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Let’s do lunch in Chamonix

We know that fabulous food and drink are always a memorable part of any visit to the Chamonix valley. In the latest instalment of our restaurant recommendations – you can find more at “Fantastic Food in Chamonix” – we discover the art of lunch. The history of plat du jour A long-held tradition in France,... More... Read More

Leman Express

What is the Leman Express? The Leman Express, due to start service on 15 December 2019, is the new cross-border train service linking Geneva with Haute Savoie. The main hub in France is Annemasse train station, where four of six new Leman Express train lines will go to. There will be up to six trains... More... Read More

UTMB is finally here!

UTMB® The big week of the UTWT circuit everybody’s been waiting for is finally here! The UTMB®, one of the biggest events in trail running is taking place from 26th August – 1st September 2019 as well as TDS® and CCC®. The UTMB® is one of the most iconic events in trail running. To do... More... Read More

Our Top 12 Alpine Lakes

Airport transfers from Geneva airport
Alpine Lakes around the Mont Blanc Massif No trip to the Alps in summer is complete without exploring the wonder of mountain lakes. Here is our top 12 from in, around and high above the Chamonix valley. Chamonix Valley A hiker’s paradise, the iconic Lac Blanc is the stuff of picture postcards and an Instagram... More... Read More

Fantastic Food in Chamonix

No holiday is complete without great food. And that’s true of any visit to Chamonix, summer or winter! Whether you want Michelin starred luxury or want to bag a bargain, read on and find out about the food scene up and down the Chamonix valley. The new kids on the Chamonix block… Dainty Pizza Pizza... More... Read More

Chamonix Summer 2019 Travel Tips

Our friends at 10Adventures have made it easy to discover all that Chamonix has to offer in the summer.  Chamonix is, without doubt, a bucket list destination. Getting here has never been easier with plane, train and automobile options. And, of course, group-shared, private and VIP transfers from Geneva Airport to all the villages of the Chamonix valley available... More... Read More

Chamonix to Zermatt Haute Route Ski Tour

The Iconic Chamonix to Zermatt Haute Route Ski Tour There has been an explosion in the popularity of ski touring in recent years as people try and move away from resort skiing and explore the unpisted terrain on offer. The skills involved combine skiing, mountaineering, glacial travel techniques and an understanding of terrain and snowpack... More... Read More

Spring Music Festivals at the foot of Mont-Blanc

Picture of the musilac mont-blanc yeti rising over the Aiguille du Midi in Chamonix
Whilst Chamonix retains its reputation as an iconic ski destination, in the Spring, it’s also a bustling destination for some major music festivals. Unlimited Festival 2019 There are two incredible events on offer in April 2019. Unlimited Festival (formerly the Black Crows Weekend) kicks-off on Tuesday 2 April and is an homage to all things... More... Read More

Plan your Chamonix ski holiday

Chamonix 2019 ski holiday planning
Chamonix Valley Winter Season 2018-2019 Opening Dates All of the valley’s ski areas are now open and there’s more snowfall on the forecast. You can find all of the opening dates for the ski areas covered by Chamonix Le Pass or Chamonix Unlimited lift passes for the winter season 2018-2019 below. Brevent and Plan Praz,... More... Read More

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

What could be better than receiving our first TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence? Receiving the email to tell us that we’d been awarded one for the third year in a row. And that is thanks to all of you who’ve taken the time to leave us a review and give us your feedback. That feedback is... More... Read More

#TeamOnTheHill

They say that all work makes Jack a dull boy or Jill a dull girl, which is why we’ve structured our business to make sure that everyone gets hill time when they work with Mountain Drop-offs. Generally working four days on and with three days off, our drivers, managers and administrators all have a passion... More... Read More

All new website!

Our new website is here! Hopefully it should now be a lot easier to book your transfers with us… and much much easier on mobile and other devices. More... Read More

Happy Christmas

We hope you are all happy and excited for Christmas this weekend. Have a great one and we hope to see you in the Alps soon. From all the Mountain Drop-offs Team. More... Read More