Nestled at the northern foot of Mont Blanc, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France. This bustling town is famous for its challenging skiing, range of off-piste routes, and après ski scene. As you’d expect from one of the coolest locations in the Alps, the town has an eclectic scene of bars, restaurants, and clubs. Take a look at our pick of the best après ski and nightlife in Chamonix.
Making its debut as a hotel in 2018, the world-famous Folie Douce is one not to miss. Look forward to live shows every night, aerial artists in the lobby, and the lively après ski scene you would expect from La Folie Douce. Open year-round, the Folie, as know by its loyal customers, is located in the centre of town.
Situated at the top end of town next to the train station, Chambre Neuf is the most popular and loudest après ski bar in Chamonix; live music plays from 5-7 pm Sunday-Friday. Expect British and Scandi holidaymakers, dancing on tables and taking advantage of the two for one happy hour between 9 and 10 pm.
Known for its Saturday après ski sessions, this live music destination is perfectly designed for British skiers looking to wind down. Incredible live music is on every day, kicking off at about 7pm. This is the ultimate spot for skiers looking to party. Located centrally within Chamonix, La Terrasse hovers over the river with its striking pink art deco façade. If your looking for Chamonix après ski this is one of our favourites.
Located opposite Chambre Neuf, just off the high street. Élévation 1904 has a more relaxed approach to après ski; leave your skis at the door, grab a cosy interior seat or unwind on the heated terrace. This slightly more sophisticated approach to après ski will leave you mingling with local ski instructors and mountain regulars.
As the biggest (and one of the only) clubs in Chamonix, L’Amnesia is the perfect spot for late-night escapades. Known for its recognisable international DJs, you can expect to hear a range of House, Electro, and RnB. Situated centrally, L’Amnesia is no further than a few moments’ walk from Chamonix Sud.
Known locally for its laid-back atmosphere, Monkey prides itself on its authentic Mexican menu offering homemade burgers, tacos, and nachos. In keeping with the Mexican theme, most cocktails are tequila-based. The bar offers an extensive selection of larger, ales, and craft beer. Expect chilled-out après ski vibes; DJ sets, pub quizzes, and jazzy brunches.
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