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Everyday Life Tour in Chamonix (Self Guided), 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.
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Everyday Life Tour in Chamonix Map

Guide Name: Everyday Life Tour in Chamonix
Guide Location: France » Chamonix (See other walking tours in Chamonix)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 Km or 1.6 Miles
Author: vickyc
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Blue Lake
  • Le Bistrot des Sports
  • Supermarche U
  • Marion Alain Cinema
  • Chamonix Amusement Park
Blue Lake

1) Blue Lake

The beautiful Blue Lake is one of the preferred places for locals to have picnics, as it is a relaxing retreat from the bustling city center. The mountains and trees reflected in the waters of this lake are an impressive sight. It is also a popular fishing spot among locals.
Le Bistrot des Sports

2) Le Bistrot des Sports

Le Bistrot des Sports, opened in 1924 when the Olympic Games took place in Chamonix, has a traditional design. You will find many local mountain guides here, as well as mountain climbers from around the world. This restaurant’s menu offers classic regional fair.
Supermarche U

3) Supermarche U

Supermarche U, a large supermarket and an ideal place for food shopping, is very popular among locals. Offering everything from local cheese, wines, fruits and vegetables, to any other food items, you will see locals doing their grocery shopping here every day.
Marion Alain Cinema

4) Marion Alain Cinema

The Marion Alain Cinema is a popular place to find locals, particularly younger ones and couples. The cinema is open mainly during the evening, though it opens earlier on days when the weather is bad.
Chamonix Amusement Park

5) Chamonix Amusement Park

Chamonix Amusement Park is the ideal place for locals to pass the time with their kids, friends or family. A variety of activities and games for adults and kids are available here, including panoramic tours, slides, sports fields and much more. A bar and restaurant and picnic grounds are also available. The park is open on Wednesday, week-end & day off from 1.30 to 6.00 pm.

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 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
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 Cultural Tour

Chamonix Cultural Tour

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.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 Km or 1.4 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 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