Ski Weekend Blog

Located at the foot of Europe’s highest mountain, Mont Blanc (4809m), Chamonix has been a destination for travellers since the 18th century, hundreds of years before any ski lifts existed.

In this post, we share ten vintage postcards that help to tell the story of Chamonix in those early years.

There are an increasing number of electric car chargers in Chamonix. In this post, we look at the locations of the current charger network in resort (at June 2022).

We are often asked whether you can ski in Chamonix in summer.

The fact is that from the Aiguille du Midi there is always enough snow to ski, but that otherwise there is no lift-served skiing in Chamonix in summer, although this wasn’t always the case…


If you’re looking for a concierge service in Chamonix, then travelling with Ski Weekend is the obvious choice.

With 30 years of experience, we know Chamonix. We have a dedicated team based permanently in the valley, and who have organised successful trips for all types of groups from large corporate events to family holidays. 

We use our local knowledge to make your holiday run smoothly, saving you time and hassle.

We were delighted to welcome Patron Capital Partners to Chamonix in March 2022.

We are delighted to confirm that Ikon Pass holders will now be able to enjoy skiing in Chamonix as part of their package for the 2022/23 winter season.

One of the questions we are often asked is whether you can ski in Chamonix in April? We answer this in detail in this post.

In this article, we look at how you can arrange a Covid test in Chamonix, should you need to keep your Pass Sanitaire updated (or be experiencing symptoms of Covid).

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.