"Xanadu Chamonix", this is just theme of our trip! Chamonix is a must-see on way to Mont Blanc for best view of beautiful scenery of Alps. For travelers from all over the world who love mountaineering, this is their "paradise".
Our car was parked in small town of Chamonix among narrow valleys of Alps. In distance, high peaks of Alps rise, covered with snow, and a white glacier descends from Mont Blanc like a huge python. , in a quiet river valley. Walking anywhere in Chamonix, you can see Mont Blanc towering as you look up. Climbing Mont Blanc has become a passion for climbers throughout Europe and even climbers around world. This small town has more than 40 mountain sports facilities, attracting about a million ice and snow sports enthusiasts from all over world every year. Chamonix has long been a world-famous sports paradise.
Chamonix is located in Alps, in France, on border with Switzerland and Italy. It is a breathtakingly beautiful city on narrow plain of Mont Blanc valley, birthplace of modern mountaineering and site of first Winter Olympics in 1924. It is home to a world-class ski trainer training center which is not only an extreme challenge for mountaineers, but also a favorite of skiers. The annual rock climbing competition has also become a sports landscape that attracts tourists to Chamonix.
Climbing cable car Chamonix will slowly climb from city of Chamonix at an altitude of 1035 meters above steep mountains to Aiguill du Midi at an altitude of 3842 meters, Mont Blanc panoramic cable car, A 360-degree panoramic view of entire region Mont Blanc. This is highest cable car station in Europe. The cable car station is located on the Aiguille du Midi. The visual enjoyment here is incredible.
Mont Blanc, at 4,810.90 meters above sea level, is highest peak in Alps and highest peak in Western Europe. Steep peaks awaken a craving for adventure in people, figures of climbers can be seen from afar!
The famous British poet Shelley wrote this famous line: "When Mont Blanc was still high, Alps were already heaven on earth in Europe, new Xanadu."