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 well known for its skiing, golfing and cheese shops. Mont Blanc and Planards Adventure Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions 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 cosy holiday 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 centre:

  • 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

Travellers 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 860.47 inches and temperatures average -2°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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport 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 centre. 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 near Chamonix-Mont-Blanc?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,048 holiday rentals near Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. From 994 Chalets to 2,754 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Chamonix-Mont-Blanc area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Argentière: 378 holiday rentals
  • Mont Blanc: 2,877 holiday rentals
  • Les Bossons: 1,679 holiday rentals
  • Chamonix City Centre: 1,207 holiday rentals
  • Aiguille du Midi: 6,011 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Courmayeur: 198 holiday homes
  • Morzine: 3,444 holiday homes
  • Châtel: 2,678 holiday homes
  • Samoëns: 6,347 holiday homes
  • Sarre: 399 holiday homes

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mont Blanc: 2,877 holiday rentals
  • Aiguille du Midi: 6,011 holiday rentals
  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (XCF-Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Train Station): 6,172 holiday rentals
  • Chamonix - Planpraz Ski Lift: 6,428 holiday rentals
  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Les Tines Station: 6,418 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Chamonix-Mont-Blanc listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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