Chamonix Mont Blanc
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As a world capital of mountaineering, this charming little town of 9400 inhabitants offers many recreational activities in summer. 46 different sports can be practiced: hiking, mountaineering, paragliding, golf.
WORLD CAPITAL OF MOUNTAINEERING
8th of August, 1786. Chamonix guide Jacques Balmat and Dr Michel Gabriel Paccard make the first ascent of Mont Blanc. That’s how Chamonix became the
birthplace of mountaineering, and is today worldly renowned for its numerous high mountain itineraries and legendary summits: les Drus, l’Aiguille Verte, les
Grandes Jorasses… Let mountain professionals with a proven expertise guide you to experience the unique sensation of verticality in the midst of extraordinary
THE WORLD’S TOP TRAIL RUNNING LOCATION
Thanks to an exceptional natural environment, the Valley of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc offers a variety of spectacular trails with a choice of vertical elevation and has become a favourite trail running destination, attracting every summer athletes from all over the world as well as major international competitions.
Enjoy waymarked routes for all levels of experience, from Servoz to Vallorcine.
Not to be missed: the great rendez-vous of the Mont-Blanc Marathon and the must see UTMB®.
430 KM OF HIKING TRAILS
Explore the Valley of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and its mountain ranges in every direction thanks to the 170 itineraries adapted to all and offering an impressive diversity of routes and landscapes. Enjoy unforgettable hikes through picturesque hamlets, discover shady forest trails and rich alpine pastures or head for one of the many idyllic mountain lakes.
TOBOGGANING EVEN IN SUMMER
Thrills guaranteed for all the family with the 1,300 m long Alpine Coaster luge! This unmissable ride is one of the highlights of Chamonix’s amusement park, where you may also enjoy trampolines, mega slides, giant swings, a zip wire, a splash boat and a loop the loop...
THE HIGHMOUNTAIN TOWN
Chamonix is a delightful town, nestled at the foot of Europe’s most famous summit, whose streets are filled with visitors from every corner of the globe. Shopping, spa, gastronomy: summer and winter alike, Chamonix is a heaven for window shopping lovers, massage and relaxation addicts, or fine food amateurs.
WATER, AIR, ROCK
Summer in Chamonix offers a variety of activities to be discovered in an incredible location: climbing, hikes on the Glaciers, paragliding, mountain biking, rafting, canyoning, golf… Whatever your wishes and your level of experience, the mountain professionals are here to share their passion with you, no matter the altitude!
GOLFING AT THE FOOT OF THE SUMMITS
In a sumptuous setting between the Mont-Blanc range and the massif of the Aiguilles Rouges, the 18 hole golf course of Chamonix is one of the most beautiful mountain golf courses. Designed by the world famous Robert Trent Jones Senior on a 6,076 m long course, this technical and subtle golf course features a practice area, approach greens and putting greens.
Services and equipment
- Sports hall
- Camper van reception area
- Camper van service area
- Book shop
- Boules area
- Bowling alley
- Fitness centre
- Media library
- Skating rink
- Swimming pool
- Indoor swimming pool
- Open air swimming pool
- Club for children
- Day nursery