Summer Activities in Chamonix

1. Hiking:

There are hundreds of kilometers of well-maintained hiking trails in the Chamonix Valley for all levels. Guided hikes can also be arranged. A map of hiking trails costs about €5. A guided hike can range from €25 to €50 per person depending on the duration and group size.

2. Mountain Biking:

Mountain biking is very popular, with a range of trails for all levels. Bike hire costs start from around €30 per day for adults and €20 for children. Lift passes for bike transport start at around €20 for adults and €17 for children.

3. Paragliding:

Experience the thrill of flying with a tandem paragliding flight over the Chamonix Valley. Prices start from around €110 for adults and children.

4. Whitewater Sports:

Whitewater rafting, hydrospeed, and canoe rafting are available on the local rivers. Prices start at about €40 for adults and €30 for children.

5. Climbing and Via Ferrata:

Chamonix is a world-renowned climbing destination. There are climbing routes for all levels and several climbing schools. A half-day guided climb starts from about €80 for adults and €70 for children. The Via Ferrata in nearby Passy is a thrilling climbing route equipped with fixed cables, ladders, and bridges. Prices start from around €55 per person.

6. High Mountain Guiding:

Guided ascents of famous peaks such as Mont Blanc are available. Prices depend on the peak and the number of people in the group but expect to pay from €500 upwards.

7. Adventure Parks:

There are several adventure parks in the area with treetop courses, zip lines, and other activities. Prices start at about €25 for adults and €15 for children.

8. Summer Luge:

The Planards amusement park offers a fun luge ride, suitable for children and adults. Prices start from €7 per ride, with discounts available for multiple rides.

9. Golf:

The Golf Club de Chamonix in Les Praz is an 18-hole course with fantastic views. Green fees start at around €60 for adults and €30 for children.

10. Ice Skating and Swimming:

The Richard Bozon Sports Centre has indoor and outdoor pools, a fun water slide, and an ice rink. Entry is about €7 for adults and €5 for children.

Please note that these are approximate prices and actual prices may vary. It’s always recommended to check the current prices and availability with the service providers. Also, many providers offer family or group discounts, so be sure to ask about any special offers.

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