|Chamonix||Chamonix is one of the famous ski resorts in the French Alps. It is however also a very pleasant city to stay in the summertime. The city is located in a narrow valley with high mountains ranges on both sides, one of which is the Mont Blanc massif. At 4807m. (15711 ft) the Mont Blanc (White Mountain) is the highest peak in Western Europe.|
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|Gorges du Verdon||France has its own Grand Canyon, not as deep or as long as the one in the United States, but still impressive. The total length is 21 kilometers (13.1 miles)and the depth varies from 200 to 700 meters (600-2100 feet).|
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