Summer Activities

There are activities to suit everyone in Champex Lac during the summer months. The local Champex Lac Tourist Office is very helpful and open a few hours each day.



There are hundreds of panoramic walks to experience throughout the area, including the Tour de Mont Blanc. We are grateful to the descriptions of local walks provided by visitors of If you have a favourite walk and would like to share it with other then please let us know via our feedback form.

Walks around Champex



Why not try your hand at mountain biking? There are marked trails for you to enjoy and further information can be gained from the Tourist office in the centre of Champex Lac

To rent bikes in Switzerland take a look at this website

Links to Swiss Rent a Bike Website

To view local cycling maps visit this website. There is one at Champex listed
Links to Swiss Cycling Website


The Lake


You can take a pedalo, rowing boat or stand up paddle board out on the lake. More information contact  Véronique Formaz Tel: +41 79 319 69 28
When it is very hot you can enjoy a swim in the cool mountain waters. Fishing is very popular around the lake and requires a permit available from the Tourist Office or in the store Champexpeche next door to the Brocante.



​Champex boasts a lovely swimming pool heated to 26 degrees (open during the summer months) Beside the pool there is a grassy area for sunbathing. There is also a beach volleyball court, tennis court and a snack bar.

Information Tel: +41 27 783 26 52 52




​The tennis court sits adjacent to the swimming pool and is open till late in the evening during the summer months. You will need your own rackets and balls.


Play Parks


For the children there are two play parks, one beside the lake and one within the swimming pool complex. The Relais Arpette also has a lovely play area.




Why not take the chair lift up to the top of La Breya and enjoy a light lunch before walking on to the Cabane d’Orny or walking down into the Val D’Arpette. Opening times and prices can be obtained from the Téléchampex website

NOTE: Due to a fire the chairlift is closed for essential repair. It is anticipated that the lift will reopen for the Winter 2013 ski season




Climbing is very popular in the area. Further information can be found at the Champex Tourist office.




Solo and tandem paragliding are available.

For more information contact Damien Coppey

Tel: +41 79 256 42 56