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This blog was created to help our students and visitors in their quest to learn new languages and to share our passion for the mountains. If you like our posts, feel free to share them with your friends so we can help others to learn new languages and discover what Chamonix has to offer.

Chamonix Yoga Festival 2018

 | Chamonix
The wonderful Chamonix Yoga Festival is returning for its 5th year from 6th-8th July. For three full days the festival will be hosted at the beautiful Majestic building in the centre of Chamonix. If you’re interested in joining the event, you will find a wide range of yoga styles to try; from learning the fundamentals and […] Read more

July Events in Chamonix

 | Chamonix
Here are some events coming up next month in Chamonix; Climbing World Cup 2018 will be stopping off in Chamonix, lets hope this sunny weather remains for the spectators! The lead and speed competitions will be held from the 11th-13th July at Place du Mont Blanc in Chamonix centre. This is not to be missed, a […] Read more

Marathon du Mont Blanc 2018

 | Chamonix
Now in its 40th year, the Marathon du Mont Blanc is once again returning to Chamonix. The Marathon started out as a challenging, single day 23km race. Today, the marathon has expanded into a 3 day event with a variety of 8 races: Mont-Blanc 90km, 42km, 23km,10km, the Vertical km, Mini-Cross, Duo Étoilé (a nocturnal […] Read more

Overland Summer 2018

 | Chamonix, Insted, Study languages
We are very happy here at Insted to be welcoming this weekend the first Overland group for Summer 2018! This is our 10th year working with Overland and we will be joined this Saturday in Chamonix by the group leaders, Emma and Trevor. Following closely behind will be the 12 Overland Summer students who will […] Read more

Our Summer French Intensive Course is starting Monday!

 | Insted, Study languages
Come and join our French Intensive course at Insted this summer! Want to develop your French skills? Our French Study Intensive course is starting this Monday, 18th June 2018.  Classes will take place Monday to Friday, were beginner and intermediate students are welcome to join one of our groups for 1-9 weeks. Come and challenge your […] Read more

Join our French Intensive Course this summer!

 | Insted, Study languages
Want to unlock your language learning potential? Immerse yourself this summer in Chamonix, learn French at Insted and spend your free time hiking, climbing or mountain biking in the beautiful Alps. If you are not already familiar with Insted, our language school is located in the heart of Chamonix, 500m from the Aiguille du Midi […] Read more

June Events

 | Chamonix
Summer in Chamonix is heating up, with the weather being perfect for mountain biking, hiking, climbing or even just a spot of sunbathing. Here are some events this month definitely worth checking out! Catherine Kartal has her art exposition “Ski-Snow-Sun: winter is over” at the Brasserie La Poitnière (Place Balmat, Chamonix) until the end of […] Read more