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Le Marché de Noël

 | Chamonix
  The Christmas market is here in Chamonix! Like the rest of France and Europe, towns and cities create Christmas markets for artisans, local food and speciality goods. Our local market has constructed little wooden cabins in the centre of town that are open from the 16th to the 30th December; definitely worth a visit […] Read more

Chamonix Ski Lift Opening Dates

 | Chamonix
The Chamonix Valley is opening it’s ski lifts! Tha Grand Montets fully opened on Friday the 9th December and Flégére on Saturday the 10th. Brevent, Le Tour, Aiguille du Midi and Les Houches are all scheduled to open on Saturday the 17th of December! Here are the current chairlifts/cable-cars and trails that are open on […] Read more

Play it safe

 | Chamonix
  “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!

 | Chamonix
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

 | Chamonix , Study languages
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

 | Chamonix
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

 | Chamonix , Study languages
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