Our Third Digital Nomad Friendly Stop: The French Alps

November, 17 2021 ( Updated December, 02 2021)


Fresh air, breathtaking sceneries, majestic ski slopes and serenity that makes you want to come back to the mountains again and again, the French Alps offer a truly distinct lifestyle. 

So imagine closing your laptop and leaping out of your workplace to a view of towering mountains and captivating sunsets every day. If that image is stuck in your mind, then the French Alps are your next and most perfect digital-nomad friendly stop.

Magical winters in Chamonix

More affordable lifestyle than the trendy French cities, 27 Mbps internet speed, a plethora of free, year-round activities in nature and several opportunities to make extra money in seasonal jobs. There are many reasons to make Chamonix-Mont Blanc your next nomadic stop and these are only some of them!
So, read on and find out what all there is to do and discover in Chamonix-Mont Blanc as a digital nomad!

For digital ski nomads basing themselves in Chamonix, the proximity of ski lifts such as the iconic Aiguille du Midi as well as numerous cafes and co-working spaces with beautiful alpine views, make this city a paradisal retreat. Moreover, this destination is now more than welcoming to those who have always dreamt of feeling the thrill of gliding down the hills for we’ve got some great news.

In the coming year, the valley will organise free skiing lessons in January and March for travellers staying for more than 3 nights! Indeed, there is no better time to be a digital nomad here than in the next few months when the magnificent Mont Blanc peaks would be rich in snow.

With centrally-located, affordable and Wi-Fi enabled accommodations, you can even base yourself here for longer-term and finally learn skiing professionally! 

Ski on epic Mont Blanc off pistes

The all-year thermal spas of Saint Gervais Les Bains and 445 km of considerably less crowded ski pistes are yet another reason to explore this area. Moreover, the valley’s well-developed public transport allows for easy moving in-between charming destinations like Argentière, Le Tour and therefore, no matter where you are, the ease and connectivity of public transport are always there to satisfy your wanderlust. 

The valley also offers numerous adventure sports and things to do in purely naturalistic surroundings. It is therefore perfect for nomadic travellers who are always on the lookout for breaking free in nature. 

During summers, digital nomads can unwind through hiking, trekking, mountain climbing, paragliding and even by participating in the iconic UTMB races. All these experiences are truly enhanced in their beauty and uniqueness by their breathtaking locations around alpine lakes such as Lac Blanc and Lac des Gaillands. 

Exploring natural parks like Parc de Merlet and the ice grottos of the region are also great ways to soak up the terrific landscape and life of the French Alps. Meanwhile, in winters, going snowboarding, mountain walking, sledging and of course, skiing will become a routine of your stay!

Paraglide from scenic take-off points

From cosy studios and mountain-view retreats to traditional Savoyard houses and holiday homes with pools, we give you a choice at every step of the way. All you need to do is pack your laptop, creative energy, wanderlust and head to The French Alps to start living a one-of-its-kind digital nomad lifestyle.

So are you ready to take on the mountain-style living on your next stop? Check out our wide selection of properties in Chamonix-Mont Blanc Valley.


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