A Week of Chamonix Skiing with the Family

8 Days | Family-friendly Travel, Skiing & Adventure

Spend a week exploring Chamonix’s best skiing and outdoors activities.

Liberty | From $2,099 pp

Families will love staying in comfortable apartments nestled between pines. Located in the village resort of Les Houces, it’s just 10 minutes from Chamonix. The apartment package can include access to the spa, which has gentle natural products appropriate for children and teenagers. This itinerary includes passes to ski at Chamonix’s Mont-Blanc, Plannard, Grands Montets, Les Houces, Domaine de Blame Vallorcine, and Brevent-Flégère areas, but can be adapted to include additional family-friendly activities like ice-skating, sledding, and dogsledding.

Day by Day


Day 1: Geneva Airport - Chamonix

Private transfer from the airport to your accommodation

A private driver will pick you up at your arrival at Geneva airport and drive you safely to your accommodation in the ski station of Chamonix.

Discover the ski resort of Chamonix

The whole world meets in “Cham”. In the streets of this “high mountain city,” you will hear all languages. But this summit meeting is held in a common spirit, that of mountaineering enthusiasts, its legends and ethics.

In the heart of the city, between two shopping trips, look up: everywhere it is there. 4810 m of rock, snow, ice, and dream for everyone, Mont-Blanc.

Ski equipment rental nearby your stay

Rent the newest equipment each season, for enjoyable high-performance skiing from the ski shop near your resort. The pack includes a pair of skis (or snowboard), boots and helmet.

Day 2: Chamonix

Ski pass – Chamonix Mont-Blanc Unlimited

Take advantage of your 6-days pass to discover the Chamonix ski area.

Included: Ski areas Chamonix + Houches St-Gervais + Vallée, access to the Aiguille du Midi; Montenvers Mer de Glace; Mont Blanc tramway, Top Grands Montets, Cham Val’ (swimming pool, ice-rink), 1 Downhill-Sledge / day, Funivie Mont-Bianco. Included under certain conditions: Megève ski area – Evasion Mt-Blanc, Courmayeur, Verbier 4 Vallées.

Day 3: Chamonix

Full day at Chamonix Planards Ski Area

Just a 2 minutes from the centre of Chamonix, an extensive ski area for beginners and intermediate skiers. 41 snow canons guarantee conditions all winter long.

This conveniently located ski area is ideal for children & beginners: facilities include a conveyor belt and kindergarten drag lift, two easy drag lifts servicing two green runs and a four-man chairlift up to 1249m which services a long blue and red run. The latter hosts international slalom contests throughout the winter.

And discover the incredible non-skier ride: the Chamonix Alpine Coaster Luge – a real mountain coaster!

Day 4: Chamonix

Full day Skiing at Chamonix at The Grands Montets

Situated between the altitudes of 1235 m. and 2800 m., the Grands Montets area enables you to ski the greatest height losses in the world in the heart of the mountains, close to a glacier.

The pistes are spread over three slopes – the Argentière glacier, Lognan and the Pendant which also offer magnificent off-piste, known throughout the world and essential for
free-riders. The quality of the snow coverage is remarkable up until May. For freestyle enthusiasts, a snowpark and a boardercross are open in the Lognan area. You can ski back to the resort on the Pierre à Ric piste.

Day 5: Chamonix

Full day Skiing at Chamonix at Les Houches

The ski area of Les Houches / Saint Gervais extends from an altitude of 950m to 1900m. From the summit one has a spectacular 360° view of the Mont-Blanc massive. And with 55 km of slopes meandering through the forests, you will discover the real pleasures of skiing.

When necessary, artificial snow coverage is assured by more than 120 snow maker machines.

Day 6: Chamonix

Full day Skiing at Chamonix at The Domaine de Balme Vallorcine

In the heart of nature. Accessed via the villages of Le Tour and Vallorcine, the snow-covered alpine pastures offer numerous possibilities on two distinct mountainsides.

From Charamillon, enjoy the wide-open gentle slopes overlooking the entire Chamonix valley and on the Vallorcine side, ski beautiful tree-lined pistes bordering on Switzerland.

Day 7: Chamonix

Full day Skiing at Chamonix at Brevent-Flegere

An unrivaled panorama of the ‘roof’ of Europe and its surrounding summits. Access Brévent from the center of Chamonix or Flégère from Chamonix Les Praz (3km from Chamonix). At the bottom of the ski area, there is a beginner area: the Savoy which can be accessed on foot from the resort center.

A south-facing ski area for skiers of every level, with superb gullies, on the edge of a nature reserve.

Day 8: Chamonix - Geneva Airport

Private transfer from your accommodation to the airport

A private driver will pick you up at your accommodation and drive you safely to the Geneva airport

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About This Trip:

    • Enjoy 24/7 English-spoken telephone assistance while traveling
    • This itinerary includes transport, activities, guides, accommodations with breakfasts, and other listed services
    • Price is in USD per person, assuming double occupancy. Note that prices and availability are subject to change.

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