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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.

Ways to be productive and relax during self-isolation

 | Study languages
As we are in our second week of self-isolation, some of you may be struggling being contained in a closed environment. This is completely natural especially if you live in Chamonix and being surrounded by the mountains, it can be such a strong attraction to venture out. This is a perfect time in the safety […] Read more

Important message to all our students

 | Insted
Dear students, As we all are very aware by now, the French government announced that all “non-essential” public places must be closed. Today marks our 1 week in self-isolation and we hope everyone is making the effort to slow down the spread and prevent the advancement of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Insted has of course been closed […] Read more

March events in Chamonix

 | Chamonix
Here are some of the events taking place this month in Chamonix: Bighorn Bistro & Bakery will have daily Happy Hour from 16h-18h. You can get 5€ weekly pick craft beer, 3€ Pilsner and 5€ Aperol Sprtiz. Nocturnal ice-skating session are held every Wednesday 21h-23h at the Patinoire du centre sportif Richard Bozon. Pricing for […] Read more

French Intensive Courses for beginners will be starting March 2020

 | Insted, Study languages
Interested in doing a French intensive course before the end of the winter season? We will start an additional course for beginner level students from Monday 9th March 2020. For more information, please contact us at study@insted.comor click here to join! Read more

Bonne Saint-Valentin!

 | Chamonix
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and I’m sure you are thinking what to get that special someone or where to celebrate the romantic day in Chamonix. Regardless of your budget we have a list for everyone: Best shops to buy a Valentine’s gift SV Carat (202 Rue Joseph Vallot, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc) – There are […] Read more

February events in Chamonix

 | Chamonix
Here are some of the events taking place this month in Chamonix: Kandahar The 20th edition of Kandahar is returning to the Chamonix Valley. The Verte des Houches will host the Men’s Ski Alpine World Cup; the Slalom race will be on the 8th and Parallel Giant Slalom on the 9th February. Head to their […] Read more