l'été à la montagne

Winter's activities and leisure

With the Guest Card given to you by the owner of your rented accomodation, you can benefit from certain reductions explained below:

The following activities are available:

All cross country ski trail access has to be paid for and is controlled : the tickets and passes are sold at the cross country ski-ing office  in Chamonix ( Foyer de Ski de Fond de Chamonix)  and the Tourist Offices in Argentière (Argentière)  & Vallorcine. 
The day pass includes free access to the swimming pool and ice rink in Chamonix during the day marked on the ticket.

There is a reduction with the guest card:  (Carte d'Hôte) Adult day ticket : 6,70 € instead of 8,50 € . Youth day ticket : 3,70 € instead of 5,50 €

  • Winter Mountain activities (Alpinisme hivernal) - Ice Climbing
  • Indoor Wall Climbing -  Mont Blanc Escalade  &  Centre sportif Richard Bozon
  • Winter hikes and Snow-Shoeing (Randonnées hiver & raquettes)
  • Restaurants in altitude which are open to non-skiers.
  • Merlet Animal Park : (Parc animalier de Merlet) -  hikes and Snow-Shoeing - 21 hectares, 80 mountain animals in their natural habitat, no fences. Chamois, Ibex, sheep, Roes, deers, sika deer, no marmots, they are asleep… 
    In small groups from 4 to a maximum of 16 people, with snow shoes, you can take this gentle 4km picturesque walk (about 2 hrs long). You will be accompagnied by a middle mountain guide and a park ranger.
  • Huskydalen - Walk with Husky dogs.
  • Ski joëring - Pulled along on your skis by horses, enjoy a differnet type of ski-ing, off the slopes and enviromentally friendly.
  • Parapente - Paragliding : take flight!
  • Luge des Planards - Sledging at the Planards lift on the Alpine Coaster.
  • Centre sportif Richard Bozon : Chamonix Sports Centre :
  • Ice Rink
  • Weight training, gym classes, climbing wall, tennis courts, squash courts.
  • Inside swimming pool : 25 m pool, play pool with waterfall, fast flowing river, massage jets, lounging area, jacuzzi, hammam, sauna, water gym and special gym for young children and babies.
  • There is a reduction with the Guest Card (Carte d'Hôte) - swimming pool and ice rink (not on rental of the material), 20% reduction on the entrance price for adults and children.
  • Train du Montenvers –  Montenvers Train : that takes you to the Mer de Glace ( Sea of Ice). Where you can visit the Ice cave inside the Glacier, Crystql exhibition, Flora & Fauna museum and the Montenvers Hotel built in 1880. Timetable (Horaires)
  • Chamonix Mont-Blanc Helicoptères - Scenic flights in a helicopter over the Mont Blanc mountain range. 

Other Excursions :

Shopping :

CULTURE, CRAFTS AND EXHIBITIONS :