Enjoy the vibrant town centre of Chamonix 
or the surrounding ski areas

Enjoy the vibrant town centre of Chamonix
or the surrounding ski areas

From Vallorcine to Chamonix by train for free

  • As a resort guest you travel by train for free
  • Stunning route with beautiful views
  • Chamonix: an attractive town with a rich history

Do you want to make a day trip to the popular town of Chamonix during your stay at Dormio Resort Les Portes Du Mont Blanc in Vallorcine? Just hop on the train! The train from Vallorcine to Chamonix stops right beside the resort, and as a guest at our resort you can travel by train to and from Chamonix for free. Do you want to know what the other train stops are? Check out the resort map.

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From Vallorcine to Chamonix by train

From Vallorcine to Chamonix by train

The train ride from Vallorcine to beautiful Chamonix takes about half an hour. Chamonix is an attractive ski town which is certainly worth visiting during your holiday! Chamonix is also highly recommended outside the winter season. The train stops in a number of small, friendly villages, like Le Buet, Argentière and Les Praz, where you can also visit some spectacular sights, such as Mer de Glace. From these villages, you can also visit several ski areas in the winter.

As a guest at our resort in Vallorcine, you can travel to and from Chamonix by train for free. At our resort’s reception you can get a train ticket or ask for more information.

Explore the popular town of Chamonix by train

Chamonix is an attractive town with a rich history. It is easy to get to by train from Vallorcine. Did you know that the first Olympic Winter Games took place in Chamonix in 1924? Chamonix is still a popular winter sports destination, with lots of activities on offer. But there is also lots you can do here outside the winter sport season! If you are looking for a typical French meal, you should definitely sample the Reblochonade in Chamonix. This is a kind of raclette with local cheese. In addition to good restaurants and cosy bars, you will find many shops, museums and galleries in Chamonix. Perfect for a day out during your stay in Vallorcine!

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Go to various ski areas around Chamonix by train

The train is also the perfect mode of transport if you want to visit a different ski area in the vicinity for a change. Because of its excellent location in a valley between mountain ridges, Chamonix is a winter sports destination popular with tourists. It does not come as a surprise that Chamonix is called the “alpine capital of the world.” You can take part in many winter sports in the area around this popular town. For skiers with a reasonable level of experience, Chamonix offers a number of descents from the mountains Le Brévent and La Flégère, with intermediate to very hard pistes. A great challenge!

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Visit the vibrant town of Chamonix by train

Are you going to be in Vallorcine in the spring or in the summer? Take the train to Chamonix, which is a fantastic place for hiking, road cycling, mountain biking and paragliding with a stunning view of the top of Mont Blanc! In this spectacular area of the French Alps, you can also have an exciting time on the water: you can go rafting, kayaking or canoeing! Visiting this area by train during your stay in Vallorcine is highly recommended!

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