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5 Amazing Places to Ski in France

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Summary: Skiing in the French Alps is breathtaking not only for the beautiful and varied terrain, but also the incredibly affordable cost when compared to ski resorts in the United States. Ski passes are available that grant access to multiple resorts that don't require any transportation from one to the next other than the two boards on your feet. Of course, if you want to splurge and spend more, luxury options abound!

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Chamonix, France

Chamonix, France

Chamonix is a French commune and ski resort/village in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It was the site of the first Winter Olympics in 1924. The north side of the summit of Mont Blanc is part of Chamonix.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000. Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Some of Joshua's more popular articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and 5 Best Places to Live in Spain. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

First Published: Dec 29, 2014

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