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Vallorcine – Chamonix’s Secret Getaway!

We love skiing in Chamonix, but sometimes the crowds and the buses can be frustrating. But only 20 minutes away is Chamonix’s secret getaway – Vallorcine, a traditional and pretty French village that links directly to Le Tour. Our friends at the Bellevue Alpine Lodge – a British owned gite and B&B in Vallorcine – bring us up to date with the skiing in the area: The closest lift to the Bellevue Alpine Lodge is the modern gondola that lifts

Vallorcine – A Hidden Treat Worth Looking For

Right at the end of the Chamonix Valley lies a series of hamlets that make up the village of Vallorcine – a village that’s easy to miss though very, very worthy of your attention. Lying just a stone’s throw from the border with Switzerland, Vallorcine is home to just 400 residents and has the kind of hidden, secret and rustic alpine charm that’s already been eradicated across 99% of the world. This really is the kind of place that makes