Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Les Praz-de-Chamonix

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Les Praz-de-Chamonix. This walkable and trendy city is known for its skiing, golfing and cheese shops. Mont Blanc and Planards Adventure Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Les Praz-de-Chamonix

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Les Praz-de-Chamonix has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Planards Adventure Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Planpraz Tram (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Sea of Ice (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Aiguille du Midi Cable Car (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Bellevue Cable Car (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Skyway Monte Bianco (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Les Praz-de-Chamonix

Travelers enjoy Les Praz-de-Chamonix for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in December, February, January or June, when snowfall averages 338.77 inches and temperatures average 28°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Les Praz-de-Chamonix

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Les Praz-de-Chamonix is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mont Blanc (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Parc de Merlet (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Lac Cornu (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Lake Gaillands (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Lac Bleu (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)

Transportation options to and around Les Praz-de-Chamonix

Fly into Sion (SIR), the closest airport, located 28.9 mi (46.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Geneva (GVA-Cointrin Intl.), which is 42.4 mi (68.2 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Praze-de-Chamonix Station.

Where to stay around Chamonix-Mont-Blanc?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,815 holiday lettings near Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. From 996 Chalets to 2,518 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Chamonix-Mont-Blanc area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc:

  • Argentière: 386 holiday homes
  • Les Bossons: 1,551 holiday homes
  • Chamonix City Centre: 1,062 holiday homes
  • Montroc: 150 holiday homes
  • Le Tour: 235 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • L'index Ski Lift: 6,476 holiday lettings
  • Les Planards Ski Lifts: 6,004 holiday lettings
  • Aiguille du Midi: 5,748 holiday lettings
  • Les Chosalets Ski Lift: 6,358 holiday lettings
  • Grotte de Glace Ice Cave: 5,116 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Chamonix-Mont-Blanc listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Chalets in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 996 Chalets in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Our other popular types of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,518 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 144 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 14 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 593 holiday homes with pool available in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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