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Breuil-Cervinia

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Chamonix

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18 facts in comparison

Breuil-Cervinia vs Chamonix

Breuil-Cervinia
Chamonix

How does Breuil-Cervinia compare to Chamonix?

  • 658meters higher summit
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    4478metersvs3820meters
  • Has smoking ban in closed public spaces
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  • 1015meters higher base elevation
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    2050metersvs1035meters

How does Chamonix compare to Breuil-Cervinia?

  • 57 more ski slopes
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    69vs12
  • 51 more restaurants/bars
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    69vs18
  • 15 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    24vs9
  • 33 more ski trails (low difficulty)
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    36vs3
  • 26 more hostels and hotels
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    61vs35
  • 30 more ski lifts
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    49vs19
  • Has a spa
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  • Has ice climbing areas
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General info

1.summit height above sealevel

4478meters

3820meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
Source: city's official website, 2021.
3.base elevation

2050meters

1035meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
4.Is child friendly
Breuil-Cervinia
Chamonix
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
5.Winter olympics host
Breuil-Cervinia
Chamonix
The resort has played host to the winter olympics. This means it is likely to have a range of professional slopes, other winter sports, and finally, good facilities and well developed transport links.

Skiing

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
3.Allows off-piste skiing
Breuil-Cervinia
Chamonix
In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.
4.Offers open cross-country skiing
Breuil-Cervinia
Chamonix
Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.
5.Has a ski school
Breuil-Cervinia
Chamonix
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Low difficulty trails (marked with a green circle) have a slope gradient between 6% and 25%. Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners.

Leisure

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.Has a spa
Breuil-Cervinia
Chamonix
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
3.Has ice climbing areas
Breuil-Cervinia
Chamonix
Ice climbing is a great sport for adrenalin seekers. It entails climbing frozen cliff edges/waterfalls using tools such as ice axes in order to grip the surface.
4.Has a golf course
Breuil-Cervinia
Chamonix
The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

Facilities

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
2.Has camping facilities
Breuil-Cervinia
Chamonix
Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

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