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True town

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, a real true town

Chamonix is not all about ice picks. It's also a real, vibrant town, where life is sweet.


Take a stroll down Chamonix's main high street alongside the brightly coloured, typically Savoyard houses and admire the boutiques !

See the latest fashion collections by Chanel et Moncler.

Discover the most prestigious, cutting edge outdoor sports brands at Snell Sports, The North Face, Mammut, Patagonia, Columbia, Sorel, Quicksilver, Napapjiri, Peak Performance…

Let yourself be charmed by what you'll find inside interior decoration shops such as Boutique Arpin, Rêves d'hiver, Le Chalet de Jules.


Allow yourself half a day to relax at one of Chamonix's well-being centers :

Holiday in ChamonixSpa Le Bachal – Hameau Albert 1er Spa Le Bachal – Hameau Albert 1er Spa Chamonix

300 m away from Chalets Aquarelle, a slice of paradise awaits you inside this old wooden chalet : hot stone treatment, the outdoor swimming pool and its nicely raised park, jacuzzi, hammam, spa and a breathtaking view of the Aiguilles du Midi.

Spa Pure Altitude – Hôtel Le Mont Blanc Spa Chamonix

Enjoy a moment of peace in an all-white, ice floe-like environment, which provides tailor-made treatment to reenergize your body and mind, quality facilities (indoor swimming pool, outdoor jacuzzi, sauna, fitness center, herbal tea room...).


Markets are the best means of finding what's best among local products : local cheeses such as la Tomme or le Reblochon, local pork delicatessen (« diots savoyards », cabbage sausage...), gingerbread, as well as traditional liqueurs…

Here is a list of the markets which you shouldn't pass by, in Chamonix :

Monday : Les Houches.
Tuesday : Chamonix (South).
Saturday : Chamonix (town center), where you can purchase fine and attractive products at affordable prices. Holiday in Chamonix
Sunday (during the season) : Argentière.


Allow yourself a tasty break in one of Chamonix's gourmet tea houses :

La Panière : a wide variety of bread (nuts, cereal)
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Aux Petits Gourmands : shortbread and cookies
Chez Richard : cakes and pastries
L'Atelier Café : pancakes and hot chocolate
Chocolaterie Ancey ou « La maison du nougat » : fine chocolate and nougat