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On the Mountains

Mont Blanc Natural Resort Mont Blanc Natural Resort
Now that the Compagnie du Mont Blanc, who operate Chamonix's lift systems has majority ownership of the Evasion Mont Blanc ski area and lifts (Megève, Saint Gervais, Les Contamines, and the Portes du Mont Blanc), the combined area has been re-named to create a comprehensive brand for this exceptional alpine playground.

Brévent Ski Lift Ski Lift Improvements - Brévent
A new high speed 6-person chairlift has been installed to replace the old 4-person fixed grip Parsa chairlift. Following an investment of over 5 million euros, the new lift will increase the hourly lifting capacity from 2,400 to 2,964 skiers, and ease congestion for those returning from Flégère to Planpraz. The 2 existing draglifts, the TK Stade and the TK 2000 have been replaced by 1 longer single drag lift.

Altitude 3842 Experience Shop – Altitude 3842
Taking its inspiration from the neighbouring glaciers, this new shop at the top of the Aiguille du Midi specialises in products from local artisans. Books, artefacts, souvenirs and gifts designed to share the sense of adventure felt by the mountaineers that brave the faces of the surrounding peaks.


Chalet-Hotel Le Castel Chalet-Hotel Le Castel
Opened in the summer to great acclaim, this stylish new 4-star baroque inspired hotel is situated near the foot of the Flégère pistes in Les Praz. As well as a fabulous new Italian restaurant, it has a heated terrace for dining and après ski, and 11 flamboyantly decorated rooms.


The Rocky Pop
Situated in Les Houches, this new 3-star hotel offers the low-budget traveller 148 well-designed, charming rooms, a cocktail bar, restaurant and a host of unique features that will surprise and delight in equal measure. There are 4 types of rooms available, from singles, up to the 2 penthouses which sleep up to 12 people.


In Town

Evolution 2 Evolution 2
This ski school, mountain guide and all round adventure specialist company have set up a new office-shop on the Rue des Moulins. They offer exceptional service and a host of activities, so pop in to share their passion and enthusiasm.

Chamonix All Year Chamonix All Year
Far more than just an exceptional holiday company this one-stop Chamonix specialist is launching 2 fabulous new exclusive experiences for you to enjoy: An après-ski sledging adventure in Switzerland, or a delicious Fondue in a hand crafted real snow igloo close to the Grand Montets ski area.

Chamonix 1 Chamonix 1
Chamonix 1 is a new independent health and fitness studio. They offer a wide range of fitness classes including Kettlercise, Yoga, Pilates, Jazzercise, Core and Restore, Fit Club and Super Circuits. They will also be offering Spinning classes from early 2017. Up to date schedules and information can be found at

Lucie F Lucie F Jewellery Shop
This swish new jewellery shop near the centre of town, draws its inspiration from Chamonix’s rich heritage with crystals, stone and precious metals. At the foot of Mont Blanc’s granite peaks, Lucie F. invites you to discover a dazzling collection from some of the biggest names in the world of jewellery design (Dinh Van, Messika, Fred, Poiray…) as well as from the new rising stars such as ole Lynggaard and Dodo.

La Petite Folie La Petite Folie
This stylish new café in Chamonix Sud, offers a fun, safe, soft play area for kids, and is an ideal place for adults to hang out whilst their kids enjoy themselves. Open 7 days a week. In addition to their freshly baked bagels, brownies and muffins they also serve seasonal soups wraps, other hot food and a great selection of smoothies.

Cool Cats Cool Cats
Opened in the summer on the rue des Moulins. Hot dogs are their specialty, but the toppings and concept are inspired by street food from all over the world to create a combination of flavours, where the focus is firmly on taste and ingredients presented in a simple colourful way. Look out for their monthly clothes swapping events!

Buonissimo Buonissimo
Visit this new delicatessen & café at the top of the Rue Paccard, for a delicious selection of Italian foods and ingredients. They stock a wonderful array of charcuterie, cheeses, ready cooked platters, olive oils, sauces and many more regional products, as well as a choice of over 120 wines from around Italy.

Chambre Neuf Chambre Neuf
One of Chamonix's most iconic bar & restaurants, the Chambre Neuf has had a facelift to offer even more room in which to eat, drink & party. Situated opposite the train station this is a great place to enjoy mouthwatering Scandinavian inspired cuisine, and a raucous party atmosphere during après ski and later.

Bar du Moulin Bar du Moulin
New owners mean a new lease of life for this buzzing bar on the Rues des Moulins. The intimately elegant décor and the welcoming charms of its all- female team of mixologists combine to offer a lively après ski venue which gets cranked up to an exuberant party vibe later in the evening.

Beurre Noisette Beurre Noisette
Another tasty new addition to the culinary options available in town. This cosy restaurant near the town center end of Avenue Michel Croz, is owned and run by husband and wife, Francine (in the kitchen) and Sébastien (front of house) and specialises in classic French cuisine at its best, using local produce and seasonal ingredients.

La Fine Bouche La Fine Bouche
This delightful new family restaurant, situated near the centre of town on the place poilu, offers delicious home- made French cuisine without the frills. Intimate and cosy, here you’ll find a range of classic French recipes, beautifully garnished and made from only the freshest ingredients.

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