Is your preference for the heart-stopping, ski-juddering moments when you wonder if you’re going to make that turn or for carving out those long lazy arcs across a well-groomed run? Or do you prefer the more leisurely speed of a horse-drawn sleigh, whisking you through the brisk mountain air to the local patisseries with their all-too-tempting sweets after a little shopping in the designer boutiques? Although the Chamonix Valley is one of the most sought-after locations in the Alps, you are only a short glide from stunning mountain villages where the locals are still genuinely down-to-earth and eager to welcome visitors. There is a lively après ski scene here, from jazz clubs to the latest bars, all with that eclectic mix of people from all over the globe. Each place will astonish you with celebrated chefs, impeccable service and the highest of haute cuisine.
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