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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.

Overland Summer 2017

 | Formation professionnelle
We are very happy here at Insted to be welcoming this weekend the first Overland group for Summer 2017! This is our 9th year working with Overland and we will be joined this Saturday in Chamonix by the group leaders, Lucinda Robinson and Alex Koch. Following closely behind will be the 12 Overland Summer students […] Read more

Fête de la Musique 2017

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Wednesday 21st June will be the annual celebration of Fête de la Musique. It’s purpose, since it’s inception in 1982 in Paris, is to promote the making of music and bring it out of the concert halls and into the streets. The festival encourages both professional and amateur musicians to perform, giving people free access […] Read more

Marathon du Mont Blanc 2017

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Now in its 39th 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 80km, 23km,10km, the Vertical km, Mini-Cross and introducing two new races […] Read more

June Events

 | Chamonix , Formation professionnelle
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! Chambre Neuf will be having a BBQ on their outside terrace every Saturday from 12:00-16:00. You can eat great food and relax […] Read more

Summer French Intensive Course & Evening Courses are coming soon!

 | Formation professionnelle , Insted , Study languages
  At Insted Language School in Chamonix Mont Blanc, you can climb, hike, trail run, bike this summer whilst studying the French language. Our Intensive French course will begin on the 12th June 2017. Starting every Monday, you are welcome to join our groups for 1-10 weeks of intensive French classes. You can find details for pricing and […] Read more

Joyeuses Pâques!

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JOYEUSES PACQUES! If you are in and around Chamonix, you may have noticed the local chocolatiers display cases filling up with chocolate eggs, rabbits and everything connected to the Easter holiday. Easter is celebrated throughout France, and if you are in town you can check out some of the offerings the best pastry chefs in the […] Read more

Formation Professionnelle at INSTED

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Apply for some financial help to pay for your French studies!   What is Formation Professionnelle? Anyone working in France on a French contract, or as a self employed auto entrepreneur, can apply to their Caisse de Formation to receive partial or full reimbursement (80% to 100%) of the cost of French language studies. To be […] Read more