One of the most popular stops on the Chamonix-Martigny railway is Chatelard, access point to go up to see the Emosson Dam.
Here are some other ideas for places to visit in Switzerland:
The Swiss town of Martigny by the Rhone river is well worth a visit. It is magnificiently placed in an open Valley surrounded by terraced vineyards.
To get there from Chamonix either take the train, the panoramic Mount Blanc Express or go by car over the Col des Montets and the Col de La Forclaz.
One of Martigny's major attractions is the Pierre Gianadda Foundation.
Labyrinthe of Adventures
An amazing maze full of hidden suprises, obstacles and challenges.
Location (0km from Martigny (in the Lausanne direction) 3km from St. Maurice):
Switzerland biggest theme park. Free parking.
Walks around Dorénaz
Les Bains de Saillon
For those bad weather days, or just to relax, visit the thermal baths of Saillon. 4 thermal pools, fitness areas, beauty salons, saunas, jacuzzi's and more.
The thermal baths complex is situated only 45mins from Chamonix towards the town of Sion, Switzerland.