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Chamonix and Mont Blanc Day Trip from Geneva
"Book your tour to include the services of an expert guide to enjoy your trip to the full then hop aboard your air-conditioned coach in central Geneva and enjoy an unforgettable 90-minute drive through the picturesque Arve Valley to Chamonix. Situated at the foot of majestic Mont Blanc — the highest peak in both the Alps and Western Europe at780 feet (4800 meters) — Chamonix is widely considered France’s most iconic Alpine town.For your Chamonix and Mont Blanc day trip choose from the four tour options below.""""Cross the Switzerland-France border with an informative guide and marvel at the majesty of the European Alps on this Chamonix and Mont Blanc day trip from Geneva. You'll drive through the Arve Valley to the pretty Alpine town of Chamonix. Ride the cable
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Private Tour: Mont Blanc and Chamonix Day Trip from Geneva Including Gourmet Lunch
"After early morning pickup from your Geneva hotel in a private vehicle your day trip starts with a scenic 1.5-hour drive across the Switzerland-France border and through the beautiful Arve Valley to Chamonix located at the base of magnificent Mont Blanc the tallest peak in Western Europe at 15780 feet (4800 meters). You'll arrive early to beat the crowds. Transfer to a cable car and ride to the summit of Aiguille du Midi a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif
From CHF349.00
 
Chamonix and Mont Blanc Day Trip from Geneva
"Book your tour to include the services of an expert guide to enjoy your trip to the full then hop aboard your air-conditioned coach in central Geneva and enjoy an unforgettable 90-minute drive through the picturesque Arve Valley to Chamonix. Situated at the foot of majestic Mont Blanc — the highest peak in both the Alps and Western Europe at780 feet (4800 meters) — Chamonix is widely considered France’s most iconic Alpine town.For your Chamonix and Mont Blanc day trip choose from the four tour options below.""""Cross the Switzerland-France border with an informative guide and marvel at the majesty of the European Alps on this Chamonix and Mont Blanc day trip from Geneva. You'll drive through the Arve Valley to the pretty Alpine town of Chamonix. Ride the cable
From CHF99.00

Chamonix Valley Tips (8)

Get snowy feet at the "Grands Montets" (3300m)

We reserved this trip for the last day of our journey. No hiking this time, just a gondola ride to the snow.While it was 30°C in the valley, it was only 1°C on the top. And with the icy wind, it felt...
Martinewezel
Aug 10, 2005

Tramway du Mont Blanc

Discover the oldest tramway of the valley!The little rack-train departs from the village of Le Fayet, a few kilometers West of Chamonix, for a journey of over an hour.The panorama is alternating: pine...
Martinewezel
Aug 10, 2005

Lunch at the Col de Balme in Summer

This is actually a popular hiking path with locals but not as many 'day tourists' seem to realize it exists. You start at the Le Tour parking lot (the last village at the head of the Chamonix valley)...
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firechick
Jun 05, 2003

Local Extreme Skiers and Boarders show their stuff

UPDATE: Sadly I have found that the Cham Jam on year 15 is being moved to Andorra. There is talk that the moguls competition will still be held, but we shall see as the main organizers are not...
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firechick
Jan 07, 2004

Fly over the mountains on a gossamer wing......

Several mountain guide offices around town offer tandem parapenting rides. This is an amazing and exciting activity to try, and is not about falling - it's all about floating - expect between 45...
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firechick
Nov 20, 2002

World or Euro Cup Climbing in July

In mid-July (usually coinciding with the French Bastille day on the 14th) is a European Cup or World Cup climbing competition. This lasts 3-4 days and includes bouldering, speed climbing and sport...
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firechick
Nov 11, 2002

La chapelle des Praz

This small, very photogenic, chapel, below the Druz is part of a yearly cultural pilgrimage combining religion and music.It is located in the hamlet of les Praz (meaning the meadows), half way from...
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mariev
Mar 13, 2005

Walk to Lac Blanc

On a clear day you have a superb view on the opposite side of the valley (including Mt Blanc). But the walk from telecabine "La flegere" to Lac Blanc is very poppular and (over)crowded on holidays and...
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mplessers
Aug 30, 2004
 
 
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Top 5 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Writers

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"Climbing, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Skiing"
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"Chamonix"
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"Summertime in Chamonix"
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"Chamonix-Mt Blanc"
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"in the shadow of mont blanc."
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Things to Do Near Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

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Mer de Glace & Montenvers

First thing one morning before the clouds rolled in we walked to the small Montenvers train station and took the Montenvers train to the LeMer De Glace "Sea of Ice" (Frances largest glacier). It's a...
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Aiguille Du Midi

What? At ca. 3,800, Aiguille du Midi gets you as close to Mont Blanc as you can get without mountain climbing skills or inclinations. At ca. EUR 50 per person, the cable car is pricey, but very much...
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Funivie Monte Bianco

The Monte Bianco Skyway is a fabulous tourist attraction. I took the No. 5 bus from Courmayeur main bus terminal up to the base station called Pontal DÉntreves. This is where you can purchase...
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