"language trip" Chamonix-Mont-Blanc by iaint

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Travel Guide: 321 reviews and 681 photos

Why here?

My son started French at school in August 03, so he wanted to go somewhere French speaking for the October holidays.

We had a night or two in Geneva, same in Lausanne, then rented a car and headed for the hills.

Alps out of season

I didn't realise how "out of season" October is. Lots of things closed.

We got a good ski chalet in Les Houches, and generally had a good time for 3/4 days.

Weather was good, and Junior did manage a few words in French.

Go back?

Yes, but either in summer or winter. Junior is going back to the Alps to try skiing at Easter 07 (Les Deux Alpes).

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:scenery, food, wine
  • Cons:none I remember
  • In a nutshell:Like this part of France
  • Last visit to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc: Oct 2003
  • Intro Updated Dec 25, 2006
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