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Classic and electric mountain bike enthusiasts can explore the Chamonix Valley with more confidence this summer following the introduction of new signage and a dedicated bike map which can be picked up from all the tourist offices in the area

There are mountain bike trails for all ages and all abilities in Chamonix

There are a large number of circuits to suit all abilities, ranging from easy fun routes, moderately difficult trails and more technical and sporty itineraries.

This is just one of the many sporting and cultural activities available in the spectacular Chamonix-Mont-Blanc.

Water sports

Water based sports include rafting and hydrospeed. Or how about canyoning, which involves jumping in water holes and slipping down natural slides?

If you are looking for a more meditative way of enjoying the water, you can also fish in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Valley, at the Les Gaillands and Les Chavants lakes.

Flying high

If you fancy a bird’s eye view of the area there are opportunities for beginner and experienced paragliders alike. You can find all free flying information in the brochure Free flying in the Mont Blanc region.

Panoramic helicopter flights with Chamonix Mont Blanc Hélicoptères – CMBH are also available.

Tennis & Squash

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc tennis club provides tennis lessons and courses on the 30 courts in the Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Valley. There is also a squash hall.

Trail running

The Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Valley is a popular destination for trail runners. Visit the Vallée du Trail website to find marked-out courses for all levels. The routes have been made famous by some of the best-known trail-running events such as the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc and the Mont-Blanc Marathon. 
Run in the footsteps of international champions. 

These are just a selection of a full programme of sporting and cultural events throughout the villages of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Valley during the summer. For a full programme of events, and information on accommodation, go to:



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