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Ski Weekend Blog

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:

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.