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Chamonix, France
With Extension to Paris, France
February 7 - 15 - 19, 2009
Chamonix is known as the base camp for all mountain lovers - and many skiers consider Chamonix to be the ultimate ski experience. The host of the first-ever Winter Olympics in 1924, Chamonix is still the grand dame of Alpine skiing. The Aiguille du Midi cable-car can take you from 3,379 ft. to 12,604 ft. in just over 20 minutes. The region boasts 86 miles of marked trails, 66 lifts, and terrain consisting of Beginner 23%, Intermediate 31%, Advanced 33%, and Expert 13%.

Excursions for sightseeing and shopping will be arranged to Annecy, Montreux/Chillon Castle, Geneva, Lyon. An evening's entertainment may include visiting some of the cozy bars and a sleigh ride through the surrounding forests.

Lodging: We will be staying at The Hotel Alpina. The hotel offers old world charm, while providing the modern amenities that seasoned travelers expect. After a day on the slopes or sightseeing enjoy Fitness Center, Spa/Massage, Broadband Access, Hot Tub. Daily breakfast and dinner are included in the price.
Full Package: Includes round trip airfare and ground transfer from Nashville to Geneva, seven nights accommodation at The Hotel Alpina with breakfast and dinner daily. Hospitality desk is available at the hotel for information and optional tours.
Paris: 4 nights February 15 - 19, Mercure Hotel Paris
Cost: $2,195 per person double occupancy
Paris Extension - $600
*Prices subject to change due to airline fuel surcharges and Euro rate of exchange.
Trip Leader: Wallace Cartwright
615-386-9900
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