Have you already experienced such typical holiday destinations as Benidorm Villas and are now looking for somethign a bit different? A village which has not succumbed to the ravages of commercialisation, Les Contamines-Montjoie is a great venue for all kinds of skiing. Les Contamines-Montjoie is an attractive village in the French Alps, which has retained its character despite the high volume of winter tourism that the region attracts. Distinctly French in character, its wooden chalets and 18th century church give it an Alpine appeal which few other places match. Its proximity to Mont Blanc makes it very popular with skiers of all ages and abilities from all over the world. The main ski area close to the resort is located at an altitude of between 1200 and 2500 metres, and features a whole host of different routes for different ability levels and types of skiing. Its sunshine and natural snow coverage only serve to improve the skiing environment even further.
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The snow record of the resort is excellent, and visitors to Les Contamines-Montjoie holiday rentals will find that the slopes tend to retain good snow coverage even while other nearby places do not. This is due to the fact that the majority of the slopes in the area face north or north east. The opportunity also exists to participate in some cross country Nordic skiing, with some really challenging and engaging routes to follow. The routes cover approximately 23 kilometres and are well maintained and sign-posted. Other winter sports on offer in the region for visitors to Les Contamines-Montjoie chalets include ice climbing and dog sledding, meaning that there is plenty to do for anyone who does not take to the slopes so well.
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The lay-out of the village itself is focused around its attractive 18th century street. People staying in Les Contamines-Montjoie ski apartments can visit the local church while enjoying a stroll around the village, and at night there are some bars and restaurants where the aches and pains of the day can be soothed away with some warm French hospitality. The village has remained relatively uncommercialised, despite its proximity to busier resorts such as Chamonix. For any wildlife enthusiasts who might be staying in Les Contamines-Montjoie holiday rentals, there is 5,500 hectare nature reserve located close to the village. The haunt of black grouse, chamois and ibex, who lurk amongst flora like gentians and rhododendrons, the park possesses a beautiful landscape of lakes, mountains and glaciers, and makes a great day out for any summer visitors to the region. Overall, a stay in Les Contamines-Montjoie holiday rentals is to be highly recommended. As a piece of unspoilt Alpine France, it is a superb choice for anyone contemplating a high-quality winter break.