Our apartment s in the village of Argentiere above the French Alpine town of Chamonix. It is a high quality modern two bedroom apartment sleeping 6 with plenty of off street parking. Located close to the centre of the village of Argentiere high up in the heart of the Chamonix Valley, France's most famous Alpine winter and summer resort. Access to the apartment is superb, just over one hours drive from Geneva International Airport and within a short walk of bus and rail services. Great views of Mont Blanc & the Argentiere Glacier come alive with the afternoon sun when the balcony makes the most of the ideal location.
The apartment is located just 100 metres walk from the world famous Grands Montets Ski Station and benefits from superb views direct onto Mont Blanc, Aiguille du Midi spire and the Argentiere Glacier. It is close to all amenities for your complete comfort and convenience winter or summer!
More information available at: MontBlancView.com
Information on Skiing in Chamonix Valley: There are few areas in the Alps that have as many opportunities for skiers & Outdoor Enthusiasts as the mountains of the Chamonix Valley.
Without doubt Chamonix offers some of the wildest and most beautiful skiing to be found anywhere in the World but also a vast choice of skiing for everyone from a complete novice , a confident intermediate or an off-piste expert there are an endless supply of skiing & boarding opportunities within the Chamonix Valley.
In the summer, the outdoor options are even more extensive with walking, climbing & cycling being the most popular of these especially if you take advantage of the many cable cars and funicular railway .
Perhaps the greatest single area for ski lovers is the Grands Montets, directly above our apartment and the village of Argentiere. The location offers unrivalled access to an incredible choice of high mountain skiing terrain including glacier and off piste skiing. Additionally, there are five major groomed ski areas within the valley and all easily accessible by car, bus or train. as both bus and train services stop 30 metres from the apartment.
The Main Ski Areas of the Chamonix Valley: : GRANDS MONTETS:
This is the largest ski area in the valley and the two lifts (Cable Car Teleferique and fast 4-man chair Telesiege) which give access to it, are only 100m from the apartment. These take you to the Lognan level (2000m) from which a second cable car leaves for the summit of the Aiguille des Grands Montets at 3233m and access to incredible skiing areas including directly onto the Argentiere Glacier. There is also a fast 16 man Gondola to the Aiguille a Bochard at 2766m as well as five other chair lifts including the Hearse giving access to a huge area of skiable terrain, on and off piste! There is nowhere in the world quite like this amazing area and it is all right on our doorstep!
Other well known ski areas within the valley include:
Le Brevant, Le Tour & Vallorcine, Le Flegere. All are connected by regular bus service from the apartment and all offer enough for a weeks skiing in their own right!