Short Ski Breaks and Ski Weekends in Chamonix
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc is one of the most beautiful communes of France in the Rhône-Alpes region on the border with Switzerland and Italy. Chamonix and its valley have been charming visitors with its stunning locations incredible on and off piste skiing and a long winter season as the skiing areas are at high altitude. It is a great place for short ski breaks and offers the good value weekend ski deals.
The number of tourists visiting Chamonix for such weekend ski breaks increased after Chamonix hosted the Winter Olympics in 1924. Chamonix is today considered as the ‘world capital’ for skiing and mountaineering activities.
Chamonix Ski Chalets has been organising short stays in Chamonix for ski weekends, teambuilding, incentives and private flexible holidays for 15 years. As we have unrivalled access to all types of accommodation and a wealth of experience in organising short ski trips, we can put together simple or complex weekend or mid-week ski events in and around the valley.
Best Locations in Chamonix for Short Ski Breaks
Chamonix is a great getaway for a perfect ski weekend. It offers a variety of slopes for all – right from beginners to the pros. It has approximately 155 km of piste which offers everyone a chance to enjoy their short ski break to the fullest. This place is the favourite ski break destination for all because of the wide variety of options available. As it is only 1 easy hour’s drive from Geneva International Airport, access makes short stay ski weekends very convenient.
La Vormaine and Le Tour is a great skiing location for beginners. It is the largest beginner skiing area in Chamonix and provides brilliant ski lifts for newcomers to skiing in a safe environment. It is
Les Houches, with its gentle slopes and charming tree lined skiing is also ideal for ski holidays for intermediate skiers and groups arriving from Geneva.
Les Grands Montets caters to advanced skiers providing them with high altitudes and are spread over a vast area off piste around the Argentiere glacier and on piste.
La Flegere and Les Brevent are interconnected ski areas just above Chamonix village and the town centre. It can be accessed via the free bus service or from the nursery slopes of Le Savoy which are walking distance from the center too. It is known to attract many intermediate and advanced skiers for short ski breaks in Chamonix.
Chamonix has great weather throughout the year and can be visited at any time of the year. The valley is always full of tourists almost throughout the year. However, tourists who are keen to visit Chamonix exclusively for skiing are recommended to visit between December and April. These months are perfect for short ski holidays or for skiing weekends as Chamonix is adorned with snow during this time.
For advanced skiers who like to explore the high mountains during their stays, the ski touring season extends until the end of May and beyond sometimes.
Skiing resorts in Chamonix provide the best weekend ski deals during these months. You can find ski resorts that offer accommodation and skiing services at all price ranges. They also offer all kinds of skiing paraphernalia.
Chamonix has accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets! Since there is extensive availability of short stay accommodation and flexibility for dates, ski weekends are easy to arrange for just a few nights.
This is the same for corporate groups, private groups or individuals. If you need accommodation for specific dates it can usually be found.
Chamonix is a great place for short ski holidays as it provides you great skiing locations with some great weekend ski deals. It will only leave you wanting to visit the place again because of its pristine beauty and lively culture. So plan your next ski weekend to the ‘world capital’ of skiing – Chamonix.