Visit the attractive town of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Visit the attractive town of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc: for true mountain lovers


  • As a resort guest you travel by train for free
  • A popular town all year round
  • Alpine capital of the world
  • Perfect for a day out

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, or just Chamonix, is an attractive small town at the foot of Mont Blanc, which holds many surprises for true mountain lovers! Because of its excellent location in a valley between mountain ridges, Chamonix is a busy tourist destination. Chamonix is sometimes referred to as the “alpine capital of the world.” The perfect destination for a day out during your stay in the French Alps!

As a guest of Dormio Resort Les Portes Du Mont Blanc you can travel to and from Chamonix by train for free. At the resort’s reception you can get a train ticket or ask for more information.

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Highlights in Chamonix

Highlights in Chamonix

Take a stroll around Chamonix town centre and look at the charming buildings or enjoy a drink and a snack on one of the welcoming terraces! There are also many activities on offer. For example, Chamonix has an ice rink, a swimming-pool, a sauna, a climbing wall and two indoor tennis/squash courts. We also recommend visiting the Alpine Museum. And don’t forget to try the Rablochonade! This is a delicious raclette using the famous regional cheese. You can buy this famous cheese, Tomme de Savoie, in one of the many attractive shops and enjoy it when you are back home.

Winter sports in Chamonix

Enjoy yourself in the large ski area in Chamonix. The first Olympic Winter Games took place here in 1924! Experienced skiers can ski down the mountains Le Brévent and La Flégère on intermediate to very hard pistes. A great challenge! This ski area has green, blue, red and black pistes, so it is also suitable for less experienced skiers. You can also take part in many other winter sports here. You can have a go at cross-country skiing or ice climbing, or you can make a breathtaking hang-gliding trip while taking in the beautiful views.

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Chamonix in the summer

Chamonix in the summer

The attractive town of Chamonix is not only great in the winter; it also has lots to offer in the summer! This area is excellent for hiking, road cycling, mountain biking or paragliding with spectacular views of Mont Blanc. You can also enjoy various water sports, like rafting, kayaking and canoeing. The area is beautiful all year round, especially in the spring and the summer, when the hills are a carpet of flowers.

Book your stay near Chamonix

In the authentic mountain village of Vallorcine, near Chamonix, you will find Dormio Resort Les Portes Du Mont Blanc. Our resort is situated at the foot of Mont Blanc and is a popular holiday destination all year round! Enjoy the extensive facilities at our resort, including a cosy restaurant during winter and an indoor swimming-pool with wellness facilities. And as a guest at our resort, you can travel to and from Chamonix by train for free. The ideal destination for a holiday in the French Alps in the vicinity of Chamonix!

Book your stay near Chamonix