About Chamonix


Play it safe

  “Have fun and be safe!” That very phrase or some variation of it, you’ve surely heard time and time again. Partaking in winter sports can be great and a lot of fun, especially when you have taken the necessary precautions as saftey isn’t guaranteed in the mountains. Depending on the particular sport, these precautions […] Read more

Grands-Montets Opening!

The Compagnie du Mont-Blanc Group announces the partial opening of the Grands Montets ski area for two days on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th November 2016. An early opening which the ski area has not experienced since 1999. For day skiers, enjoy a day ski pass at the unique price of 28 €, to make […] Read more

Nourriture Locale

When you think of local Alpine dishes what springs to mind? If you’re lucky enough to have sampled genuine local food then you’ll know that thankfully there’s more to offer than an overpriced Sandwich Jambon Fromage! Nourishing, honest dishes containing rich and varied produce such as wild game, root vegetables, mountain berries, apples, cherries, pears, […] Read more

Chamonix lift pass information 2017

Autumn is here, Winter is coming! The best deals on seasonal and annual lift passes for 2017 are available now. Here are the rates: Season 2016-2017: Current price until 1st December 2016: 994.00€ Price after the 1st December 2016: 1,731.00€ Annual 2016-2017: Current price until 1st December 2016: 1,226.00€ Price after the 1st December 2016: 2,141.00€ Gen du […] Read more

Le temps et les saisons

Autumn is here in Chamonix and the colours are changing, as well as the temperature! Its the time of year when everyone is talking about the weather. This week we give you some essential meteorological vocab and essential phrases to brush up on. L’automne – autumn L’hiver – winter Le printemps – spring L’ été – summer L’arc-en-ciel […] Read more

Student Accommodation in Chamonix

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  Calling all students! Have you found your place to stay this Autumn and Winter? From studios to shared flats, seasonal lets or just a week of fun – our student accommodation may be just what you are looking for. We can help put a roof over your head so you can live and study […] Read more

Challenge of the Week – Mind Mapping

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  This week, how about trying to tailor the language you are learning to suit you. In a notebook or on a sheet of paper create a mind map. Start with a single concept, something that interests you or is related to an area of your life, maybe a sport you like, a hobby or related […] Read more