Useful numbers

We’ve put together a list of important and useful phone numbers and contact details which you may need during your stay. To call French phone numbers from an international mobile, dial +33 / 0033, and then the phone number without the first 0.
e.g. 0481680104 => +33481680104 or 0033481680104.

For babysitters and childcare, see our dedicated child minding guide. If you are travelling to Chamonix with your pets then read our section on pets in Chamonix which includes details of the local vet. There will also be more useful contacts in the information folder which will be in the apartment/chalet when you arrive.

Emergency services

If you need to call an emergency service from your mobile call 112.
If you are using a landline, there are different numbers for different emergency services in France:
· For the fire brigade, call 18
· For the police, call 17
· For an ambulance, call 15

PGHM (Mountain Rescue)

Tel : +33 (0) 4 50 53 16 89
Web : www.pghm-chamonix.com

Hopitaux du Mont-Blanc – Chamonix

Chamonix Hospital – usual opening times 8am-8pm. They treat minor traumas and mountaineering accidents. For food poisoning or other problems, call ahead to see if they can treat you, or go to Sallanches hospital (see below).
509 Rte des Pèlerins, Les Favrands
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Tel : +33 (0) 4 50 53 84 00
Email: [email protected]

Hopitaux du Mont-Blanc – Sallanches

Sallanches hospital – open 24/7, 25 minutes from Chamonix.
380, Rue de l’Hôpital
74703 SALLANCHES
Directions: from Chamonix valley, drive back down the Route Blanche and take exit 21 for Passy. Then follow signs for Sallanches and Hôpital.
Tel : +33 (0) 4 50 47 30 30
Email: [email protected]

Vehicle breakdown services

Pedro – English-speaking car mechanic
Tel: +33 (0) 6 37 12 81 19 or +33 (0) 7 87 30 31 84

Arve Dépannage
Tel: +33 (0) 4 50 55 90 91

Chamonix Tourist Office

85, Place du Triangle de l’Amitie
74400 Chamonix Mt-Blanc
Tel: +33 (0) 4 50 53 00 24

Weather forecast

In English: +33 (0) 8 92 70 03 30
In French: +33 (0) 8 92 68 02 74
Or see live and up-to-date weather forecast and webcams.