No 'grotto' here, instead the Hotel Montenvert, situated at 1913m, on the edge of the Mer de Glace glacier (Sea of Ice)...
...thankfully he laid on a train to take us up there!
we 'all' sang a few songs before going down stairs to write our letters and decorate some snowballs, via a cunning little passage that took us through the gift shop!!
Rémi was VERY honest,"dear Santa I'm sometimes good and I listen to my parent now and again!!"
homeward bound, tired but happy!