Welcome to our blog

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.

Chamonix mountain safety and useful links

 | Chamonix
We have been blessed the last couple of week in Chamonix with brilliant sun, clear blue skies and days growing longer. Our local mountains have a reputation for offering some of the best skiing and mountaineering routes in Europe; Chamonix is also a fantastic destination with plenty of other amazing winter activities to enjoy. For example: […] Read more

French Evening Course starting Tuesday 21st January

 | Insted, Study languages
Want to learn French whilst working or skiing all day? Maybe you made a New Year’s resolution to tackle the French language for 2020, but don’t know where to start? Perhaps studying French during the evening might be the best solution for you? We have our next French evening course starting on Tuesday the 21st of […] Read more

Classic Ski Movies III

 | Chamonix
We have had a fantastic start to the season in Chamonix! The resort is now buzzing with seasonaires and tourists descending onto the slopes and into the bars. What better way is there to spend the evening after a long day in the mountains, than watching some classic ski and snowboard films? Here are some […] Read more

Our Winter French Intensive Courses are starting Monday!

 | Insted, Study languages
Come and join our French Intensive course at Insted this winter! Want to develop your French skills? Our French Study Intensive course is starting this Monday, 6th January 2020.  Classes will take place Monday to Friday, were beginner and intermediate students are welcome to join one of our groups for 1-13 weeks. Come and challenge your mind, […] Read more

January events in Chamonix

 | Chamonix
Here are some of the events taking place this month in the Chamonix Valley! Throughout the season there will be Avalanche workshops available. You can register from today to sign up at the Office de Haute Montange (190 Place de l’Église, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc) or call 04 50 53 22 08: Saturday 18 January between 9h30 […] Read more

Joyeux Noël et Bonne Année

 | Chamonix, Insted
The Insted team would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! It’s that time now, when we are all ready for Christmas and making final plans for New Year celebrations. We are sure you are all busy visiting family and friends; watching Christmas movies and racing for those last minute gifts! […] Read more

Shop with Insted’s partner CHAM BIO

 | Chamonix, Insted
If you are looking for healthy organic produce and treats, then look no further than the CHAM BIO shop in Chamonix Sud (7 Place Edmond Desailloud, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc). Their shop has an excellent selection of fresh and dry produce (vegetables, nuts and oats) and freshly baked goods such as bread and biscuits. On top of […] Read more