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The UTMB – not just one big race

If someone says to you they are going to do the UTMB, unless they are a ultra trail runner they are probably talking about the tour du mont blanc. This is a walking trail that circumnavigates the Mont Blanc massive and usually takes 7-8 days on a normal itinerary. This mistake is often made because […]
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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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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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Giro D’Italia takes over Courmayeur this May

Gather your bike horns, bike garb and maybe even your bike iself! Courmayeur is calling this May with the exciting announcement that the Giro d’Italia will be visiting town. Spring is the perfect time of year for road cycling as you can enjoy sunny conditions without the blasting heat of summer. Additionally, accommodation prices have […]
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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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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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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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Mountain restaurants & summer huts in Chamonix

Mountain restaurants and their younger siblings, summer huts in Chamonix’s lower altitude locations, are not-to-be-missed for refreshments during a hike or for a more filling lunchtime meal. Sometimes hidden away in the mountains, these pleasant rest stops are ideal destinations for a well-deserved break after a long day. Some tips on terminology A key French […]
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Explore the best parks in Chamonix & the valley

Whether you are looking for some relaxation after a day of hiking, or just a spot to enjoy some family time, the parks in Chamonix are the ideal locations. Away from the noise of the high street and the bars, the Chamonix valley has plenty of little parks where you can while away an afternoon. […]
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