Guest Testimonials

  • David and Asa were perfect hosts, very friendly, helpful and good company. David suggested some great hikes in the region and we even managed to get out one afternoon to take Poppy (the dog) for a hike in the hills. They went out of their way to ensure we had an excellent stay.
    Norm, August 2012
  • The chalet is clean, comfortable and well maintained with a roaring log fire in the lounge/dining room. Tasty, home cooked meals are served with tea and cake available in the late afternoon. Even the most voracious skier is left sated.
    Hill, March 2012
  • This cozy and friendly chalet is a real home away from home. The hosts are very knowledgeable and helpful giving loads of suggestions and inspiration what to see and what to do.
    Estrid, July 2012
  • We were 3 couples staying for 4 nights and had the top floor. We had a wondurful time at Chalet Les Pelerins. The stay were very comfortable with great food, great service, great tips for skiing and relaxing baths in the outdoor hottub.Thanks David, Lindsay and Jim for making our weekend trip to Cha...
    Johan B, February 2015
  • The food was fantastic, the rooms clean and comfortable. David the chalet owner was very helpful and kindly provided us with rucksacks and harnesses to do the Valle Blanche which was wonderful.
    George H, March 2012
  • The catering at Chalet Les Pelerins was first class and it was no problem for David and Asa to meet the requirements of those with slightly different diets. The Chalet has an excellent location just a few minutes walk from the town centre and with fantastic views across the alps.
    Richard October 2012
  • Warm, welcoming, charming and very friendly. This chalet has wonderful hosts and their hospitality is second to none. Whether you plan to ski, hike or cycle I can think of no better place to base yourself in Chamonix.
    Sarah, March 2012
  • Staff / owners, breakfast, Chamonix were great. I went with my son (16) and we walked into town each night to eat out. It was brilliant for bed and breakfast and has bus stops right outside for access to all ski areas.
    Aneirin, January 2015
    

Chamonix

Chamonix is a beautiful Alpine town set against some of the most breathtaking mountain scenery to be found anywhere in the world. The jagged peaks of the Mont Blanc Massif which surround the valley have become an adventure sports playground earning Chamonix the nickname of European Capital of Extreme Sports. While Chamonix undoubtedly deserves its reputation there is also lots more to see and do at a slightly more relaxed pace!

Chamonix is a fully functioning town year round with a normal population of around 10,000 which can swell to 10 times that amount during peak season. It has a very cosmopolitan feel with a large number of British and Scandinavian residents as well as visitors from all over the world. Chamonix attracts mountain enthusiasts from all walks of life, it is not uncommon for the person serving your coffee to be a qualified scientist and the person sat next to you is the freeride world champion.  

There are a number of beautiful buildings dotted throughout the town and the alpine museum and guides office are great places for exploring Chamonix’s rich history. Chamonix has a full range of amenities including a number of bars, restaurants, cafes, a great selection of shops, a cinema, ice rink, swimming pool, climbing wall, sports centre and a full range of medical services. For more information on Chamonix town centre check out the things to do tab above.

The valley is a superb location for a number of activities suitable for all abilities and all set against a stunning backdrop. The lift network is extremely impressive and offers great access all around the valley. The pinnacle of the lift network is the Aiguille du Midi which rises for 2800 vertical metres giving unparalleled access to some truly high mountain terrain. The Aguille du Midi is worth a trip in itself just for the spectacular views it offers of the entire mountain range including the majestic Mont Blanc. For the more adventurous the Aiguille du Midi is the starting point for all manner of alpine adventures including the infamous Valle Blanche.  For more information on the various activities available in check out the summer and winter tabs above.