SUMMER IN CHAMONIX child or adult you will be enthralled.

Chamonix is even more popular in summer than winter. It is highly rated as one of the worlds top areas for outdoor activities and places to visit in France.

Chamonix is an atmospheric, historical town surrounded by snow-capped peaks, glaciers and nature reserves.

The ski lifts of Aiguille Du Midi, Le Brevent, La Flegere, Les Grands Montets, Le Tour-Vallorcine are all open in the summer to ensure your enjoyment of the Chamonix Valley.

Mont Blanc attracts visitors from all over the world. Approximately 2000 people a year fulfil their life ambitions and climb to the summit of Mont Blanc, fitness and weather permitting (guide recommended).

There is however another way. In 20 minutes 2 cable cars will take you from Chamonix to the Aiguille Du Midi at an altitude of 3842m just below Mont Blanc. From the observation platform you have a panoramic view of the towering mountain peaks of the French, Swiss and Italian Alps.

From the Auguille du Midi you can take the Helbronner cable car to Italy. An awe inspiring 5-km journey over an amazing landscape of endless snow, seracs & crevasses.

The Montenvers train will take you up to an altitude of 1913m to the famous Mer de Glace and Ice grotto.

The Mont Blanc Tramway the highest rack & pinion train in France travels to 2372m.


Outdoor activities include: walking, hiking, mountaineering, climbing, mountain biking, rafting, hydro speeding, canyoning, fly fishing, windsurfing, horse & pony riding, golf, paragliding, helicopter trips, tennis, swimming, adventure parks, leisure park with two 910m long taboggon runs.

Sports Centre, Swimming pool & health centre, pool with jacuzzi, water slide, paddling pool, sauna, hamman, fitness room, climbing wall, tennis & squash, ice skating.

Further activities and interests include bowling, amusement arcade, alpine museum, exhibitions, concerts, petanque, bridge club, cinema, casino, and heritage tours.


Nearby excursions, by car-:
10 minutes Les Houches, Huskies Sleighs, Saint Bernard Breeding Centre, Animal Park.
20 minutes, Switzerland & Italy,
35 minutes Emosson in Switzerland
45 minutes Lake Annecy and its captivating historical town.
Yvoire a charming medieval walled village on the shores of Lake Geneva,
Evian also situated on the shores of Lake Geneva, famous for its natural mineral
water and its thermal baths are a popular tourist destination.
60 minutes The thermal baths of Saillon and Les Bains de Lavey. Geneva
90 minutes The 11
th Century Castle of Chillon sits in Lake Geneva just south of Montreaux.
Lausanne is about 10 minutes further along the lake.
Within 1 to 2 hours you can visit excellent wine producers and vineyards in Italy, Switzerland and France.

Chalet Chantel Summer Bed & Breakfast from 48 euros per person per night
Contact us for details of reductions for children and group bookings.