Ranked 11th in the world, Mont Blanc (or Monte Bianco in Italian) is the highest peak in Western Europe at over 15780 ft. or 4810m. The mountain lies between Haute-Savoie Departement in France and the Aosta Valley region in Italy. The notable towns near Mont Blanc Continue reading “Mont-Blanc – France, Europe (Info and Pictures)”
Skiing and snowboarding in Chamonix are open from December to May and is not available in summer.
The Ski areas here are –
White Valley (Vallee Blanche) – Glacier skiing. Easiest route is conducive Continue reading “Skiing / Snowboarding in Chamonix, France- White Valley, Brevent, Flegere, Balme, Montets, Savoy”
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)”