains its traditional charm and features. It would provide the perfect base for families or couples looking to explore the valley. Our excellent English and French speaking agent will meet and greet you and be on hand during your stay to help and advise you.
Winter in the Chamonix valley.: Some of the best and most demanding skiing and snowboarding in the world is to be found in the valley, with some 200 lifts and 600kms of pistes. For intermediates and experts some of the longest and steepest runs are to be found at the Grand Montets (3200m) in Argentiere as well as at the Aiguille du Midi (3825m) in Chamonix itself. Le Tour offers excellent conditions for beginners and intermediates alike and is ideal for a family holiday. Because of the situation the quality of the snow remains good until late in the season. For those who prefer cross-country skiing there are a number of trails in the valley. In addition, Le Tour boasts more sunshine than any other part of the valley!
Summer in the Chamonix valley: The valley is equally fabulous in the summer as in winter! Chamonix is the centre for mountaineering in Europe and houses the French mountaineering school. In addition, there are opportunities for the adventurous to try their hand at canoeing, white water rafting, mountain biking and paragliding. The summer luge (kids of all ages love this!) and the Foret d'Aventure (trails with ropes up in the trees) can be found in Chamonix. If you prefer your pursuits a little gentler, there are walks and hikes of varying lengths and difficulties. Many of the cable cars are open during the summer months so that everyone can enjoy the spectacular panoramas of Mont Blanc and the neighbouring peaks. Two tramways operate - to the Mer de Glace (largest glacier in Europe) from Chamonix and the St Gervais Tramway affording fantastic views of Mont Blanc. There are also nature reserves within a few miles, plus the more usual tennis, swimming and horse riding.
What else?: Le Tour is ideally situated for exploring a little further afield. Switzerland is just a short drive away and Italy is easily accessible via the Mont Blanc Tunnel. If you prefer to stay put, Chamonix has much to recommend it - a wide variety of shops, cafes and restaurants, with weekend markets in both Chamonix and Argentiere.
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- English, French, German
- Calendar last updated:
- May 22, 2018
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Le Tour 2017
We stay in a lovely home-stay, we did enjoy it, especially around le tour. Fantastic view and really calm valley. When we visit this area again we would like to ask there for a further stay.
Stunning property. Well designed and presented.
The property is fantastic as it is very roomy and well designed. It has been recently redecorated and was very clean and comfortable. The sky light and fire place were an especially attractive feature.
There was plenty of room for storage and the kitchen was very well equipped.
The apartment is quite and tranquil which made it a very relaxing stay. The bedrooms were a very good size and the beds were very comfortable.
Overall we had a fabulous stay in this apartment and would definitely return for another visit.
Perfect chalet in the perfect location
Our first ski holiday in over 15years and a perfect place to go. The chalet is located right on the slopes with access to the nursery slopes and numerous other runs within a couple of minutes walk and you really can ski back right to the front door - no need to join the bus loads of people being shuttled to and fro each day. The chalet has been beautifully renovated with every home comfort you would need and a log fire for the end of a long day on the slopes.
Ann was really helpful in helping us organize our holiday from airport transfers to ski lessons, ski hire and restaurant recommendations.
A perfect week away - just wish it could have been longer. We look forward to returning.
Fabulous, well situated 3 bedroom chalet
Safe arrival after driving from England to a well equipped, clean, warm and homely chalet. Not much snow on arrival but enough during stay to ski. Free bus to other pistes in the valley widen the ski area. Plenty of lovely restaurants in Argentiere which also has yummy bakery and supermarket with all the basics. If you want to venture further into Chamonix then there is plenty more. Male swimmers don't forget your skimpies for the pool. Would definitely recommend to friends and mobile family.
We have been to Chamonix several times in the past and this was by far the best location and most fun. The apartment is great and has everything you need. You can walk to the lifts at Le Tour and ski back to the apartment. The bus stop is a stones throw away and gets you to Les Grand Montets within 15 minutes. Le Tour is a great place to relax and really enjoy the area. We'll come back and stay here in the future for sure.
Very comfortable, well located chalet
We had an excellent week, nothing like coming back to this chalet after a good days skiing to a warm boot room, log burner, comfy sofa and a hot shower/bath. Ski in/ski out very close to the piste - very well fitted out and very comfortable - we hope to be back again.
Le Tour is one of the highest naturally-occurring villages in Europe at 1500 metres. It is a short five minute drive to the small town of Argentiere and about 15 minutes down the valley to Chamonix. The Swiss border is 5 miles away at Martigny. Other Activities: canoeing, white-water rafting
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
A 25% deposit is required upon booking with the remainder to be paid 8 weeks before your holiday. Cleaning costs 50€ and, together with a refundable security deposit of £150/200€ against breakages/damage, is payable before your stay. The security deposit will be returned within 2 weeks of your return. Bedlinen and towels are not included but may be rented at extra cost (please ask for details) or you may take your own.