Some Helpful Phrases for Tourists
French is the official language spoken in Chamonix. As a hugely popular international tourist destination you may well find that in many restaurants, bars and hotels English is spoken.
However if you decide to do some travelling into the surrounding, more rural villages, or happen upon a restaurant off the beaten track then it's a good idea to brush up on your French! If you are driving through the area or through France to reach your destination then a few handy phrases to ask directions will be a good idea.