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17th March, Cham goes green!

No, Chamonix isn’t turning into the hulk, nor getting less polluted, but we are celebrating St Patrick’s Day! This brilliant Irish holiday on the 17th of March isn’t a huge event throughout France but you are sure to find people (with Irish lineage or without) celebrating in all major cities and resorts. Chamonix has the […] Read more

March events in Chamonix

February gave us some great days with the remainder of the last dump of snow and weeks of fantastic sunny weather. Now we head into March with some much needed snow already falling and more forecasted this week. Here are some upcoming events to enjoy in Chamonix this month: La Yaute Cafe Argentiere is hosting it’s […] Read more

5 indoor activities in Chamonix

Lovely spring conditions are still here in Chamonix, but thankfully the snow will return soon. While we patiently wait for the beautiful white stuff to settle, we will be looking for ways to pass the time! Luckily there are plenty of indoor activities to keep us entertained in the valley. Here we’ve narrowed down the ‘alternative […] Read more

No, he is not sitting down, Simon Nilsson ir ripping it in Chamonix

5 alternative outdoor activities in Chamonix!

We have been blessed these last few days in Chamonix with lovely spring conditions! The sun is shining, we have clear blue skies and the days are getting longer.  Our local mountains have a reputation for offering some of the best skiing and mountaineering routes in Europe, but Chamonix is also a fantastic destination for […] Read more

Valentine’s Day – Some useful vocabulary!

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    St. Valentine’s Day was created to celebrate all things love related. Whether you are spending today with that special someone and having a romantic dinner for two, or you’re (happily) alone and heading to a local singles night! In Chamonix we have many restaurants to choose from should you wish to spoil your loved […] Read more

Classic Ski Movies

We have had a fantastic start to February with some much needed snow arriving! Now the resort is buzzing with seasonnaires and tourists alike, descending onto the slopes and into the bars. If you’re looking to immerse yourself in a bit of French culture, what better way is there to spend the evening after a […] Read more

February Events

  Here are some of the events taking place this month in the Chamonix Valley! Nixon Apres-Ski Sessions with DJ Nixon at the Office Bar in Argentiere. Every Wednesday from 4-7pm come and chill-out with beer and great tunes. Torchlight Parade with the Vallorcine ESF instructors. Held on La Poya pistes Vallorcine Mont-Blanc every Thursday at […] Read more