ACTIVITIES & FINE ADDRESSES
SERVOZ MONT-BLANC, THE AUTHENTIC
Gateway to the Chamonix Valley, Servoz is located south of Mont Blanc. A charming village conducive to rest and healing, Servoz is located just ten kilometers from downtown Chamonix, near the peaks and lifts.
Rich with chapels, bread ovens and fountains, which contribute to the charm and the atmosphere of the village, Servoz is classified heritage of the Pays de Savoie.
A 360 ° view allows you to observe the Mont Blanc massif, Pormenaz, the chain of Fiz, the chain of Aravis, Tete noire and Prarion.
Les Houches (5 km from Chalet ToutBlanc)
950-1900 m, 55 km de pistes: 2 black, 12 red, 6 blue, 2 green.
The largest single ski area in the valley stretching from 950m to 1900m above sea level.
An exceptional 360 ° panorama of the Mont-Blanc massif is offered from the top: 55 km of slopes.
At the foot of Mont-Blanc, trails set in the forest offer all the pleasures of skiing: beginners welcomed in a specially equipped space at the top of the Prarion gondola, to freestyle enthusiasts on the snowpark next to the Schuss des Dames chairlift, up to the best skiers on the planet who come during the World Cups on the mythical piste "Verte des Houches"!
Les Houches ski resort is perfect for children, ESF ski school and with a nursery for the happiness of children. Monitors are multilingual. Les Houches is FAMILLE PLUS certified.
OTHER NEARBY SKI RESORTS
Brévent - Flégère
12 km from Chalet ToutBlanc
1030-2525 m, 56 km of pistes: 7 black, 7 red, 13 blue, one green
17 km from Chalet ToutBlanc
1235-3300 m, 28 km of slopes: 6 black, 4 red, 5 blue, snowpark
Col de Balme
23 km from Chalet ToutBlanc
1030-2525 m, 32 km of pistes: 2 green, 14 blue, 4 red
24 km from Chalet ToutBlanc
1113m – 2350m, 445 km of pistes, 235 pistes
22 km from Chalet ToutBlanc
1160m – 2450m, 120 km of pistes, 48 pistes
AIGUILLE DU MIDI CABLE CAR - PANORAMIC MONT-BLANC
The cable car reaches an altitude of 3842 m which ranks it among the highest in the world.
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Summit of the Aiguille du Midi: 3842 m of altitude. Everything is big, huge and white.
At your feet, the famous ridge, then THE descent ... 23 Km and 2000m of elevation to be enjoyed along the slopes and bowls of this mythical glacier.
In a magical universe, you slip between seracs and crevasses, before a possible lunch break at the Refuge du Requin. With panoramic viws ... Mont Blanc, Grandes Jorasses, Drus, Aiguille Verte. A must !
DISCOVER EXCLUSIVE ROUTES ...
According to your technical capacities and the snow conditions, several itineraries will be proposed to you: the Classic, the Envers, the Petit Envers, the Grand Envers.
At the exit of the Mer de glace, about 20 minutes of skis on the back will be necessary to reach either the Montenvers train or the Mottets hut before heading to Chamonix.
Ask us for our list of guides.
THE STEP IN THE VOID
Breathtaking! Thrill-seekers will appreciate the new attractio... a technological feat and unforgettable experience! More than a thousand meter void under your feet, in this glass box, glazed on 5 of its faces... A small step for the visitor, chills guaranteed ...
MONTENVERS TRAIN AND MER DE GLACE
It takes about twenty minutes to climb the 1000 meters of elevation that brings you from Chamonix to the Montenvers-Mer de Glace site. The trip takes place aboard the famous little red cogwheel train. Time stops. The road on the side of the mountain, goes up in the middle of the forest, through tunnels cut in the rock and some viaducts. The high mountain is displayed after the last turn, the magic starts: you arrived at destination at the foot of the Mer de Glace, Drus and Grand Jorasses, at 1913 m altitude.
Starting point for many hikes.
CHILDREN SUMMER ACTIVITIES
Chamonix and particularly Les Houches, labeled Famille Plus.
From an early age, Les Houches and Servoz will be the scene of the first exploits, first discoveries and unique sensations. Whether they marvel at the falling snow, whether they follow the marmot trail or learn the many activities that are offered to them, the children will, spend a wonderful holiday in Les Houches / Servoz.
Your children will be able to chase marmottes in PARC DE MERLET, have fun in the PARADISE des PRAZ, swim in the Chamonix Pool, go on donkey rides, go to the pony forests ... and especially get the milk on the farm at 18h next to the chalet.
Air Sports Chamonix
A very serious school of paragliding, teachers pedagogues.
Well located in Chamonix, large landing ground next to the school.
OUR BEST ADDRESSES
RESTAURANT DES GORGES DE LA DIOSAZ
Near the chalet. An inventive and gourmet cuisine. Laurent has developed dishes and take-away menus for the whole family. Possibility to compose your menu. Special order (Birthdays, Christmas, Events.) On the road leading to the famous Gorges de la Diosaz, a typical chalet with its beautiful wood paneling. We come here for the generous cuisine of the chef, respectful of the seasons using local produce: or how to combine originality and authenticity. Modern, creative, gastronomical!
