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Chamonix Cultural Tour (Self Guided), Chamonix

France has one of the richest cultures in the world. Chamonix culture reflects French and Gallic history and traditions. The Alps in this region add a mountain spirit to its culture. Take the following tour to see the best cultural attractions in Chamonix.
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Chamonix Cultural Tour Map

Guide Name: Chamonix Cultural Tour
Guide Location: France » Chamonix (See other walking tours in Chamonix)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 Km or 1.4 Miles
Author: vickyc
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Tairraz Exhibition Center
  • Cinema VOX
  • Alpine Museum
  • Municipal Library
  • Maison des Jeunes et de la Culture
  • Observatoire Mont-Blanc
Tairraz Exhibition Center

1) Tairraz Exhibition Center

Tairraz Exhibition Center houses a permanent exhibition of crystals and minerals found in the mountains of this region. The works of several artists, mainly mountain-themed such as the Glacier and Men exhibition, can be found here. It is open every day from 2:00 pm until 7:00 pm, and from 10:00 am until noon on school holidays.
Cinema VOX

2) Cinema VOX

Chamonix contains many movie theaters, one of its most popular is Cinema VOX, located in the center of town. It screens the latest French and foreign films, including many English-speaking ones. Films about mountain sports are also featured here. It opens each day at 5:30 pm.
Alpine Museum

3) Alpine Museum (must see)

The Alpine Museum will take you back to 18th century Chamonix. Here you can witness the history of winter sports and its influence on the city’s development, as well as exhibitions dedicated to the Alps. Temporary exhibitions are also rotated on a regular basis.
Municipal Library

4) Municipal Library

The Chamonix Municipal Library is a treasure trove of knowledge for the history and culture of the Alpine region. It exhibits around 800 works related to mountains, skiing and climbing, including books, magazines, games and DVDs. It is open every day from 2:30 pm until 6:30 pm and closed on Sunday and Monday.
Maison des Jeunes et de la Culture

5) Maison des Jeunes et de la Culture

Maison des Jeunes et de la Culture, which translates as the House of Youth and Culture, is also referred to as Maison pour Tous, or the House for Everybody. It features a variety of cultural events, including concerts and art exhibitions.
Observatoire Mont-Blanc

6) Observatoire Mont-Blanc (must see)

Observatoire Mont-Blanc is a Cultural and Socio-Educational Association and Institution in Chamonix. It is dedicated to the research of ecosystems altitude. Here you can learn more about the Alps, and Mont Blanc in particular.

Walking Tours in Chamonix, France

Create Your Own Walk in Chamonix

Create Your Own Walk in Chamonix

Creating your own self-guided walk in Chamonix is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Chamonix Introduction Walk

Chamonix Introduction Walk

Many of Chamonix’s attractions – apart from the surrounding majestic mountain peaks themselves – are one way or another associated with the Alps: statues and monuments of the first climbers of Mont Blanc, etc. Take this orientation walk to explore some of the city’s key attractions.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 Km or 1.6 Miles
Chamonix Shopping Walking Tour

Chamonix Shopping Walking Tour

Chamonix is literally packed with shops, featuring a pedestrian area with stores selling souvenirs and gifts, including tasty regional delicacies such as wine, chocolate and cheese. Take the following tour to experience the best shopping in this lovely mountain town.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.8 Km or 0.5 Miles
Chamonix Nightlife Tour

Chamonix Nightlife Tour

Chamonix not only offers the best skiing adventure in the world, but is also home to a very vibrant nightlife. Featuring a variety of hot nightspots, take the following tour to discover the best live music, DJs and dance clubs in this lovely ski resort town.

Tour Duration: 4 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.7 Km or 6 Miles
Chamonix Delicacies Tour

Chamonix Delicacies Tour

Chamonix contains many gourmand shops, including a fabulous assortment of pâtisseries, bounlangeries and chocolatiers. Coffee and tea are also available to accompany these treats at many of the shops. The following guide will lead you to the best gourmands in Chamonix.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.8 Km or 0.5 Miles
Everyday Life Tour in Chamonix

Everyday Life Tour in Chamonix

The everyday life of Chamonix citizens includes an active outdoor life, involving sports clubs and several wonderful parks. Take the following tour to discover the places where you can experience everyday life in Chamonix.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 Km or 1.6 Miles