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Chamonix Events in January 2015

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What's on in Chamonix
Events - January 2015


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Details of events held over the course of the season are not repeated each month. If you can't locate the details in this month, check the link reference on the calendar details and go to the first month of listing.


Chamonix Events In January 2015
International Sport

FIS Competition

Event: FIS Grand Slalom International Championships

When: Wednesday Jan 7, Thursday Jan 8, 2015 at 18:00

Where: Les Planards, Chamonix Mont Blanc

Cost:  No charge

Details:  Club des Sports  t  04 50 53 11 57   e  club@chamonixsport.com
w  http://www.chamonixsport.com


Swatch Freeride World Tour and Freeride Juniors

The Ultimate Freeride Competition. The events in Chamonix is the second part of a 5 location World Tour culminating at the end of March in Verbier.

When:   Events are from Friday 23 to Thursday 29 January, 2015

            Elite Competition - January 24, 2015 at 8:15am

             Junior Freeride - January 25, 2015

Where:   Brevent-Flegere, Chamonix Mont Blanc for the comp

In the center of Chamonix at Place Balmat and Triangle de l'Amitie for animations, concerts, demonstrations, signature sessions, DJ Ayhan and more

Cost:      No Charge

More Info: Tourist Office, Chamonix  
t  04 50 53 00 24   
e
  info@chamonix.com
w  http://www.freerideworldtour.com

More details on the FreeRide World Tour Series



Chamonix Events In January 2015
Snowsports

Ice Hockey

Event:  Ice Hockey

When:  Friday Jan 19,  2015  at 20:30 Chamonix vs Amiens.

            Tuesday Jan 13, at 20:30  Chamonix vs Strasbourg

             Tuesday Jan 20, at 20:30   Chamonix vs Angers

             Saturday Jan 31, at 20:30 Chamonix vs Gap

Where: Ice Rink at La Patinoire , Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Cost:    Adult : 14 €, child : 8 € (Child more than 8 yrs old.)

Club des Sports  t  04 50 53 11 57  club@chamonixsport.com
w  http://www.chamonixsport.com


Ski Touring Relay Race

Events Held Tuesday January 6, 2015

Where:  Les Planards , Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Club des Sports   t    04 50 53 11 57  e   club@chamonixsport.com
http://www.chamonixsport.com



Events At Les Houches

International Ski Challenge for Clubs and Individuals

The inaugural "Les Houches Mont Blanc Ski Cup- Kandahar Junior" is open to 220 competitors from 7 nations,  for giant slalom and slalom events on the world famous La Verte/ Kandahar piste.

When: Friday January 9 to Sunday 11th,  2015

Where: La Piste Verte, Centre Village, Les Houches

Charge: No fee

More information: Ski club   e    contact@skiclubleshouches.fr
http://www.skiclub-leshouches.fr


Night Skiing with hot mulled wine and hot chocolate.

When: Every Thursday evening from 20:30 to 22:00 from January 8, to February 5, 2015

            Thursday January 8,  2015 

            Thursday January 15,  2015 

            Thursday January 22,  2015 

            Thursday January 29,  2015

            Thursday February 5,  2015

Where: Piste du Tourchet, Avenue des Alpages , Les Houches

Cost : No Charges

More Info: Office de Tourisme Les Houches & Servoz
  04 50 55 50 62
info@leshouches.com



Farmers Market

For local produce, artisan cheeses and breads, seasonal vegetables and fruit.

When: Every Wednesday afternoon from 3 to 7 pm

Where: Le Pain de Chibon - Gérard BERRUX Route du Pont , Les Houches



A Traditional Feast 

Cheese Fondue and dance

Menu:  fondue, salad, dessert, kir and coffee

When: Saturday January 24,  2015 at 20:00

Where:  Espace Olca , Les Houches

Cost:  There is a charge.

Details: Harmonie municipale - L'Echo des Glaciers   t  06 45 87 60 66



Chamonix Events In January 2015
Events For Non-Skiers

Teresa's Photo Walks

This looks interesting. You'll have the opportunity to visit little hamlets in the Chamonix Valley and see a master chef at work. Teresa will lead a group to take photos of traditional Savoie life in Chamonix. 

Reservations are essential.


Teresa Kaufman has three separate tours:

1. Photo walks in a protected alpine forest backdropped with snow fields and traditional savoy chalets.

When:        Tuesdays 6, 13 and 27 January 2014 at 1:20pm

Cost:          25 euros

Meet:         Rendez-vous devant la gare de Montroc Montroc , Argentière


2. Les promenades photo de Teresa

CHAMONIX – HIDDEN PATHS & OLD FARMS FOLLOWED BY HIGH TEA

A labyrinth of paths take us to neighborhood of beautiful old farmhouses and turn-of-the century villas facing the Mont Blanc. High tea awaits us back in town in a charmingly restored palace-hotel.

