The commune of Chamonix-Mont Blanc is located in the Haute-Savoie region in the southeast of France, resting close to the borders of Italy and Switzerland. As the site of the very first Winter Olympics in 1924, it has built a world-class reputation for outdoor activities and is one of the oldest ski resorts in the country. It’s natural mountainous beauty makes it ideal for scenic trail running through its valleys.
Highly influenced by the mountainous terrain, summers are characterized by warm temperatures, between highs of 24℃ in June and July, and 20℃ in August and September.
If you’re hoping to explore the Chamonix-Mont Blanc by running its trails then trips can last 1 or more days. Yet the region offers a depth of outdoor activities which can also be done during the summer months, including biking, hiking and rock climbing. So if you have extra time then trips to the region could last around 1 week.
Visit in the summer months of June to September.
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