Known as "the Pearl of Mont Blanc" Combloux commands spectacular views of this immense mountain and is home to some fantastic snow sports. One of the four ski resorts in the Portes du Mont-Blanc ski area, Combloux has access to 100km of marked pistes covering a variety of terrain. In this immediate area between Combloux, La Giettaz, Le Jaillet, and Cordon skiers and snowboarders of all abilities levels will find plenty of terrain to entertain and challenge them. However if you want to explore further you can buy a ski pass for the Evasion Mont Blanc ski area, which gives you access to another four resorts - Megève, St-Gervais, St-Nicolas de Véroce, and Les Contamines - and has a total of 450km of slopes to discover.With the exceptional views of Mont Blanc, as well as the Aravis, Fiz, and Aiguilles Rouges, you'll want to explore this area as much as possible. Thankfully there are a number of different ways you can see and experience the landscape of Combloux. Cross-country skiing gives you a different perspective from normal downhill skiing, and there are two 5.5km circuits you can take overlooking Mont Blanc. For non-skiers winter hiking and snowshoeing are popular activities, well catered for in Combloux with lots of trails to follow, most of which allow you to get closer to the nature of the area. Horse-drawn sleigh rides are a magical winter tradition and let you explore in comfort. And for truly panoramic views of the area you can fly over the Mont Blanc Massif and its valleys in small aircraft, hot air balloons, or by paragliding.After tiring days filled with activities you'll be glad to return to the idyllic village of Combloux. Developed following the traditional style of the area, any new buildings in town blend in perfectly and help maintain the quiet mountain village ambiance. Quiet evenings can be enjoyed in one of the many charming restaurants, or you can pop over to Megève and sample its livelier nightlife.