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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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A popular destination in winter and summer, Chamonix Mont-Blanc continues to enthral Indian visitors with its plethora of varied activities and of course the charm of the majestic Mont Blanc'.
WE'VE teamed up with Scotland's Outdoors, Ski and Snowboard Show and its sponsor Chamonix Mont-Blanc to offer readers the chance to win a fantastic trip for two next summer to Chamonix's Hotel Grands Montets
The 4-Trident Club Med Chamonix Mont-Blanc offers stunning views of the French Alps and a cosy base to explore the legendary ski domain of Chamonix.
SKIING FRENCH ALPS: Club Med (08453 676 767) offers seven nights' all-inclusive at Trident Chamonix Mont-Blanc Resort fromJan 10, from pounds 951 per child and pounds 1,091 per adult, including fully-trained staff to look after babies and older children.