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What’s New in Chamonix this winter – 2019/2020

The mornings are colder, the maple leaves outside the Folie Douce are starting to turn yellow and the sun is taking longer to reach over the high peaks that surround this mountain paradise that a privileged few call home.  The only thing that can be done is to start thinking towards the winter season ahead. The […]
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The Tour du Mont Blanc, Part 2

Welcome back! We’ve been through the most common route of the tour du mont blanc, heading counter clockwise from les houches but what about the practicalities along the way. If you missed out on our route guide visit see part one here. Where to stay along the Tour du Mont Blanc As you can see […]
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The Tour du Mont Blanc, Part 1

Somehow, if the idea of walking around the imposing Mont Blanc massif has wormed its way into your brain, you have probably found yourself here, reading up about the tour du mont blanc standard route and important sights along the way, along with this we will throw our top tips on how you might accomplish […]
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Chamonix All Year Guide to Mountain Restaurants

When you build your day in the mountain around the cuisine you desire, whatever the conditions you’re bound to be satisfied (if only from the neck up). The restaurants we have listed in our guide to mountain restaurants come recommended by our staff as worthy of planning for, and as such we’ve included the telephone numbers […]
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Disabled Visitors coming to Chamonix

Information available for disabled visitors coming to Chamonix is fairly limited and often outdated. Knowing which accommodation and restaurants have disabled access is obviously important, but those coming to Chamonix on holiday are usually looking for more than just somewhere to sleep and something to eat, so it is important to look at the real […]
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Guide to outdoor summer activity insurance

First of all, our first piece of advice would be – don’t get injured! But if you do during your holiday… don’t get caught without summer activity insurance cover. Not all insurance companies cover all the activities that Chamonix has to offer in the summer, especially ones that involve scrambling along mountain faces (via ferrata) or […]
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Chamonix Summer Holiday(s), Chamonix Activities, Adventure tree park

Chamonix adventure parks are calling this summer

Depending on who you are and where you come from your idea of adventure may be as different as a favourite dessert! In the Mont Blanc region, our list of Chamonix adventure parks really is the cherry on top of your holiday. From the mini mountaineers to the family that prioritises the place over the […]
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Quick guide to extreme sports in Chamonix

Chamonix is known for being a mecca for extreme sports in France and the high mountains of the Northern Alps offer a diverse range of activities. During your next holiday in Chamonix, you might have the opportunity to get up close and personal with some athletes as they undertake another exploit, or to try one for […]
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Lady Legends of the Alps: women in mountaineering

Climbing higher, striving further and writing history, women in mountaineering have been making their mark for over two centuries in Chamonix and the surrounding area. We’ve compiled a list of some of the top achievements of these ‘Lady Legends’ in a chronological timeline below. Their exploits in the alps will inspire you too to get up […]
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Ancient ice: Best ice cream in Chamonix & historical ice trade

Chamonix is an icy destination, from towering glaciers to the legion of ice cream and sorbet destinations dotted around town. Ice even runs deep in the veins of locals and in the history of the valley itself: the very ice carved from the glaciers above Chamonix was once the same ice which served the wealthy […]
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