Family and Kids in Chamonix

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Chamonix? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Chamonix, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Chamonix.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Chamonix for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Aiguille Du Midi

    Observatory

    The Aiguille de Midi is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in the Alps. It has an elevation of around 3842 meters. A must visit for hardcore mountaineers and trekkers, the mountain can also be conquered via a ride in the cable car! The view from the top is spectacular. Plan de l’Aiguille (2,354m) is a mid station of the Aiguille du Midi cable car. It is a starting point for all sorts of ...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Accro Park

    Park

    For the thrill seeking, tree climbing, zip lining adventure junkie in you! The Accro Park in Chamonix claims to be the best tree adventure park in Chamonix Valley. From kids to adults, they have adventure packages for everybody. Definitely a fun way to enjoy your holiday.
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Mer De Glace

    Family and Kids

    The Mer de Glace is the largest glacier in France. Spread across 7 kms., the glacier is around 200 meters deep. A perfectly adventurous skiing spot, thousands of skiers follow the glacier down to the Montenvers Railway station after skiing the famous ‘Vallee Blanche’.  Attractions at the Mer de Glace include the Ice Cave, the Temple de la Nature and the Glaciorum. 
  4. Amazing Chamonix attraction for kids
    Brevent

    Observatory

    Brevent is a mountain in France. From Chamonix city, one takes the gondola lift to Plan Praz at 1999 m. and from there, the cable car to Le Brevent which is situated at an elevation of 2525 m. The Plan Praz is the departure point for excursions to Lake Cornu, and Grand Balcon Sud. It also has a take-off area for paragliding. From the top of Le Brevent, a footpath goes to Aiguillette des Houches...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Vallee Blanche

    Family and Kids

    On the way to the Mer de Glace lies the ‘Vallee Blanche’ point. It is a famous off-piste skiing spot. The ski route is around 20 kms. long with a vertical descent of about 2700 m. It is an unmarked, unmaintained, unpatrolled and unchecked high mountain off-piste ski spot which offers the most spectacular views of the Mont Blanc range. The route is recommended only for advance skiers.
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Chamonix
    Tramway Du Mont Blanc

    Family and Kids

    The Tramway du Mont Blanc or the Mont Blanc Tramway is a mountain railway in France. It is the highest railway line in France and one of the highest in Europe as well. The magnificent view of Mont Blanc that the tram route offers makes this journey very popular with the tourists. Inaugurated in 1909, the Mont Blanc Tramway is one of the oldest mechanical uphill rides in the valley.
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Musee Des Cristaux

    Family and Kids

    Situated inside the Espace Tairraz, the Musee des Cristaux has on display the minerals from the Mont Blanc range. These include smoked quartz and pink fluorspars. 
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Lac Blanc

    Picnic Spot

    Lac (Lake) Blanc is a beautiful and serene lake in the Mont Blanc massif. The lake is situated at the height of 2352m. It is a great place to enjoy the view of the Mont Blanc. From the Chamonix town centre, it takes a hike of about 4 hours. From the Flegere / Index lift, it takes about 2 hours to hike up to the lake. You will find facilities and refreshments at the lake. Great place to have a p...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Merlet Animal Park

    Park, Wildlife Park

    An open sanctuary for mountain animals, hike into the Merlet Animal Park to explore the animals in their natural habitat. Spread across 21 hectares, the park is situated at an altitude of 1,563m above the Chamonix valley. It was established in the year 1968. The Merlet Park shelters more than 80 mountain animals. The animals include Ibex, Chamois, Mouflon, Fallow Deer, Sika Deer, Roe Deer and t...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    The Alpine Museum

    Family and Kids

    Situated in the former Chamonix Palace, the Alpine Museum is a must visit for history buffs. It has detailed history of Chamonix- right from the first tourists who visited Chamonix to the age of winter sports. Spread across two floors, there is an interesting range of exhibits covering the geological and human history of Chamonix.
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Espace Tairraz

    Family and Kids

    A perfect blend of mountaineering and leisure! The Espace Tairraz is a technological marvel. It has the world’s first ever mountaineering simulator. One can organize personalized expeditions and even scale up famous mountain faces by using the simulator. Enjoy the mountaineering experience without taking risks! One can learn about mountaineering tools and learn about mountaineering histor...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Parc De Loisirs

    Amusement Park, Observatory

    Enjoy with your family at the Parc de Loisirs amusement park in Chamonix. Rides include Chamonix Luge- Alpine coaster, ski area, snowboarding, carousals, toboggans, trampolines, nautic jets, zip cables, watr maze, moto bikes and a lot more.
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Lake Gaillands

    Family and Kids

    Situated around 2 kms away from the city centre of Chamonix, Lake Gaillands is a small but beautiful lake at the foot of Mont Blanc. Surrounded by lush green forest, this is an ideal place to picnic while in Chamonix. There are also a few adventure activities around the lake, like rock climbing and zip lining.
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Saint Bernard Breeding Centre

    Family and Kids

    Are you a dog lover? Then this is one place near Chamonix that you must visit! A native to the Alps, Saint Bernards are a rare pedigree. While visiting the Merlet Animal Centre, on the way, do visit the Saint Bernard Breeding centre situated between Servoz and Les Houche. 
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Provence

    Family and Kids

    From the Southern Alps to Mediterranean seaside, Camargue plains to pine forests, rolling vineyards to vast lavender fields –Provence is blessed with a diverse landscape, rich culture, and history. The Rhône, Durance, Verdon and the Var River gives birth to a number of picturesque gorges and especially the limestone gorge of “Grand Canyon of Verdon”. The Camargue has an...Read more