The chalet sleeps 6 people in three twin/doubles rooms. We provide all linen and towels for your stay. There is one ensuite bathroom with WC, one shower room with WC.
It is easier to visit Chalet Heron with a car, but if this is not possible there is a bus stop 5 mins walk away and a train station 10 mins walk away. The first buses start around 6:30 am and the last one comes back around 11pm. These link you to all the main areas in Chamonix. In the summer it is easy to cycle along the bike paths into Chamonix. If you come with a car in the winter, be sure to the have winter tyres and chains. If you are looking for car rental, we recommend Rhino Car hire at Geneva airport.
Chalet Heron is located in the middle of the Chamonix Valley, with easy access onto the main road. Weather & conditions permitting, it is five minutes drive to Les Houches, ten minutes to Brevent/Flegere and the Aiguille de Midi lift, fifteen minutes drive to the Grand Montet and twenty minutes drive to Le Tour. The chalet is also a short drive to St Gervais/Les Contamines and Courmayeur Italy. Verbier is a fifty minute drive with easy access to its resorts. Chamonix has captured the hearts of many since the first explorers arrived in this mystical valley in 16th Century and carries on doing so today. It is a great holiday destination for all generations at any month of the year with unlimited activities and unbeatable access to stunning terrain. It also boasts a top line-up of festivals and parties, a good shopping scene and cafe culture and some great restaurants. For those who prefer a less energetic break, the chalet’s location has a variety of graded walks nearby that offer superb views. And the tranquillity of the chalet’s location provides the perfect opportunity to wind down after the day – reading a good book on the terrace with a glass of wine in hand as the sun lights up the snow-covered mountain tops in a glorious pink!
There is free wifi throughout the chalet, as well as a flat screen TV with Apple TV. This gives you access to Itunes, Netflix and you can stream to the TV from your own computers. There is also a small library of books and plenty of board games. We have a huge garden for building snow men and igloos in the winter, or for sunbathing and playing in in the summer.