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Chamonix Visitors Guide

Chamonix is probably best known as the skiing and Alpine capital of the world. As a destination, it has a reputation for being extreme and this, whilst undoubtedly true, isn't the only appeal. There is a wide array of sporting and leisure activities, peace and quiet, great nightlife, and superb scenery that can be enjoyed at whatever pace suits you. There really is something for everyone. 

About Chamonix and its History

Situated in the Haute-Savoie region of France, Chamonix is bordered by Switzerland and Italy and dominated by the incredible Mont Blanc (4810m), the highest mountain in Western Europe.

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Alternative Winter Activities in Chamonix

As well as skiing and snowboarding, Chamonix has a multitude of other fantastic winter activities on offer. Take a look at our winter activity guide.

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Chamonix Christmas and Winter Events

Keep up to date with all the Christmas and winter events in Chamonix with our events calendar.

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Summer Activities in Chamonix

Chamonix is a hive of activity during the summer months, offering numerous outdoor activities such as white-water rafting, hiking, mountain biking, glacier mountaineering, golf, tennis, horse-riding and yoga - amongst many others.

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Chamonix Summer Events

In Summer, Chamonix hosts multiple sporting and music events - including marathons, climbing events and festivals. Explore and enjoy!

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Ski areas in Chamonix Mont-Blanc

Chamonix is probably best known as the skiing and Alpine capital of the world. With its 5 ski areas, it offers the perfect ski holiday for any level!

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Ski rental in Chamonix

For all your ski hire needs in Chamonix, Amazon Creek recommends our partners Concept Proshop for an excellent service and quality equipment.

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Ski Schools in Chamonix

Click to explore our selected ski school partners and private instructors, with group and private lessons available for every level and age.

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Restaurants in Chamonix

Amazon Creek's ultimate restaurant guide for everything from traditional fondue to Asian fusion. Take a look at our top picks.

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Chamonix Apres and Bar Guide

What are the top pubs and bars in Chamonix? Where to go to enjoy apres ski, after dinner drinks or a quick bite to eat.

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Places to visit around Chamonix

Chamonix is a cross roads to Italy and Switzerland. Within just an hour's drive you can be in three different countries; there is so much to see and do.

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