Chamonix France also known as Chamonix Mont Blanc is a French town which is famous as the home of extreme sports. Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and is known as the gateway to the European Cascades. It’s most famous landmark is Mont Blanc which is the largest mountain in western Europe, drawing crowds here from around the world. Chamonix is an extreme sports paradise for mountaineering, trail running, walking, cycling, mountain biking, paragliding or wingsuit flying. If you are not a sportsman then don’t worry many people just come here to admire the spectacular views of the mountains and glaciers from wandering around the shop-lined streets or from the warmth of a nice coffee shop or restaurant! With the sheer white heights of the Mont Blanc massif as its sensational backdrop, the Chamonix Valley shows the Alps at their most dramatic. Chamonix France was the site of the first Winter Olympics in 1924.
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