What to do in Chamonix in summer Chamonix during summer time... is not all about hiking

It is also a multitude of outdoor, cultural and culinary activities to experience with family or friends.


What to do in Chamonix in summer : for outdoorsy people!

Try out a variety of activities in the heights of Chamonix which will allow you to discover breathtaking panoramas! The mountain is the ideal place for sporty men and women in search of thrills or for those who are curious and want to discover the valley in a different way.


📸 - Michaël / Fanny / Michaël


  • Downhill mountain biking

Go down the slopes in front of the glacier of the Mont Blanc massif on an electrically assisted mountain bike. There are a variety of places where you can practice this activity to discover the Chamonix Mont Blanc valley. Our guides know all the routes and their different levels of difficulty. They will be happy to help you choose a route that suits you. From Chamonix, through Argentière, Les Houches or Vallorcine, find the perfect mountain bike tour that suits you best!

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  • Rock climbing

Come and discover the Chamonix valley and its surroundings on a rock climbing adventure. Beginners and experienced climbers are welcome since the sites are suitable for all levels! A large panel of options exists: boulder climbing, mountain climbing, ice climbing... each of these climbs will have in common the beauty of the setting. You would prefer to be accompanied by a professional? Our guides will be delighted to share their knowledge and geology expertise with you. 

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  • Hiking

Chamonix is the ideal place to go hiking. There are more than 170 itineraries to choose from, with circuits from one day to several days' walking. There is something for everyone, depending on your abilities. And with an Experience Mont Blanc guide, it's even better! Enjoy the magnificent sceneries, while being accompanied by a passionate local who will tell you all about the region through anecdotes, facts, etc.

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What to do in Chamonix in summer : for those who enjoy beautiful landscapes!

Discover the unmissable touristic sites of the Chamonix valley and enjoy panoramic views of the highest peaks in the Alps! Chamonix attracts tourists from all over the world due to the beauty of its landscapes but also because of its history. People visit Chamonix to see its mythical peaks and breathtaking views.


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  • Aiguille du Midi  

Come and discover one of the highest peaks in Chamonix and reach its summit to admire the exceptional view of the Mont Blanc valley. For the more courageous, try the new attraction "Le Pas dans le Vide" which will allow you to have your feet in the void at more than 1,000 metres above the ground! And why not discover the Mer de Glace? Our guides will take you on an unforgettable day in Chamonix by showing you these two sites which are the most touristic of the resort!

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  • Montenvers & Mer de Glace 

To reach the famous Mer de Glace, take the famous little red train which will take you to the Montenvers site at an altitude of over 1913 m. Once you reach the top, you'll be treated to a breathtaking panorama. To go back down, you can take a cable car or go by foot. 

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What to do in Chamonix in summer : for food lovers! 

Become a chef for an afternoon in a local restaurant in Chamonix or enjoy a cooking class in your chalet. Cook fresh and local products with your chef who will give you all his tips and tricks. Once prepared, all you have to do is taste!  

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What to do in Chamonix in summer : for wine lovers! 

Enjoy a private tour and tasting of exceptional wines in Switzerland's largest wine region. A wine expert will share with you his knowledge of the surrounding landscapes, the history of wine production... 

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What to do in Chamonix in summer : for challengers! 

Come and discover the history of the first ascent of the Mont Blanc in 1786 thanks to a treasure hunt in Chamonix! In teams of 2 to 12 people, come and help Jacques Balmat and Michel Paccard to climb the Mont Blanc ! 

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Cham : the perfect summer destination in the Alps!

You want to go on holiday this summer in the Alps? Don't hesitate and come and discover the Chamonix Valley and all it has to offer. Whether you are a sporty person, a gourmet or you prefer to know more about the historical aspect of the resort, you will be delighted. Experience Mont Blanc and its guides will make your holiday even more magical by offering a variety of authentic, original and professionally supervised activities.




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