Chamonix News
What's On

Chamonix News of What's on Where in the Valley from January to April 2015. There's loads of activities for skiers, free riders, boarders as well as non-skiers.

Here's the Chamonix News of What's on Where for the 2014/15 Season:

Come past regularly for Chamonix News of What's On Where in the Valley.

Here's a taste of what is regularly on offer in Chamonix over the winter season for sports lovers, non-skiers and party go-ers. Regularly visit this news for updated events.

Chamonix Events Over Winter

What's On at Chamonix. Click on the Month to go to the month's activities.

For details of Chamonix Events by month click as required

January | February | March | April

SnowSports International Races

World Cup at Kandahar, Les Houches

Look out for news of International Snowsport races in the Valley including FIS, World Cup and European Cup races.

FIS stands for Federation Internationale de Ski - that's the prime international organization that governs international grade snowsports competitions.  The energy at these events is truly amazing, and what more, you get to ski and see the athletes train prior to the event.

Chamonix hosts

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

Ice Hockey

You'll find Ice Hockey Games at the Ice Rink near the Swimming Pool. The little eco bus, Le Mulet goes past.

Ice Hockey games are held at the ice skating rink located opposite the Richard Boson Swimming Pool.  You can get there on the eco bus but when it is too late and you've missed the night bus, it is not too far a walk back to the center of town.

Check the news and with the Tourist Office for the weekly games.

Click here for a list of Ice Hockey games and details.

Join in the Chamonix Races!

Nordic or Cross Country Competitions

Nordic Events

There are loads of Nordic activities such as Biathlon, skating, snowshoeing, dog sledding over the course of the season.

Where: Domaine Nordique , Chamonix-Mont-Blanc.

This is the cross country trails which start at the building "Ski de Fond Chamonix".  It's like their local Nordic Shelter. The free little eco bus stops right outside here.

Check out the calendar

For Non-skiers

Charming village along the Le'Arve, the river that runs through the valley

Walking Tours

The tourist office conducts 2 hour walks in French on the History of Chamonix.

As well,  two official Chamonix Guides, Christine and Teresa also guide tourists on walks in the Valley.  Providing there is sufficient numbers, these can be conducted in English. Call ahead to enquire. 

Teresa's Photo walks includes traditional Haute Savoie life culminating in a visit to a Michelin Chef's kitchen.

Christine has a choice of walking tours:

  • Discover the Oldest Historic Hotels in Chamonix
  • Discover Argentiere
  • A walk down Rue Paccard and Vallot

Please call in advance to enquire if the walk will be conducted in English. Some of the walks will be in English providing there are sufficient numbers.

Discover the Inner Workings of a Ski Resort

Les Houches has throughout February and March some amazing tours where ordinary folk get to see how stuff happens at a winter resort and most of the activities are free.

  • Ride a piste bully
  • Tours with an instructor
  • Find out how artificial snow making happens
  • Check out the machinery for the lifts

Other Fun Stuff for Non-Skiers

  • Farmers Market every Wednesday at Les Houches
  • Drinkies hosted by the tourist offices at Argentiere and Les Houches

Street Parties!

Just come along and join in the partying.

Entertainment on-piste at Les Houches

Talks, Music and Exhibitions.

Look out for the information session on Off Piste Safety.

The Adventure Film Festival with talks from mountaineers and adventurers.

Select the month you're visiting to check out what's on in the Chamonix Valley.

We update the calendar as we learn more Chamonix news of What Is On Where.  Look out for our bloglets. Hotels and restaurants often have DJ's, and  big rave parties seem to be the "thing". We'll publish these as Chamonix News as we receive notifications.

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