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Address

 

161 Chemin Des Chosalets

74400

Argentiere

Chamonix Mt Blanc

Rhones Alpes

France

 

Longitude - 6.923747

Latitude - 45.974717

Altitude - 1200m

 

Camping du Glacier D'Argentiere is situated right in the middle of the Chamonix Valley, in the Haute Savoie region of France, at the foot of the Grands Montets cable car, the departure point of numerous walking, mountain bike and mountaineering trails.

It is an ideal stop for those doing the tour of the Mont-Blanc (the campsite is situated right on the route of the GR5). Numerous mountaineering and climbing sites are in the vicinity.

Situated 7 kilometers from Chamonix Mont-Blanc, at the beginning of Argentiere, the campsite is at 1200 meters altitude, in the hamlet of Les Chosalets. We are set back 200 meters from the R.N. 506 France / Switzerland road link, an oasis of calm in the hustle and bustle of the Chamonix Valley.

The campsite lies in total peace and quiet, away from any traffic. To aid in the peace and quiet of the campsite, no cars can enter or leave the site from 22.00 pm until 06.00 am. Those returning or arriving outside of these hours can make use of the carpark at the bottom of the village.


Useful distances

International Links

Calais --------------------------- 900 Km ~ 8 - 9 hrs Drive

Geneva Airport --------------- 80 km ~ 1 hr  (You can email us if you need help with transfers from the airport)

Train Station ------------------ 1 km ~ 5 mins Walk. Argentiere Station, St Gervais - Martigny line. TGV links in St Gervais

Swiss Border ----------------- 12 km

Mont Blanc Tunnel --------- 9 km 

Local Services 

Bus Stop ---------------------- 150 m Bus links to the whole valley

Supermarket and Shops --- 1 km ~ 5 mins Walk

Bike Hire ---------------------- 600 m  

Grands Montets Gondola - 650 m ~ 3 mins Walk

Doctors Surgery ------------- 600 m ~ 3 mins Walk

Chamonix Valley 

Chamonix --------------------- 7 km ~ 10 mins Drive

Argentiere -------------------- 1km ~ Shops, restauraunts, supermarket, Maison des Guides

Les Houches ----------------- 13 km ~ 15 mins Drive

Le Tour ----------------------- 5 km ~ 5 mins Drive

Walking / Biking Trails 

Petit Balcon Nord Trail ---- 0 m

Petit Balcon Sud Trail ----- 300 m 

Albert Premier Hut ---------- 4-5 hrs Hike

Lac Blanc --------------------- 3 - 4 hrs Hike 

Glacier D'Argentiere ------- 2 - 3 hrs Hike  

Aiguille du Midi ------------- 10 mins on Free Train

Vallorcine DH Track ------ 14 mins on Free Train