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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Chamonix-Mont-Blanc?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 4,129 house rentals around Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. From 1,004 Chalets to 2,834 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc:

  • Les Bossons: 1,706 vacation rentals
  • Chamonix City Centre: 1,190 vacation rentals
  • Montroc: 147 vacation rentals
  • Le Tour: 229 vacation rentals
  • Verbier: 338 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mont Blanc: 2,923 home rentals
  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Les Tines Station: 6,626 home rentals
  • Casino Barriere Chamonix: 6,454 home rentals
  • Lac Cornu: 7,074 home rentals
  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Station: 6,315 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Chalets in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,004 Chalets in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,834 lodging choices
  • Houses: 124 lodging choices
  • Villas: 8 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 654 vacation homes with pool available in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc.

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