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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Information available for disabled visitors coming to Chamonix is fairly limited and often outdated.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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Calendar of Chamonix Summer Events

Everything’s better at altitude; the music, the sports, the yoga! That’s the general theme of the top Chamonix summer events that fill the calendar. There’s a great deal to see, do and experience, and almost as much to compete in! Get ready, get signed up, and get up there in the mountains for the numerous […]
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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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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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Skin, Health & Beauty in Chamonix

With brilliant sunshine (we hope), high altitudes and thin air, Chamonix is easy on the eyes… but hard on the skin! For this skin, health and beauty in Chamonix blog, we’ve teamed up with Charlotte Gauthier Comte of Cosmod Beauty Institute in Chamonix for her personal and local advice on staying as flawless as freshly powdered […]
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