RESTAURANT LA SAUVAGEONNE
Near the chalet, a refined cuisine in a warm setting. Welcoming and caring service. The wine list is very rich and the owner Valéry a sommelier. For lovers of good food.
THE BEST GASTRONOMIC RESTAURANTS
Le Comptoir Nordique
You will probably make a detour to the Comptoir Nordique whose low price lunch attracts half of the town! The chef's style? A market cuisine that favors seasonal products, and a special care in the preparation of plates. The recipe for success.
Modern, creative – 20 € to 85 €
On the menu of this warm 18th century farm, many herbs and spices for Italian cuisine that showcases superb organic products. Gluten-free restaurant.
Italian – 18 € to 51 €
L'Auberge du Bois Prin
A table loving alpine herbs and organic, admire the kitchen garden at the foot of the hostel (as soon as the snow melts). The plates breathe the good air of the mountain, like the views of the Chamonix peaks!
Modern, creative – 29 € to 95 €
A typical farm, rebuilt piece by piece within the luxurious Hameau Albert 1er. When we have tasted the delicious little dishes here, we are totally bewitched. Made with superb local products, they are generous, noble and tasty, as were the recipes of our grandmothers ...
Traditional, Classic – 20 € to 66 €
OUR FAVORITE RESTAURANTS
The best pizzas in the area and excellent Italian specialties. Pasta with truffles, risotto. Casa Valerio is open every day of the year and full every night. Mandatory reservation.
Italian - 13 € - 35 €
Les Vielles Luges
Altitude restaurant, on the slopes of Les Houches in an exceptional setting, traditional cuisine.
Savoyard cuisine - 13 € - 35 € Attention no credit cards.
A delicious Japanese restaurant, fast service restaurant very popular, remember to book.
Japanese - 9 € - 25 €
Moo Bar Cuisine
Dish of the day and hamburgers
Good Junk food - 11 € - 35 €
Bar and après ski restaurant at the foot of the Bellevue cable car in Les Houches .
A la carte, breakfasts, Fish and chips every Friday. - 10 € - 20 €
In Chamonix and surroundings, enjoy many spas.
Here is our selection:
- QC Terme
- Les Thermes du Mont blanc in Saint-Gervais
- Hôtel Héliopic's spa in Chamonix
- Granges d'En Haut spa in Les Houches
- Les Thermes de Pré Saint Didier
From the chalet, go for a stroll or a great hike! The 350 km of beautifully maintained trails that run through the valley invite you to discover more than 160 routes adapted to everyone.
Walking in the valley bottom in the smell of fir trees, take a little altitude and taste the blueberries in a grandiose setting or collect the uneven ...
From a family day trip to a circuit with nights in shelters, everyone can organize according to abilities and wishes.
LE JARDIN DES CIMES
Wonderful gardens in the heart of the Mont Blanc region.
A shot of adrenaline and a bird's-eye view of the Mont-Blanc massif with Chamonix Mont-Blanc Helico. There are several circuits available ranging from 10 to 30 minutes and from 75 to 200 euros in cost. Panoramic flights, taxi flights, events
TRAMWAY DU MONT-BLANC
A tourist attraction built at the beginning of the 20th century The tramway is a cogwheel train that goes to Le Fayet and takes you to the top of Les Houches ski resort (Bellevue) and then to Le Nid d'Aigle. The highest train in France the station is at an altitude of 2372 m. Spectacular view on the Mont-Blanc massif.
Nid d’Aigle is the last stop before the ascent of Mont Blanc.
Bellevue is the starting point for many hikes ( Col du tricot, chalets des Miages etc…)
L'agence Osmose based in Chamonix offers a service of chefs at home, catering and cooking classes.
Share a good meal made with fresh, local and seasonal products to draw energy and a nutritious vitality, festive and tasty. The know-how of a chef just for yuorselves, at home, between hedonists and friends!
Basile Goy officiates the chalet, all the time booked but if you are forward-thinking, you will be rewarded.
CHAMONIX JAZZ CLUB - LA MAISON DES ARTISTES
Since 2015, the Maison des Artistes offers the public of Chamonix exceptional creations by the best international jazzmen.
It also has the mission to support the talents by organizing:
- musical springboards with the aim of helping, receiving and advising musicians
- a jazz competition with for endowment the recording of a CD as well as a concert on the main stage of the Cosmojazz Festival
- Master Classes by conductors, soloists or jazzmen, open to the public and students of music schools
- recording sessions in the presence of an audience
- seminars. writing songs, live shows.
La Maison des Artistes is open every day from 12h to 1h. 84 Chemin de la Tournette, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Original, functional and sustainable products made from natural materials. Objects loaded with poetry that have a story!
Objects both beautiful and useful, seductive and practical, a hundred leagues ephemeral gadget.
Many products made in France at reasonable prices.
Original posters and decoration.