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FRANCE, CHAMONIX (SW France) Fabulous Ice-caves By Shyam Amladi

 

Ice Caves at Chamonix

HIGHLIGHTS

A spectacular and scenic all-season resort. Known for its glacial-blue ice caves and professional-grade ski area (5 of them, over 50 ski trails), pristine mountains and even some extreme sports activities. Home to the highest mountain in Europe (15,781 feet Mont Blanc). Lots of walking and hiking trails with panoramic views of the summits and valleys of the region.

HOW TO REACH

98 miles from Lyon, France, 106 miles from Turin (famous for the Shroud of Christ), Italy. There are trains and buses from Paris, Lyon or Turin.

DESCRIPTION AND PHOTOS

Yak at ChamonixFrom sensational ski runs to serene summer walks with breathtaking views, Chamonix has it all—to offer its visitors and residents.

Temperatures range from a low 25 F to a high of 80 F.

The following are only a sample of the many attractions the area offers:

  1. Chemonix Ice caves (see photo above)
  2. Train to Mer de Glace (glacier)
  3. Walking to the Glacier de Bosson
  4. Grands Montets cable car
  5. Trails around Lac Blanc
  6. Paragliding (for instance, over Mount Brevant)

For more information, log on to these links

www.chamonix.com

www.alpineexploratory.com

www.insted.com/chamonix/en

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