Charmonix Chalets and Holiday Rentals
Holiday rentals in Chamonix are great destinations all year round, each season having its own unique features. During the late spring this beautiful alpine region turns from white to green unveiling brilliant landscapes and botanical splendours. Probably best known as a skiing destination, this alpine resort has a plethora of summer sports on offer too with rock-climbing, mountain biking and paragliding very popular amongst locals and tourists alike. The preservation of nature is a big priority in Chamonix as the landscapes have remained as beautiful as the day they were formed. With only a few rural villages holiday rentals in Chamonix are perfect for nature lovers and especially animal lovers. During the summer season, people can take part in activities such as hiking and horse riding. During the winter season, dog-sledding and horse-drawn skiing are very popular.
Chamonix Chalets - Great Winter Sport Accommodation
Skiing in Chamonix and the Chamonix chalets are the main attraction that draws thousands of visitors to the area year after year. Chamonix is perhaps one of France's best ski resorts due to having Mont-Blanc, the highest peak in the Alps, with a height of almost 5 kilometres. Mount-Blanc experiences perfect skiing conditions and has a large variety of pistes and multiple cross country skiing areas for different levels of competency. However in Chamonix, you aren't just restricted to skiing, people all over the world travel to Chamonix chalets because of the sheer number of winter sport activities they can take part in. On top of skiing and snowboarding, visitors can take part in some more extreme winter sports such as speed riding which is a form of skiing involving a paragliding sail to enhance speed, jump distance, also with the added bonus of a soft landing. Chamonix is an ideal location for your holiday even if you don’t partake in the winter sports, due to the natural beauty of the area.
If you want more natural beauty in France in a slightly warmer environment, explore the Ardennes which borders Belgium or for more mountainous terrain, consider the Matterhorn next to Zermatt in Switzerland.