SUMMER IN CHAMONIX

In the summer months of stunning sunshine, Chamonix and the surrounding areas offer an abundance of summer activities including walking, cycling, riding, climbing and running routes.

 

As one of the few alpine resorts that stays open all year round, Chamonix draws the outdoor enthusiasts and thrill-seekers, as well as those simply looking for some fresh air and relaxation. Here's our guide to things to do in Summer.

BIKING

The valley of Chamonix offers a large amount of exciting and challenging biking trails, from casual bike rides to heart thumping downhill terrains. 

Explore the many wonderful bike trails with a bike instructor, who will not only teach you the best techniques, but also show you hidden spots and the most suitable terrain for your group.
Price with an instructor: from €200/half day or €300/full day + rental
Up to 6 people
(Suitable for all ages, but you need to be a confident biker to get the most out of the experience.)

PARAPENTE

Take in the wondrous views of the Alps parapenting over Chamonix.

The Chamonix valley is perfect for keen parapenters, as well as novices wanting to experience that flying feeling whilst soaking up the impressive panorama of the Mont Blanc mountain chain.

Price: €140/person 

Suitable for all ages!
 

RAFTING FOR FAMILIES

Rafting on the river Arve is equally as adrenaline-pumping, and is a fantastic way to explore Chamonix from the water as the river crosses the town centre!
 

Everyone will love the glacial waters of Chamonix and be super happy and exhilerated after a great rafting experience, on the Class II river. 45mins navigation.

 

Price: 35€ child 10-11 yrs / 45€ adult

ACTION RAFTING IN ITALY

The Dora Baltea, Grade III - IV


The Dora Baltea River in Italy is one of the best white water adventures in Europe!  A short journey to Italy takes us to the river.
Along a 30 kilometre stretch of the ‘Dora’ river you will experience an active adventure and intense thrills on BIG waves - its a adrenalin filled amazing day out!
You must be able to swim well
Half day a.m/p.m


Half day €100 / Full day
 €140
From 15 yrs
, transport included

HORSE RIDING

One of the best ways to discover the Chamonix valley is on horseback. For novices or confident riders, there is something for everyone.

 

The Mont Blanc horse center runs all year round and offers outings in stunning Alpine surroundings.

Price: €54/person for a 2h ride

From 9 years of age and experienced riders. Min 3 pers. 
Beginners and children under 9 are welcome and will have their lesson at the centre.

GLACIER WALKING

This is an amazing once in a lifetime experience! For those who have never set foot on ice before and the more experienced.
Armed with crampons, harnesses and ice axes, your guide will lead you to one of the most beautiful phenonemons on earth. Marvel at the sea of ice, see crevasses and even have a go at ice climbing.

You need to hire an altitude pack including shoes, crampons and ice axe.

Hire a Guide: €
360 (1-2 person)/ €
390 (3-4 person)

 

HIKING

Chamonix has over 350km of well marked hiking routes to suit everyone.

Get the best out of your hike with your private guide for a half or full day.
Half day : €140
 From 1 to 8 people.                          

Full day:
 €240 
From 1 to 8 people. 

YOGA & MEDITATION

If you want to take a break from the excitement of all the action or want to spend your holiday in relaxation and wellness Yoga, massages or day trips to surrounding areas for lovely walks are easily done.



Private Yoga sessions can be arranged in the privacy of the beautiful surroundings of your private summer chalet and is a wonderful way to spend your time enjoying the peace and tranquility the mountains bring.

Private instruction: €80 - €100/h

GOLF

The stunning golf course in Chamonix is renowned for its dramatic views and unique setting. Golfers come from all around the world to play on this interesting, and immaculate course - located next door to the fabulous restaurant La Cabane des Praz, which is a perfect end to a long day of golf. Driving ranges and 18-hole course.

 

Price from 1st - 15th July and from 16th - 30th Sep:
18 holes adult €81 / 18 holes junior €57

 

Price from 16th July - 15th September:

18 holes adult €91 / 18 holes junior €64

ROCK CLIMBING

Chamonix is one of the most historical spots for rock climbing. This is a wonderful activity for all abilities, and a lovely way of testing your mental and physical strength.

Hire a guide for the day (or half day) to introduce you to this fun and thrilling activity.

Suitable from 3yrs of age (or min 100cm tall).


Half day: €225 1-2 people / €250 3-4 people
Full day: €360 1-2 people / €390 3-4 people
+ rental of climbing shoes

ACCRO PARC

The Chamonix Accro Parc offers 6 courses and more than 70 treetops elements and obstacles for the youngest to the most active.

Giant zip-line, wobbly bridges, Tarzan swings, quick jump and more. 
Various courses available for all levels, from 100cm tall
From €9 for the smallest participants to €26 for adults. (3 hours of activity)

TENNIS

The tennis courts in Chamonix are located just outside the centre of town, offering the most amazing views and beautiful setting. There are both indoor and outdoor tennis courses, as-well as squash courses.
Open every day from 8.30am - 10.30pm from 4th June - 31st August
Prices: 1h indoor tennis for 2 people: €17.40 / 1h

Squash €5.40/person
1h outdoor tennis €25.40 for 2 people

Lessons with qualified instructors, react rental available. Court shoes are obligatory.