The new attraction of the Chamonix Amusement Park is now open. The Chamonix Luge Alpine Coaster is open every day from Dec. 17 to May 6.

Glide safely down the 1,300-metre track which winds its way through the forest. It is open to all passengers aged 3 and up (ages 3-7 must be accompanied by an adult).

The Chamonix Luge is a rollercoaster in the mountains which runs in all weather and all seasons. Opening times: Dec. 17 to Jan. 2, the luge is open daily from 11 a.m to 6:30 p.m; Jan. 3 to Feb. 10 open daily 12:30-6:30 p.m; Feb. 11 to March 11 open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; March 12 to April 6 12:30-7 p.m; April 7 to May 8 1:30-6 p.m.

A ride on the Chamonix Luge costs €5,50 adults. For more information, contact the Chamonix Amusement Park on +33(0)4-5053-0897;

Time your trip to Chamonix to coincide with the Freeride World Tour, where the best riders battle it out in the ultimate freeride competition Saturday, Jan. 21 to Friday, Jan. 27.