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The Alpine Town of the Year Association

Chamonix is the 2015 “Alpine Town of the Year”Chamonix is the 2015 “Alpine Town of the Year”

Located at the foot of the highest mountain in the Alps, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, the “Capital of Alpinism”, has been awarded the title of “Alpine Town of the Year 2015”, mainly in recognition of its nature and climate protection policies. More »





Workshop on sustainable building: from strategy to realization

Around 40 percent of our energy consumption is related to buildings. Municipalities in the Alps and other mountain regions in Europe have already shown that the construction and occupancy of houses is possible with significantly less energy. Now, on the 17th of October 2014, they present their know-how in Idrija. More »



Towards Carbon Neutral Alps - a guideline

The strategies for carbon neutrality are numerous. Municipalities and regions all over the Alps are confronted with various challenges and opportunities on the way to carbon neutrality. The Alpstar-Guideline provides an overview. More »



«Mélodies de France»

After having performed together during the AlpWeek 2012, the Tétras Lyre Orchestra and the Miner's Brass Band had another common concert in the Alpine Town of the Year Chambéry on November 30.

Chamonix GapChambéryBrig-GlisSondrioSonthofenHerisauTrentoBolzanoBad ReichenhallBad AusseeBellunoVillachMariborIdrija Annecy Lecco karte_alpen.png





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