Everything about La Compagnie des Guides in Chamonix

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Located in Haute Savoie at the foot of one of France’s most famous mountain ranges, Mont Blanc, Chamonix is a town that attracts many tourists every year. If you are planning to go there, think of the Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix (Chamonix Guides’ Association) to accompany you. What is it about? We tell you everything there is to know about us.

Compagnie des guides de Chamonix, the trusted partner of your stay in the mountains


Chamonix has a lot to offer and attracts many tourists from all over the world every year. In summer and in winter, there are many things to do and see. As a result, it may not always be easy to find your way around the abundance of possibilities. In such circumstances, the Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix will be of great help.

Founded in 1821 following a municipal deliberation, the Chamonix Guides Bureau is the oldest and largest guide company in the world today. Its vocation? To enable you to experience a memorable and exceptional adventure during your stay in the mountains.

Whether you are staying at Le Refuge des Aiglons (formerly the Hotel Les Aiglons, which has been completely renovated), at Le Morgane or at the Mercure Les Bossons, this structure will act as a real Chamonix tour guide. Initially focused on mountaineering, it has gradually diversified. Today it offers a large array of activities to give mountain lovers lots of choice.


Activities offered by the Compagnie des guides de Chamonix

If we had to describe the mission of the Compagnie des guides de Chamonix in a few words, we would say that they are the intermediary that will make your mountain holiday a unique and memorable experience. More than just offering you things to do, the Chamonix Guides Bureau selects for you the most fulfilling activities while guaranteeing your safety.

Whether you’re into mountain biking, hiking (see our Mont Blanc hikes rankings) or climbing, you’ll be happy. If you need proof, you can consult this selection of summer activities in Chamonix. Through offers adapted to your desires, your Chamonix guide will give you the opportunity to get to know and experience the best of the mountain and all it has to offer in order to ensure the most memorable of stays.

As the mountains are not short of attractions in winter, the Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix also offers activities during this period, which are particularly adapted to the season. These include the must-do winter sports, which is understandable as Chamonix is considered the ski capital of the world. A variety of other exciting and environmentally friendly experiences are also on offer.


Getting in touch with the Compagnie des guides de Chamonix


Enthusiasm, passion, pleasure, confidence, personal development, humour and customer satisfaction are the values of the Temmos group around which the activity of the Compagnie des guides de Chamonix is based. Its role is to allow you to discover the superb landscapes of the mountains through recreational, cultural and/or sporting activities in harmony with nature.

The Chamonix Guides Bureau will accompany and guide you so that you can fully enjoy your stay alone, as a couple, with family or friends. Whether in summer or winter, they will ensure that you leave your hotel with only one thing in mind: to return to Chamonix as soon as possible. It is with pleasure that they will invest themselves in offering you a dream holiday.

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