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Chamonix News and Information

Read the latest Chamonix news and discover great things to do in Chamonix for your summer or winter holiday.

The CAY Complete Guide to Chamonix – Winter

Winter in Chamonix, taking the dramatic mountains and putting them as backdrop for some of the best mountain adventures the world has to offer makes this season one that most people consider iconic. Most visitors in winter come for the skiing: the range of slopes; its proximity to Geneva airport and choice of ski areas and […]
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The CAY Complete Guide to Chamonix – Summer

We’ve written a complete guide to Chamonix and the essentials you need to know if you’re thinking of visiting. Working with several local experts is a perk of working with CAY so we’ve collated the best of this local knowledge and information over the following four blogs, which will be released every 2 weeks. Summer […]
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Book now for 25% savings on lift passes this winter

Save 25% on winter ski passes – Early Bird offer We’re still reminiscing about the amazing winter season we had last year (watch some of our previous snow reports) and we’re already looking forward excitedly to the next winter in Chamonix. Maybe the summer heatwave is making your thoughts turn to snow, and you are […]
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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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Residence La Cordée

Luxury is probably not the first word you think of in association with Chamonix, more likely, extreme sports, mountain adventures and breath-taking views. However, residence la Cordée now provides a small oasis of calm and luxury in amongst those fighting for the first lifts or highest peaks. The Hapimag complex was known to most locals as a […]
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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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Summer Attractions in the Aosta Valley

Just a tunnel away the Aosta Valley awaits this summer loaded with gastronomy, history and activities too. We’ve made a list below of summer attractions in the Aosta valley, on the Italian side of Mont Blanc, in order of their distance from the French border. Starting with the closest ones at the top, make your […]
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Working in Chamonix with Chamonix All Year

I was lucky enough to spend my week of work experience working in Chamonix with the Chamonix All Year team. During my time working with Chamonix All Year I shadowed each department (I was spared the maintenance team!!) in order to gain a full understanding of how they work. The whole team were very welcoming […]
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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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