Ski Weekend Blog

The season has already started in France, with some excellent snowfall. Every weekend more ski areas areas are opening, but what are the rules for skiing this winter? 

We answer all your questions in this blog post.

Many of our guests ask how long it takes to drive from Calais to Chamonix (or the Mont Blanc Tunnel for those heading to Courmayeur).

In this blog post we look at all the key questions that we get asked about driving from Calais to Chamonix.

In this article, we look at how you can arrange your a Covid test in Chamonix, should you need a pre-departure test or to keep your Pass Sanitaire updated. 

A short break to Chamonix is one of the best ski weekends you can book. If you have never visited Chamonix before, we encourage you to come and visit the home of Alpinism for your next short break.

Lovers of Chamonix will be delighted to hear that free ski lessons are on offer this winter.

Book now to join our Val d'Isère ‘Warm Up Weekend’, which will take place from Friday 26 November to Tuesday 30 November 2021.

Can you visit Chamonix this summer? We look at the options for travel from Aug 09 onwards...

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.

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: