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Ski Weekend Blog

While Chamonix is best known as a ski and summer adventure destination, with a list of activities to get your adrenaline pumping, the rich variety of styles of architecture in Chamonix might surprise the casual visitor.

This weekend the Aiguille du Midi cable car and Montenvers train in Chamonix both opened. They became the first lifts to start again since all ski resorts in France closed down due to Covid-19 in March 2020.

The Compagnie du Mont-Blanc has confirmed that both the Aiguille du Midi and Montenvers lifts will open again on 16 May.

As government updates continue regarding the approach to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) we would like to confirm our position.

[Update 05 May] The Aiguille du Midi and Montenvers lifts will open on 16 May

 

It’s surprising how often we are asked if Chamonix has a train station. The good news is that it does and it’s well serviced from France and Switzerland, as well as along the Chamonix valley.

Chamonix is one the best possible locations for team building. The adventure capital of Europe, Chamonix is easy to get to and there are team building options for every organisation.

Win a beautifully framed photograph using an image taken by you from your most recent ski trip (even if it wasn’t with Ski Weekend).

Are you tempted by Chamonix as a location for your next corporate seminar or conference? Ski Weekend has a long history of delivering memorable corporate events in Chamonix, with contacts and experience since 1987.

Work has now finished on the new replacement gondola at Flégère in Chamonix. It is the next stage in the €477 million investment plan in the famous French resort.

 

The Aiguille du Midi is one of the highest - and most famous - ski lifts in the world. We look at the amazing history behind the construction of this remarkable cable car.