Chamonix is in the department of the Haute-Savoie which has a population of 631,679 covering an area of 4,388 km². Situated within the region of Rhone-Alpes, the region has a population of 5,645,407 covering an area of 43,698 km²
The capital of the Region is Lyon, Chamonix has a local population of 9,054
There are 15 Car Hire locations near Chamonix including; Annecy, Annecy Airport, Annemasse, Chamonix, Cluses, Cluses Railway Station, Evian, Evian Rail Station, Geneva, Geneva Airport France, Megeve, Morzine, Sallanches, Seynod, Thonon Les Bains,
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A commune in the département of Haute-Savoie in the Rhône Alpes region of France and a great place to visit in your hire car, Chamonix hosted the first Winter Olympics and since then has been reknown for being one of the oldest ski resorts in France. Its location near the huge peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges makes it the perfect place for those interested in a winter getaway.
Mont Blanc is the highest European mountain to the west of Russia, and therefore is extremely attractive to skiiers, mountain climbers, mountain bikers and all interested in extreme winter sports. Even in the summer, challenges such as climbing the huge mountains that surround it greet visitors wanting to test their capabilities.
Sights to see in Chamonix include the amazing cable car constructed in 1955; back then it was the highest on the planet. But why not visit other sights too, such as the Mont Blanc tramway, the Panoramic restaurant at the top of the Brévent Cable car, and the statues of the first people who succeeded in climbing Mont Blanc.
Many other activites are avaliable for a luxurious stay; spas and beauty centres, horse riding, museums, ice skating, cyber cafés and more. Every member of the family will find something to do in Chamonix; your hire car will help you discover the diverse activites that await you. Chamonix is primarily served by the St Gervais-Vallorcine SNCF Line.