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A Perfect Summer Day in Chamonix

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Get an early start to make the most of your warm-weather day in Chamonix. Hit the hiking trails in the stunning nature preserve, take a leisurely whitewater rafting trip through the valley or a hair-raising cable-car ride up the Aguille du Midi. Top it off with a sumptuous dinner, enjoyed al fresco, on a lovely restaurant terrace.

 

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74400 Chamonix, France
While Aiguilles Rouges offers sublime skiing in winter, its true glory is revealed once the snow melts. Named after the granite spires that glow red at sunrise, the nature reserve, which was established in 1974, boasts walking trails at...
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Mer de Glace, 74400 Chamonix, France
Snaking, cracking, shimmering a brilliant blue in places and covered by mystical frost in others, the Mer de Glace displays nature in all its powerful glory. France’s longest glacier stretches for 4.3 miles and is over 650 feet deep....
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148 Rue du Dr Paccard, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France
Le Sérac demonstrates that not all fabulous fondue spots must be tucked away inside a mountainous Alpine chalet. This restaurant, located on Chamonix's main street, serves a host of Savoyard classics—including the iconic...
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89 Avenue Michel Croz, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France
In contrast to the adrenaline-fueled activities on the slopes, the Musée Alpin, located in the former Palais Chamonix, is a peaceful place to explore the fascinating history of Alpine mountaineering and winter sports. Spread over two...
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350 Route du Bouchet, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France
While Chamonix boasts a plethora of exquisite fine-dining restaurants, the area has a rugged, often wild side too. Step forward, Micro Brasserie de Chamonix or MBC as it's known: Towers of nachos covered in glowing cheese, jugs of beer dripping...
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74400 Chamonix, France
Fed by Chamonix’s glaciers, the Arve River cuts through Alpine mountains and under the town’s charming bridges, offering not just a screen-saver image but great adventures too. Easy-to-handle airboats provide visitors with wicked...
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Surrounded by verdant olive-green Alpine mountains with jagged peaks dipped in snow, few outdoor swims match the aesthetic surroundings of the Centre Sportif Richard Bozon. This multipurpose sports center provides an alternative to mountain...
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766 Chemin de la Glacière, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France
La Crèmerie du Glacier is quite rightly renowned for its hearty Savoyard cuisine and huge selection of cheese dishes. Couple that with the Alpine forest surroundings, a nearby glacier, and a warm wooden chalet interior, and the...