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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.

Lift & train opening times this summer in the Chamonix Valley

 | Chamonix
Summer is now in full swing here with the recent heat wave warming up France! Temperatures have reached over 30 degrees consistently in Chamonix. The Chamonix Valley is nestled between the beautiful mountains of the Mont Blanc range which can be easily accessed by cable car and chair lift. When it’s too hot in town, […] Read more

June Events in Chamonix

 | Chamonix
Summer in Chamonix is heating up and the weather is perfect for mountain biking, hiking, climbing etc. Here are some events for the rest of this month that are definitely worth checking out! Friday 21st June will be the annual celebration of Fête de la Musique. Its purpose, since its inception in 1982 in Paris, […] Read more

Join our French Intensive Course starting 17th June!

We still have 2-3 places left in our A1/false beginner level French intensive course staring on 17th June. Please contact us directly for more information or if your level is higher. If you are working full time and are unable to join our intensive courses we also offer private lessons to suit your personal needs. […] Read more

April events in Chamonix

 | Chamonix
The weather is warming up and the days are longer, Spring is here! It’s the perfect time to spend your days and nights out and about. Here are a few events that will be hosted in April. Enjoy! Chamonix Unlimited Festival is returning for 6 whole days of the best electronic music coupled with the best […] Read more

Fête de la Saint Patrick 2019

 | Chamonix
You are sure to find people (with Irish lineage or without) celebrating in Chamonix on the 17th of March. We have the best bars and restaurants for you to enjoy a pint of guinness or some green coloured beverage and all-round great craic! This Sunday, there will be plenty of places to properly celebrate St […] Read more

French Intensive Course starting Monday 11th March!

 | Insted, Study languages
We will start an additional Winter French Intensive Course, starting on Monday the 11th March. We have a few places left, so if you are a beginner or false beginner who wants to do an intensive course before the end of the winter season! Come and study with us! For more information, please contact us at study@insted.com or […] Read more

Skiing the Vallée Blanche in Chamonix

 | Chamonix
When at the top of the Aiguille du Midi (3,842m), you will discover a breathtaking view surrounded by a magnificent landscape. If you are not familiar with the Vallée Blanche, it is an unforgettable and unique 20km glacial off-piste ski route. But it’s worth mentioning, that the descent is not for the fainthearted. There are some […] Read more