When:        Thursday January 8, at 2pm

                 Tuesday 20 January, 2pm

                 Thursday 29 January, 2 pm

Cost:          40 euros

Meet:          Rendez-vous devant l'église Saint Michel , Chamonix-Mont-Blanc ( that's the little church in the center of town)



3. From Sun to Sunset and Sweet Confections of a Master Chef

We walk up an ancient snowy path to a little-known neighborhood where no cars can climb.  Late-afternoon light on the Mont Blanc assures splendid sunset impressions. Amazing dessert chef Cyril Gerard prepares for us a sweet treat in front of the fire at the Auberge du Bois Prin.

When:        Friday January 2, at 2pm

                 Thursday January 15, 2pm

                 Thursday January 22, 2 pm

Cost:          40 euros

Meet:          Rendez-vous devant l'église Saint Michel , Chamonix-Mont-Blanc ( that's the little church in the center of town)


Contact:   Teresa Kaufman - Les promenades photo de Teresa  06 08 95 89 42   e teresa.kaufman@wanadoo.fr
w  http://www.teresakaufman.com

Equipment:  Camera of any sort including smart phones, sturdy walking shoes

Guided walks on easy paths and small roads.
Good shoes and appropriate attire in case of bad weather.
Guaranteed departure with minimum of 4 or 5.
Private walks and itineraries upon request.


Christine's Cultural Walking Tours

1. Discover 250 years of history - about Rue Paccard and Rue Vallot.

When:  Meet at 2 pm

           January - Friday 23 Jan

           February - Friday 6 and 20 Feb

           March - Friday 6 and 20 March


Where: Rendez-vous à l'angle de la rue Paccard avec l'avenue de l'aiguille du midi , Chamonix-Mont-Blanc ( this is where the pedestrian only paved street ends at Avenue Aiguille du Midi)

Cost: 12 euros


2. Discover Argentiere

When:  Meet at 2 pm

           January - Wednesday 28 Jan

           February - Wednesday 18 Feb

           March - Wednesday 11 and 25 March

Where: the SNCF railway station at Argentiere

Cost: 10 euros


3. Discover The Grand Old Palace Hotels

When:  Meet at 2 pm

           January - Friday Jan 30

           February - Wednesday Feb 11 and Friday Feb 27

           March - Friday March 13

Where: the Tourist Office, Place du Triangle de l'Amitié, Chamonix Mont Blanc

Cost: 12 euros


Contact: Visite guidée Chamonix et environs - Christine Boymond-Lasserre
t : +33(0)6 07 21 51 90



History Of Chamonix

When:         Every Thursday through to April 30th, 2015 at 10 am

Meet:          Tourist Office, Chamonix Mont Blanc

About:         A cultural event - A history of Chamonix

Cost:          8 euros

Contact:     t  04 50 53 00 24   e  info@chamonix.com

This 2 hour walk is in French only




Chamonix Events In January 2015
Talks/Exhibitions/Music/ Theatre

Talks

About Mont Blanc

Speakers: Paul Guichonnet, author and historian and Christian Mollier, author and mountain guide.

When: Friday January 16, 2015 at 6 pm

Where: Salle du Bicentenaire , Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Charge: No fee

Contact: Les Amis du vieux Chamonix
t +33(0)4 50 55 94 67



Exhibitions

Photographic Journalist Philippe Gaussot's 400 photos from 1944 to 1959

Where:  Place du Triangle de l'Amitié , Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Charge: free


Historical Chamonix in 3 D

When: Till March 29, 2015. Every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

           From 2 to 6 pm

Where:  La Maison de la Mémoire et du Patrimoine 90 rue des Moulins , Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Charge: 3 euros

Contact: La Maison de la Mémoire et du Patrimoine
+33(0)4 50 54 78 55  w http://www.chamonix.com/exposition-chamonix-d-antan-en-3d,43-SITRA2_EVE_552665-9824-1,en.html


Paintings by Zoë KRONBERGER

When: Everyday till May 10, 2015

Where: Hôtel le Hameau Albert 1er 38 route du Bouchet B.P. 55, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Charge: Free entry

Contact: Hôtel le Hameau Albert 1er
t: +33(0)4 50 53 05 09


Restored Alpine Prints

A collection of Alpine themed prints from the 17th Century to contemporary artists.

When: Everyday, between 2 and 6 pm to May 17, 2015. Closed Tuesdays

Where: Musée alpin La Résidence 89 avenue Michel Croz, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Charge: 5 e


Data for Chamonix events in January 2015, courtesy of the Chamonix's official site. Click on the link to view the full list of events.



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