Dormio Resort Les Portes Du Mont Blanc is situated in the quiet, charming mountain village of Vallorcine. You will find this village in the enchanting valley of Chamonix, surrounded by the beautiful mountain landscape of the French Alps. Vallorcine is concealed behind Col des Montets, at the foot of the Aiguilles Rouges, and the surrounding area offers spectacular skiing and walking in the beautiful natural environment. With a ski lift and piste at its doorstep, Dormio Resort Les Portes Du Mont Blanc is the perfect destination for true winter sports enthusiasts!
The French Alps have a beautiful natural landscape with impressive views in both winter and summer. An absolute highlight is the top of the Aiguille du Midi, which offers a spectacular view of Mont Blanc and Italy. A brisk, long walk will take you to the summit, or you can take the cable car, which goes steeply up the mountainside. The route to the highest point is quite an experience in itself, and from there you can take in the beautiful view. Are you a true daredevil? Go and have a look in the glass cube, where you can look down as much as 1,000 metres through a glass floor!
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At the foot of Mont Blanc, at an altitude of 1,035 metres, you will find the charming town of Chamonix. Did you know that the first Olympic Winter Games took place here in 1924? Since then, Chamonix has developed into a popular holiday destination for winter sports enthusiasts! But if you want to do more during your winter holiday, there are all kinds of other activities available in Chamonix. Go for a walk in the charming town centre along historic buildings and palaces or visit the activity park, where you can enjoy the toboggan runs and climbing walls with the whole family.
You can use the train to and from Chamonix free of charge when you stay at Dormio Resort Les Portes Du Mont Blanc. The train stops right beside the entrance to our resort, so it’s very easy to visit the charming town centre! At the resort’s reception you can get a train ticket or ask any questions you might have.
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The city of Geneva in Switzerland is about a 1.5 hour drive from the resort. Geneva has many beautiful sights, such as the St Pierre Cathedral, Place du Bourg du Four, the Geneva Water Fountain and Parc des Bastions. A visit to this beautiful city is certainly worth the effort!
The beautiful town of Annecy is about a 1.5-hour drive from the resort. Annecy is also called “the Venice of the Alps” or “the Pearl of the Alps”. It is situated between the mountains by the famous lake, Lac d’Annecy. Because of its mediaeval town centre with beautiful sights, we are sure Annecy is a town you will feel you must visit!
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