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Chamonix Christmas Offer

Destination:
France
Resort:
Chamonix
Property:
Hotel Richemond
Duration:
7 Nights
Board Basis:
Room & Breakfast
Rating:
3

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Dates:
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Hotel Richemond, Chamonix

A grand old traditional hotel, the Richemond is run by the welcoming Sarraz family and has been popular with British guests for many years. Whilst enjoying an unbeatable central location, the hotel is nonetheless quiet, being set back from the main street. Offered on a bed and breakfast basis it's an excellent choice for those wishing to sample some of the many fantastic local restaurants.

Hotel Richemond
Hotel Richemond
Hotel Richemond

The ski areas can be accessed via the local free ski bus, which has a regular service to take you to Brévent, Flégère, Grand Montets and Le Tour to sample the world renowed skiing. Alternatively, there is a train station 100m away, with access to Argentière and the Grands Montets ski area.

Location

  • Just 2 minutes' walk (200m) to the centre of Chamonix
  • 8 minutes walk to the beginners Savoy area which gives access to the Brevant ski area, ski school and ski kindergarten.
  • Alternatively the ski bus stops behind the hotel

Bedrooms

  • The spacious twin (A3) or double rooms (B2) have shower, cable TV and telephone.
  • Rooms (C3) with a bath, balcony and Mont Blanc view, in addition to single rooms (F1), are also available.
  • Some twin rooms can take an extra bed.

Facilities

  • Comfortable lounge
  • Bar
  • Games room with table tennis
  • Wi-Fi internet in public areas (free during the winter)
  • Lift
  • Parking, please request at time of booking.

Meals

Buffet Breakfast

Chamonix

Challenging skiing and a vibrant collection of resorts make this valley a favourite among many keen skiers

Insiders guide

  • High altitude skiing & guaranteed snow
  • Mont Blanc scenery & the Vallée Blanche
  • Short transfers from Geneva Airport

With much of the terrain above 2000m, the skiing in Chamonix valley has for many years attracted skiers looking for good snow and who also want to ski the famous Vallée Blanche - or tackle the rest of the extensive off-piste skiing. But there is a lot more to skiing Chamonix than just challenging slopes, and skiers and snowboarders of all levels should find runs to the suit them. And you certainly don’t need to be an expert to enjoy the truly spectacular scenery. There’s an efficient ski bus which links the five main ski areas.

At the foot of the majestic Mont Blanc massif, the resort’s setting is both unique and breathtaking. The town of Chamonix offers an excellent range of sporting and leisure facilities, and the nightlife, complete with an excellent choice of restaurants, is unrivalled,

The choice of skiing is remarkable, with testing slopes for ambitious skiers at Argentière, cruisy blues and fun reds at Brévent-Flégère and Le Tour and skiing for beginners in Chamonix and at the pretty nearby village of Les Houches.

Skiing in Chamonix

Beginners skiing in Chamonix
There is a beginners’ area just opposite the Chalet Hotel La Sapinière or at Les Plannards and the renowned ski school will get any debutant skiing with enthusiasm.

Intermediates skiing in Chamonix
Great for intermediates wishing to ski the long runs at Le Tour or to progress to off-piste and narrow reds and blacks. Most will be able to tackle the famous Vallée Blanche (with a guide) and will enjoy discovering the many and varied runs at Flégère.

Advanced skiing in Chamonix
A classic resort: the Grands Montets in Argentière offers the most difficult terrain, although Brévent, Flégère and le Tour all also offer some unforgettable itineraries. For powder hounds, all Chamonix’s areas offer some of the best off-piste available anywhere in the world.

Snowboarding in Chamonix
Not the best resort to learn, as the main beginners' areas are covered mostly by drag lifts. For intermediate and advanced boarders, Chamonix provides outstanding terrain, both on and off-piste at Brévent, whilst Flégère and le Tour offer great opportunities for jumps and gullies.

* Additional Charges

If the number of people staying in this room is less than the maximum occupancy, there may be a slight charge for under-occupancy. Booking fee’s apply on all bookings and will be confirmed at the time of booking. Minimum booking fee £6 per person.

Disclaimer

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