: Geneva International Airport
: Les Houches
Geneva airport is no more than an hour away, door to door.
We can recommend and help you book transfers that will take you directly to the chalet, which offer discounts for groups of 4 or more.
The chalet is a 2 min walk to ski lifts (sometimes ski-in ski-out) and to the bus stop where you can take free buses to Chamonix and Argentiere.
Car Hire: useful hint, when booking a hire car, make sure your pick up point is from the Swiss side as opposed to the French side, it makes travel so much easier, as you have to pay to travel on Swiss motorways.
Driving from Calais takes on average 9 hours, 550miles/850km.
Chamonix is best known for its extreme skiing, climbing, high mountain hiking and mountain biking. This busy alpine village is extremely popular in the winter and summer seasons with tourists clambering for a glimpse of Mont Blanc. Chamonix has all the facilities of a town with a great variety of shops, restaurants and bars, cinema, museums, sports centre, ice-skating, tennis, squash, swimming pools and 18 hole golf course. There are fabulous walking and running trails all over the valley as well as xc mountain biking and down-hilling and unlimited climbing areas for all abilities. The skiing/snowboarding is ideal for intermediate and advanced skiers, but also great ski schools for beginners.
Golf: Golf Information:
The golf course in the Chamonix valley has a high standard with excellent facilities. It is situated next to the village of Les Praz. It was built in 1934, originally with 4 holes, it was officially opened on the 20 July 1935 with 9 holes completed. It was only in 1972 the council decided on a further 9 holes. So 10 years later, on the 26 September 1982 it was relaunched with 18 holes. A technical course designed by the prestigious architect Robert Trent Jones Senior, who knew how to make the most of the environment. The course is notable for the its numerous obstacles and raised greens. There is a driving range of 29 bays of which 14 are covered, 2 training greens and 2 bunkers. Course open every day, reservations 24 hours in advance Golf De Chamonix Route du Golf Les Praz 74400