"Journée Olympique" - Chamonix Mont-Blanc, ville étape du parcours de la Flamme Olympique Paris 2024

in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
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This Sunday, June 23, as part of the Olympic flame relay, a significant security arrangement will be in place, impacting traffic, transportation, and parking.

Find all the information on the town hall's website 

You will also find the schedule of festivities there.

Presentation

On World Olympic Day, June 23, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc will be the final stop on the torch's journey through Haute-Savoie, welcoming the precious symbol.

- From 2pm to 6pm on the Chamonix speed ring/sports arena
Come and measure yourself against the champions with fun and sporting activities: the "parcours des enflammés" awaits you! Bobsleigh pushing, sound rifle shooting, rowing, martial arts... there's a whole world to discover. The Club des Sports, the Centre Sportif and the École Militaire de Haute Montagne welcome you to the speed ring!
- From 3:30 p.m. on the Place du Mont-Blanc celebration site
The Place du Mont-Blanc is the venue for the Olympic Torch Relay. Activities are scheduled from 3:30pm on the active slab, a dedicated Paris 2024 area, before the arrival of the flame and the lighting of the cauldron at 7:20pm. Various stands will be available on the celebration site.
- At 8.30pm, a concert in Parc Couttet
Want to make the day even longer? The show must go on! Come and enjoy the "World of Queen" concert (Queen tribute) at 8:45pm in Parc Couttet! Admission is free, subject to Internet booking and safety regulations.
- The Olympic Flame in figures: Total distance covered: 12,000 km - Total number of torchbearers: 10,000 - Participants in collective relays: 3,000 - Relay duration: 68 days - (Source: olympics/paris 2024)
- The torchbearers
While there will be at least 65 torchbearers in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, the town has chosen five who represent the importance of Olympic values for our town over the past 100 years. The torchbearers chosen by our town are : Meije Bidault, sit-ski athlete. Paraski / Merlin Surget, snowboard cross athlete / Michel Caux, ice hockey athlete / Monique Mollier, lifeguard / Édith Aubert, head of secours populaire.

Rates
Free access.
Opening dates
Sunday 23 June 2024 at 6 pm.
Location
"Journée Olympique" - Chamonix Mont-Blanc, ville étape du parcours de la Flamme Olympique Paris 2024
Place du Mont-Blanc
164 Place du Mont-Blanc
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

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