14th July: Bastille Day

The Chamonix valley hosts a range of free events to celebrate Bastille Day (French National Day) around 14th July. The storming of the Bastille in 1789 is traditionally seen as a major event of the French Revolution and the birth of Modern France. Events in Chamonix and Les Houches are open to all, and they’re free, so why not head along to experience this most French of holidays?