About Chamonix


May Public Holidays in France

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In France, there are 11 public holidays a year with the exception of Alsace and Lorraine which have 13. Lucky them! This year we have 4 public holidays in the month of May, which is a great time to travel the region and explore the food and culture! The French expression ‘faire le pont’ (to make […] Read more

Joyeuses Pâques!

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If you are in and around Chamonix, you may have noticed the local chocolatiers display cases and supermarkets filling up with chocolate eggs, roosters, rabbits and more. Easter is celebrated throughout France, and if you are in town you can check out some of the best offerings from the pastry chefs in the Haute-Savoie region. Here […] Read more

April Events!

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The weather is warming up and the days are longer, Spring is here! It’s the perfect time to spend your days and nights out and about. Here are a few events that will be hosted in April. Enjoy! France vs Sweden Ice Hockey Charity game will be held at the Richard Bozon Sports Centre on 6th […] Read more

Gastronomie Locale

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  The Alps boasts hearty food that is perfect after a long day out in the mountains. Local dishes such as fondue, tartiflette, croutes, gratin dauphinois and la tarte aux myrtilles are part of a staple diet. Stroll down any street in Chamonix and you will find a venue selling local, tasty food and drink […] Read more

Fête de la Saint Patrick 2018

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On the 17th of March, you are sure to find people (with Irish lineage or without) celebrating in Chamonix. We have the best bars and restaurants for you to enjoy a pint of guinness or a green coloured beverage, Irish music and all-round great craic! This Saturday, there will be plenty of places to properly […] Read more

March Events

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Here are some upcoming events to enjoy in Chamonix this month! The Epic Alpine Tattoo Week is continuing until Sunday the 4th March. Over 50 international tattoo artist will participate in expositions, concerts, selling of merchandise, and much more! Access is free everyday from 14h-20h at the Majestic building in the centre of Chamonix. Nocturne […] Read more

February Events

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Here are some of the events taking place this month in the Chamonix Valley. Nocturne de Ski de Fond every Thursday between 18h30-20h30, you can do some night cross-country skiing at the Bois du Buchet in Chamonix. Open to all and free! The Alpine Tattoo show with start on the 26th February at the Majestic building […] Read more