At the foot of the glaciers, there are over 350 Km of well maintained hiking trails both low and high altitude types.
The Tour of Mont Blanc affords splendid mountain sceneries, pastures, glaciers and routes. This tour lasts about 7 to 10 days with 5 hours walking per day and crossing three countries Continue reading “Hiking in Chamonix, France – Le Lac Blanc, Grand Balcon, Le Chalet des Pyramides, Le Col de Balme”
Lift Pass at Chamonix (Chamonix le Pass)
This provides entry to the three main ski areas and the beginners slopes (excluding cable car at Grands Montets). The Lift Pass Unlimited provides access to all of Chamonix’s ski areas, the sightseeing lifts and Continue reading “Chamonix, Mont Blanc – Tourist spots/Guest pass /Lift Pass (Chamonix le Pass)”
By Air: The closest airport to Chamonix is Geneva Airport. From there one can take a bus to Chamonix which is a runs regularly daily.
Other airports nearby
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The Mont-Blanc region consists of a bunch of resort centers / villages / towns which include Chamonix, Les Houches, Servoz, Vallocrine, Megeve, St. Gervais, Cordon, Les Contamines, Combloux, Prazsur-Arly, Passy, Domancy, and Sallanches. These form the heart of skiing, mountaineering, snowboarding haven of the French Alps.
Whether you have come to just hang around and absorb the natural beauty or you want to put Continue reading “Visiting Chamonix, Mont Blanc, French Alps – Tourist Info”