Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, a real city

Chamonix does not only live to the rhythm of the ice axes, it is also a real town, dynamic, where life is good.


Stroll down Chamonix's main street, past the typically Savoyard houses with their bright colors, and admire its stores!

Find the latest fashion collections at Chanel and Moncler.

Discover the finest outdoor sports brands at the cutting edge of technology at: Snell Sports, The North Face, Mammut, Patagonia, Columbia, Sorel, Quicksilver, Napapjiri, Peak Performance...

You'll also fall in love with interior design: Arpin boutique, Rêves d'hiver, Le Chalet de Jules.

Spas and health centers

Treat yourself to a half-day of relaxation in one of the city's treatment centers.

Spa Le Bachal - Hameau Albert 1er

300 meters from the Aquarelle chalets, a corner of paradise awaits you in this old wooden chalet: hot stone treatment, outdoor pool with access to the beautifully wooded park, jacuzzi, hammam, spa, and an unobstructed view of the Aiguilles du Midi.

Spa Pure Altitude - Hôtel Le Mont Blanc

Enter an "ice floe" space where white is the rule for a moment of serenity. Tailor-made treatments to give your muscles and your spirit new dynamism, quality infrastructures (indoor pool, outdoor jacuzzi, sauna, fitness area, herbal tea room ...) and a staff that is there to listen to your every need.

Local markets

The markets are the best way to find the best local product.

Local cheeses such as Tomme and Reblochon, local charcuterie such as Savoyard diots and cabbage sausage, gingerbread, and even traditional liqueurs...

Local markets not to be missed in Chamonix:

Monday: Les Houches

Tuesday: Chamonix (South)

Saturday: Chamonix (downtown) where you can find beautiful and good products at affordable prices. Holidays in Chamonix

Sunday (during the season): Argentière

Tea rooms

Treat yourself to a gourmet break in one of Chamonix's gourmet tea rooms:

La Panière: a wide variety of breads (nuts, cereals)

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Aux Petits Gourmands: shortbread and cookies

Chez Richard: pastries and viennoiseries

L'Atelier Café: pancakes and hot chocolate

Chocolaterie Ancey or " La maison du nougat ": fine chocolates and nougat