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Ski Weekend Blog

You’ve heard of Thomas, but did you know Chamonix has its own trains with names? 

Jeanne, Marie and Anne are the three carriages that operate on the Tramway du Mont Blanc - the highest cog railway line in France.

Can you visit Chamonix this summer? We look at the options for travel from July 20 onwards...

Parking in Chamonix can be challenging, particularly in peak season. This guide covers all you need to know about parking in Chamonix including:

  • Parking in Chamonix Map
  • Free Parking
  • Limited Free Parking
  • Long Term Parking
  • Short Term Parking
  • Underground Parking
  • Electric Car Parking
  • Parking in Courmayeur

 

Chamonix is a great location for a summer family holiday, with so much on offer to keep your children entertained, occupied and off their phones and iPads!

We look at seven of the best family summer activities in Chamonix:

Regular visitors to Chamonix may have missed the fact that the Pointe Isabelle Hotel was renovated and developed last summer.

Work on the new Charamillon gondola in Chamonix will start in the spring of 2021

This summer Chamonix will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the world’s oldest guiding association – the Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix.

This special occasion will be marked by a number of events taking place throughout the summer.

The Compagnie du Mont-Blanc has confirmed that the new Grands Montets project will be designed by the famous Italian architect Renzo Piano. 

25 March 2021 Update: Chamonix has confirmed that the new lift will be a cable car for the first stage, then 20-25 person cabins in a 3S gondola system. It will open in 2024.

From the outdoor infinity pool, with views directly towards the Aiguilles peaks and Mont-Blanc itself, the QC Terme Chamonix may be the most scenic spa in the Alps. In this ultimate guide we cover all the key questions you may have.

The Haute Route is one of the world’s most famous high-altitude trails, taking you from Chamonix in the Mont Blanc valley to Zermatt at the foot of the Matterhorn in Switzerland.