One of the most traditional ski resorts in the French Alps.
Set below Mont Blanc, Chamonix is renowned as much for its mountaineers as its skiers.
It nonetheless remains a favourite of experienced ski fans and has a very good ski school and plenty of intermediate slopes for the less adventurous.
There’s no shortage of dining and entertainment options in town, with several Michelin-starred chefs in residence, nightclubs and a casino.
Chamonix is popualr in both summer and winter and many villas and chalets remain open year-round.