Frequently Asked Questions


Can I book a ski weekend in Chamonix Mont Blanc?

Chamonix is not only one of the best ski resorts in the world it is also one of the most convenient and efficient destinations for ski weekends. A rapid motorway access direct from Geneva Cointrin airport to central Chamonix in just an hour means that planning a short or flexible ski holiday for private groups or corporate skiers is easy. There are also many transfer companies, short stay hotels, chalets and apartments and a fabulous array of incredible ski instructors or mountain guides available. This makes Chamonix the best ski resort in the world for ski weekends and corporate ski trips.

Can I park at the ski lifts in Chamonix Mont Blanc?

The ski areas are very well organised in Chamonix and every one of the base stations have substantial car parks. Most of them are free to use, however Les Brévents has a nominal daily parking fee. The biggest car park in Chamonix is at Les Grand Montets Argentière which is one of the best ski areas in the world for on piste and for off piste skiing. We recommend that you hire or bring a car when you come to Chamonix as there are 5 independent ski areas that are unconnected. With parking facilities are available everywhere having a car for your group makes for a much more convenient Chamonix holiday.

Does Chamonix Mont Blanc have a church?

Yes, in the Chamonix valley there are a number of places of worship of different denominations. In central Chamonix is the Catholic church of St Michel on Place du Triangle de l'Amitié (nearby the tourist office, office du tourisme). Services are held on Saturday and Sunday as well as high holidays. The Protestant church, Église Réformée de la Vallée de l'Arve (https://www.protestantschamonix.org/) is on Pass Temple sheltered behind the gardens and war memorial on the junction of Avenue Michel Croz and Rue Whymper. There are also a number of smaller churches in Les Praz, Les Houches and Argentière. Have a look at https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/272045633714569558/ to see more beautiful Chamonix churches.

How can I get child care in Chamonix Mont Blanc?

Fortunately Chamonix is very well served with child care agencies, baby sitters and companies that can rent toys, high chairs, cots and child safety car and booster seats. Please can you let us know what your child care or babysitting needs are and we will be happy to direct you to the best suited people in the valley to assist you.

How do I book a cabin in Chamonix Mont Blanc?

Booking a cabin in Chamonix can be done on this website or by calling your booking and enquiry team on  +44 (0) 845 460 0606. On this website cabins are listed in great detail with live updated prices and availability. Cabins are also known as “chalets” here. Chamonix also has many properties that would be considered condominiums in North America. The easiest way to book is to scroll through the availability on Chamonix Chalets and select the most suitable property. Some of our owners have listed their properties on a “by enquiry” basis, so you simply send the owner/host a message asking any questions they have. Other cabins have a live booking capacity and you can enter your details, make your downpayment and secure your cabin for a fabulous ski or summer vacation in Chamonix. If you have any questions at all about chalets, cabins or anything else in Chamonix please call or send an email. We have been here since 2001 so are very well placed to give you everything you need to plan a Chamonix holiday.

How do I book a mountain guide in Chamonix Mont Blanc?

We have a wide list of independent qualified UIAGM high mountain guides who we recommend frequently. Chamonix Chalets only recommends qualified professionals to give you a wonderful experience of Chamonix and who use all the latest practices, training and experience for safety. There are also guiding bureaux that we have long relationships with and who also have panels of guides and instructors to choose from. When booking a guide it is important to share what your ability and experience is, what you would like to do and find out what equipment needs to be provided that is appropriate for you objectives on and off the mountain. We recommend that you secure a guide for any off piste, climbing or adventure pursuits remembering that mountains and their environments have objective and subjective dangers that create risk. Please let us help you find the right guide for any winter or summer alpine pursuits in Chamonix and beyond. If you want to climb Le Mont Blanc, we know exactly who to call!

How do I book a chalet in Chamonix Mont Blanc?

Booking a chalet in Chamonix can be done on this website or by calling your booking and enquiry team on  +44 (0) 845 460 0606. On this website chalets are listed in great detail with live updated prices and availability. Chalets are also known as “cabins” here. Chamonix also has many properties that would be considered condominiums in North America. The easiest way to book is to scroll through the availability on Chamonix Chalets and select the most suitable property. Some of our owners have listed their properties on a “by enquiry” basis, so you simply send the owner/host a message asking any questions they have. Other cabins have a live booking capacity and you can enter your details, make your downpayment and secure your cabin for a fabulous ski or summer vacation in Chamonix. If you have any questions at all about chalets, cabins or anything else in Chamonix please call or send an email. We have been here since 2001 so are very well placed to give you everything you need to plan a Chamonix holiday.

How do I buy a house in Chamonix Mont Blanc?

Whether you are local or an international buyer seeking to acquire a property in Chamonix, having expert local advise on the buying process, valuation and general common sense of the are is critical to make the right choice of property and of course not to overpay! We have 20 years of looking at property so are very well placed to discuss your plans. In France you need to instruct a local real estate agent to act for you in the acquisition. As with real estate the world over there are a wide range with some being much better than others. We can direct you to the right agency for your search and make sure given our relationships with them that you get the best advice and support throughout your Chamonix buying process. 

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