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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.

Ski Insurance in Chamonix Mont-Blanc

 | Chamonix, Formation professionnelle, Insted, Overland Summers, Study languages
Mountain sports are what Chamonix is all about and it is very important to have adequate insurance if you are coming here for a short stay or the whole season. When analysing which winter insurance coverage to choose, you should consider the following: Medical and personal liabilities. Cancellation or inability to make use of pre-paid […] Read more

Job opportunity with Insted’s partner Norrona store in Chamonix

 | Chamonix
Insted is excited to share with you that our partner Norrona is looking for a Sales Assistant in their Chamonix store! If you love the brand like we do, then head over to their store located on 8 Avenue Ravanel le Rouge, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Here are the job details and requirements: Norrona Store Sales Assistant […] Read more

New Year’s Resolution: Learn French at Insted in 2020

 | Chamonix, Formation professionnelle, Insted, Overland Summers, Study languages
We’re now into the final week of our Pre-winter course and will soon be wrapping up for the Christmas holidays. As the new year is vastly approaching and perhaps you have a lingering resolution to tackle the French language; we have our Winter French Intensive Courses starting on Monday 6th January 2020. If you want […] Read more

December events in Chamonix

 | Chamonix
Check out these events for December: A Christmas market is the perfect opportunity to buy family and friends gifts. So why not head to the Salle de la Ruche in Vallorcine on the 1st December from 10h00-18h00. Then on Wednesday 4th December starting from 17h15, come and watch the lighting of the town’s Christmas tree at Place […] Read more

Grands Montets opening

 | Chamonix
The Compagnie du Mont-Blanc Group has announced the partial opening of the Grands Montets ski area for two days on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th November 2019. For day skiers, enjoy a day ski pass at the unique price of 28€ or for the weekend at 40€. If you haven’t bought your season or annual […] Read more

Our Pre-winter French Intensive Course is starting Monday!

 | Insted, Study languages
Want to develop your French skills? Our French Study Intensive course is starting this Monday, 18th November 2019.  Classes will take place Monday to Friday, were beginner and intermediate students are welcome to join one of our groups for 1-4 weeks. Come and challenge your mind, make new friends and learn French before winter! You can check […] Read more

November events in Chamonix

 | Chamonix
Here are some events happening this month in Chamonix: Les Pionniers will be playing matches at the Chamonix ice rink/patinoire Richard Bozon in the centre of town. Entry fee is 14€ per adult and 8€ per child. Here’s the schedule for November: 12 November – Chamonix vs Nice at 20h00 19 November – Chamonix vs Angers […] Read more