Chamonix in family

Chamonix is also a family destination where everyone can have fun and relax

Animal parks

Discover the animals of the high mountains: a magical moment for children and adults alike!

The Merle Wildlife Park (Les Houches)

80 species to observe in their natural environment.

La Réserve Naturelle Nationale des Aiguilles Rouges

Breeding of Saint-Bernard dogs

Address: 223 Chemin des Vorziers - 74310 Les Houches - 04 50 47 23 60

Adventure parks

The Chamonix Leisure Park

The 1,300 meter long summer toboggan, the children's playground and the park's restaurant welcome you to spend a pleasant moment with your family.

Access: Les Planards area.

Open all year round.

Near the Chalets Aquarelle

The Gaillands Accro'Park

Five accrobranche courses of different levels designed by the Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix.


Visit the museum: an alternative in case of bad weather.

The Mer de Glace Museum and the Espace Tairraz

The Mer de Glace Museum

At the top of the Montenvers station, enter the history of the Mer de Glace and the construction of its railway.

The Alpinism Space

Here are listed the most beautiful itineraries of the Mont-Blanc Massif. Test your mountaineering skills on the simulators!

The Crystal Museum

The House of Memory and Heritage

Marcel Wibault Memory Space

The Chamonix Alpine Museum

Sports Center

Richard Bozon Sports Center

Between the indoor pool area, the relaxation area (sauna, hammam, solarium, jacuzzi...), the outdoor beach and the restaurant bar, you will be able to enjoy your day to the fullest. Other infrastructures are available (skate park, basketball court...).


You will find Savoy wines for tasting in the various wine bars of Chamonix, restaurants, and on Saturdays at the Chamonix market (as well as in supermarkets).

Swiss and Italian wines...


Between orchards and vineyards as far as the eye can see, taste the Fendant and typical local grape varieties.


Splendid landscapes and gourmet tables are waiting for you! Five tasting itineraries are to be discovered: the wines of the Mont-Blanc, the Gran Paradiso, the Mount Emilius, the Matterhorn, and the Mont Rose.

In the vicinity

Annecy, or the "Venice of the Alps"

Is an atypical and peaceful city on the lakefront and at the foot of the mountains.

Geneva, Lausanne

A one-day photo tour, to be done by car: La Forclaz, Martigny, Montreux (and the vineyard road on the shores of Lake Geneva), with a stopover in Lausanne or Geneva.

Val Ferret

A magnificent valley at the end of the Mont Blanc tunnel, in Italy, to be done in half a day.