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A town of eastern France at the foot of Mont Blanc. A major center for skiing and mountaineering, it hosted the first Winter Olympics (1924).


(ˈʃæmənɪ; French ʃamɔni)
(Placename) a town in SE France, in the Alps at the foot of Mont Blanc: skiing and tourist centre. Pop: 9514 (2006)


(ˌʃæm əˈni)

a mountain valley in E France, N of Mont Blanc.
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Location of works, place of delivery supplies or performance: Sallanches - Chamonix Mont Blanc
Mont Blanc Express Departs 4 June 2013 Price includes Return Eurostar from London St Pancras International to Paris and TGV connection to Geneva Six nights' half board accommodation in the Swiss Mountains Free time in Leysin Visits to Montreux & Chamonix Mont Blanc Journey on the Mont Blanc Express Journey on the rack railway to Rochers de Naye Journey on the Golden Pass line Journey on the Lotschberger Express Services of a Tour Manager Price includes Eurostar from London St Pancras International to Paris Overnight sleeper train to Madrid Return flight from Marrakech to Gatwick Eight nights' half board accommodation Guided coach tour of Madrid Guided tour of Rabat Full day excursion to Casablanca Guided walking tour of Marrakech Services of a Tour Manager www.
Nigel Jackson, who was staying in the resort of Chamonix Mont Blanc on a festive break, was found by a rescue team on Boxing Day.