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Not Just Skiing in Chamonix
There are several things you can do while in Chamonix. You can go to Paragliding School or take a flight. You may also want to try white water rafting or cannoning. Les Houches has an indoor wall you might want to try to climb. For any of you that like to ride bike, there are plenty of trails for you. For the golfers, you can try some golf. For any of you walkers, you might want to try a walk in some pretty scenery. If you would like to relax, they have saunas, steam rooms, and even jacuzzi's. There are also skating rinks, and indoor swimming pools. For your children, there is pony trekking, toboggan, and go-carting. For your smaller kids there is a panda club. There is plenty to do for all ages in Chamonix in the summer time.

If you're looking for something to do in the winter while in Chamonix you might want to try some of their winter sports. You might want to try skiing or snowboarding. Chamonix attracts guests for there great off-trail skiing and also their off-trail slopes. Skiing and snowboarding are very popular amongst the tourists. There are an amazing 145 trails and 30,000 acres of terrain. There is also snowmobiling, ice climbing, ice hiking, snowshoeing, sleigh riding, dog sledding, and many other things. There are plenty of places to sightsee and also a great cable car ride.

There is a great nightlife in Chamonix with plenty of restaurants, cafes, pubs, bars, and also casino's for the tourists. There is plenty of food, wine, and live music for everyone. There's also an internet café for a meeting place. The Casino is very popular with the tourists and the locals. If you want to go and meet people then go to Chamonix, it is a place where you can meet people. If you go hit the town on the weekend, you should not have any trouble finding someone to hang with. In the winter the bars and restaurants are full from day to night. You can sign up for a group activity as well to meet new people.

There are plenty of festivals for the tourists. They have lots of different events to choose from. There are also stars that participate in events, some of them being French. There is also an amazing car race that is on ice. They also have some nice fireworks in July and some nice fairs in the coming months. You may also want to take a trip in some tunnels, and mountains.

There are lots of tourist attractions. The Musee Montagnard et Rural and Musee de Barberine are a couple museums you may want to see. They both have structures that date clear back to the eighteenth century. Here you will get an idea of what life was like back then for them. If you have time for just one museum, then you should go see Musee du Haut Val d'Arly. This will show you what life was like until the beginning of the twentieth century. You will also learn more about the history behind their winter sports. You will also learn about how they make cheese and other products. If you come on Wednesday you will meet some of the locals. The Musee de Megeve shows the history and traditions of the villages in Chamonix. It also has lots of religious items.

There is some great food and restaurants in Chamonix. There is a place for any cheese lovers. There are some restaurants with some fantastic views. There is also a restaurant up high, the Le 3842. There are all types of food in Chamonix; they include Indian, Chinese, Mexican, and more. If you're on a tight budget, then there are still places for you, or if you are not on a budget then there are places for you as well.

For those night owls, there are plenty of places for you to go. They have fourteen bars in Chamonix. They have eighty restaurants. It's very alive at night in Chamonix. There are many video, cyber, and live music bars for the bar hoppers. There are also nightclubs for you nightclub hoppers, which are open very late. For any of you feeling lucky, there are plenty of casinos.

There are also plenty of cinemas and performing arts for any guests that are into that sort of stuff. For any of you that want to watch movies they have them in French and also the original version. With performing arts most of those have to do with sports or mountains. They also have spiritual breaks and lectures in Chamonix. There is so much to do, you should never be bored.
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