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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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Chamonix: eco-friendly holiday destination

Chamonix is a beautiful natural destination which brings visitors throughout the year and all four seasons. We know that people come here to see the majestic mountains and to enjoy the natural attractions such as the glaciers and the skiing during the snowy winter. In order to ensure that generations to come can continue to […]
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Gifts in Chamonix: the 12 shops of Christmas

Here at Chamonix All Year we wish you a merry Christmas shopping… and to that end we present our 12 shops of Christmas for buying gifts in Chamonix! Each shop recommended below is unique to Chamonix, with gift ideas you won’t find elsewhere in the Alps and certainly not at home. Best shops for gifts […]
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Best activities for interseason in Chamonix

All in all, you can’t beat Fall! Suddenly as interseason in Chamonix arrives, the valley walls are painted with the stroke of a dusty orange ombré. Amber hues fill the horizon as frost and snow returns to the mountain caps above. A warm fuzzy scarf is calling your name… and so is Chamonix All Year! […]
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Guide to Martigny day trip from Chamonix

Chamonix is located at a crossroads in the Alps, nestled in the corner of France between Italy and Switzerland. Thanks to this convenient location, there are many attractive destinations which are within easy reach for a day trip, including Courmayeur, Aosta and Turin in Italy, and Annecy. In winter, you can also enjoy ski away […]
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What’s new in Chamonix for Winter 2018-19?

Winter 2018-19 is promising to be another great season, with new attractions opening and more improvements to the lift infrastructure. Last year saw bumper snowfall with many declaring it the best season in a decade (or more!) and we’re looking ahead to another amazing winter! Ski lift openings in Winter 2018-19 Two of Chamonix’s ski […]
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Shopping in Turin from Chamonix: My Italy Part 1

In this two-part series about two of our favourite locations beyond the Tunnel Du Mont Blanc, Chamonix All Year has teamed up with Italian bloggers. This week Maria and Andrew from Mi O My Italy have helped us to discover culture, history and shopping in Turin. Discovering Turin Located 170km from Chamonix (just over 2hrs by […]
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