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Chamonix

Evolution 2
Evolution 2 has ski bunnies of all levels flocking to its classes; the all-mountain course is its crowning glory.
ESF de Chamonix
With an emphasis on on-pisted skiing, ESF de Chamonix will sharpen up your ski skills enough for you to show off on the slope.
Elevation 1904
Elevation 1904 is one of the most famous après ski venues in Chamonix, with plenty of al fresco seating for drunken fun in the sun.
Eden Les Praz
Eden Les Praz boasts a menu to-dine-for, with a mouthwatering menu of simple dishes cooked well.
Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix
As one of the most respected guide operators in Chamonix, Compagnie des Guides will have you up and on the slopes in no time.
Club Med
Club Med is a byword for style and sophistication, so it's hardly surprising that the spa at its Chamonix outpost is one of the best in the area.
Chamonix Summer Activities for Adrenaline Junkies
Chamonix Guiding
Chamonix Guiding offers ready-made-itineraries or tailored routes, depending on what you're after; headed up by mountain man Sébastien Montaz, you'll certainly be in safe hands.
Chamonix Experience
25 experienced guides await at Chamonix Experience, where you can choose from a variety of itineraries to really get the best out of the mountain.
Chambre 9
Expect loud rock music and strong drinks at this après-ski favourite; indeed, Chambre 9 is where the after-party's at, and everyone's invited!
Chalet Valhalla
Chalet Valhalla is one of the coolest chalets in Chamonix; located at the foot of the Vallee Blanche, it offers room for up to 16 people in super-stylish surroundings.
Chalet Refuge de Lognan
Chalet-Refuge de Lognan is one of the best restaurants on the mountains, thanks in large part to its secreted away location.
Chalet Le Marti
With space for 20 skiers, Chalet Le Marti proves that big is beautiful with plenty of room for apres-ski fun; add to that the services of a personal chef and waiting staff and you're guaranteed a good stay.
Chalet des Drus
Immaculately designed chalet pitting the traditional against the modern.
Chalet Bibendum
Private catered lodge at the foot of Mont-Blanc is among the more luxurious chalets in Chamonix.
Casa Valerio
Casa Valerio serves up ridiculously Fresh Italian fare; the pizza is particularly good here, and locals flock in their pasta-loving droves.
Brevent and La Flegere
Be sure to pack your passport if braving Brevent - you may end up in Switzerland!
Atelier Café
Set beside the shimmering river, Atelier Café is the perfect place to wind down after a morning on the slopes; light bites provide fuel for those who aren't done for the day.
Argentière & Grand Montets
The most difficult on-piste skiing in Chamonix...
Amazon Creek chalet brings luxury to Chamonix
Deep in the Les Bossons area of the Chamonix valley, the Amazon Creek chalet provides luxury and comfort for avid skiers.
Amazon Creek
Amazon Creek is one of the chicest chalets on the slopes; five fabulous bedrooms offer sumptuous ski style while the heated outdoor swimming pool would thaw out even the iciest of skiers.
Alpina
Three-star doesn't necessarily mean below-par, as the Alpina proves; with comfortable rooms and an on-site spa, this is one of Chamonix's super-stays.
Albert 1er
The jewel in Chamonix's culinary crown; Albert 1er has it all, from fabulous French flare to super-stylish surroundings. Book to avoid obvious disappointment.
Aiguille du Midi (Vallée Blanche)
As the longest off-piste run in the world, Vallée Blanche lives up to its notorious name with terrain that would challenge even the most seasoned skiier.

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