VERTICALP EMOSSON – a vertiginous day out en famille! (SWITZERLAND)

SUMMER 2022 update – not yet open ! A couple of 🍁 autumns ago now, MBFF had a super adventure: we were invited to test out 🚃 VerticAlp Emosson ! We had the most gloriously ☀️ sunny day to experience this phenomenal feat of engineering, which also has a rich history. I would say that 🍂 autumn – before closure for the season at the end … Continue reading VERTICALP EMOSSON – a vertiginous day out en famille! (SWITZERLAND)

RAINY DAYS au Pays du Mont-Blanc

You have perhaps heard that saying ☔️ “ there’s no such thing as bad weather; just badly dressed people “ ? Well, I heard this several times on a couple of work trips to 🇮🇸 Iceland . . . and that may well be, but even the strongest of resolves can be broken by 🌧 DAYS and DAYS of rainy weather in the mountains (especially when you … Continue reading RAINY DAYS au Pays du Mont-Blanc

PISTES de LUGE au Pays du Mont-Blanc (and nearby)

The ❄️ FIRST SNOWFALL au Pays du Mont-Blanc . . . when the ❄ first snowflakes arrive, the excitement and delight run high for the whole family: walks knee-deep (or shoulder-deep for the little ones!) in the white fluffy stuff, ❄ snowball fights, ⛄️ making a snowman (or perhaps a snowcat or other snow animal) . . . and 🛷 SLEDGING FUN! [ note: due to the limited snow at … Continue reading PISTES de LUGE au Pays du Mont-Blanc (and nearby)

THERMAL BATHS, SPAS & MASSAGES in the Chamonix Valley (and beyond)

We are lucky to have 💦 two large thermal baths on offer 🏔 au Pays du Mont-Blanc : 💦 QC Termes in Chamonix; 💦 Les Thermes de Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc in the Parc Thermal; In addition, several hotels in the Chamonix Valley (and au Pays du Mont-Blanc) offer 💦 access to their spa centre and pool to non-hotel guest, for an entrance fee or with the … Continue reading THERMAL BATHS, SPAS & MASSAGES in the Chamonix Valley (and beyond)