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Chamonix is one of the best known ski resorts in the world. Chic, bustling and elegant are the words that best describe cosmopolitan Chamonix. The first Winter Olympic Games were hosted in Chamonix in 1924 and this event turned the resort into a winter sport capital.
Chamonix offers numerous attractions throughout the winter. At the end of January, the world's best downhill skiers meet in Chamonix for the famous Kandahar World Cup ski race and the town also offers many permanent cultural activities such as cinemas, alpine and crystal museums, Frison-Roche exhibition hall, library and much more.
The enormous variety of terrain makes Chamonix a very attractive ski resort for beginners and experts alike. Whether you are looking for family friendly tree runs, amusing snow parks or exhilarating black runs, it can all be found in the enormous Chamonix ski area. The world famous Glacier descents Vallee Blanche is a must for every advanced skier. If you are looking for new sensations, ski touring, free ride, ice climbing and paragliding can be found here too.