Activities for your Chamonix summer holiday
Chamonix has loads on offer for a summer holiday with a range of activities to suit every group, so to help you get started, the Resort Team have come up with some suggestions to help you plan your trip! Adrenline seekers will feel right at home in the “extreme sports capital of the world”, but Chamonix is also a great place to relax and just enjoy the spectacular scenery.
Our Resort Team have put together some of their top tips to help you make the most of your holiday in Chamonix. Check out our suggestions below and get planning for your trip!
Canyoning: jump feet first into the glacial waters of Chamonix or Italy. Follow the water as it slides over rocks, cascades down in waterfalls and fills clear blue pools of water. You’ll abseil over waterfalls, leap into pools and scramble over rocks. Book now »
Rock climbing: Chamonix is the home of alpinism and a natural place to try rock climbing. Group and private sessions offer the perfect opportunity to improve your technique or start from scratch at one of Chamonix’s crag faces. Book now »
Glacier hiking: Beginners learn the basics on France’s largest glacier, the Mer de Glace (Sea of Ice), while those with experience can head up high to the famous Vallée Blanche, for panoramic views of France and Italy, at the foot of Mont Blanc. Book now (beginner or advanced) »
Sightseeing: Chamonix’s most famous attractions are the Montenvers train and Aiguille du Midi cable car, both accessible from the town centre. From neighbouring St Gervais you can also take the impressive Tramway du Mont Blanc. Even better, they’re all included in your Mont Blanc Multipass. Book now »
Day trips: explore Chamonix and beyond with our day trips. Indulge yourself with our Italian wine & cheese tasting tour, or explore the beautiful canals and lakeside of Annecy – the “Venice of the Alps”. Book now »
Golf: the 18-hole course was designed by the world famous Robert Trent Jones Sr and has tricky water hazards and bunkers to challenge you. Find out more »
See our dedicated blog post to help your family plan their trip to Chamonix.
Booking and payment for your Chamonix summer holiday activities
You can pre-book many of the activities above on our Chamonix Resort Shop, where you can also pay securely through our booking system. Click the links above to book online or go straight to our Summer Shop to pre-book your summer activities and day trips.