Ski Weekend Blog

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

How do you find accommodation for the UTMB (Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc)?

With thousands of trail runners and supporters coming to Chamonix from 23-29 August 2021, it makes sense to book your accommodation well in advance.

After the turbulence of the last year, maybe it’s time to plan a ski retreat in Chamonix?

Why not step off the treadmill, escape from pressures of modern life and take refuge in the mountains?