Alps – Mont Blanc

Get ready for an awesome time in the Alps

Test the limit of your endurance as you scale the Mont Blanc or take a dip in the pristine waters of the lake.

There are lots of things to do when you visit the highest mountain in Europe. Located in the Alps, Mont Blanc, extending along the French – Italian border, all the way to Switzerland with its summit in France is an awesome place for a holiday experience.

Take a walk through the Vanoise National Park, a picturesque place sandwiched between the Maurienne and Tarentaise valleys and bordered on one side by the Gran Paradiso Park in Italy. As you walk along the hundreds of kilometres of hiking paths, don’t be surprised to see Alpine ibex, chamois and any of the many animals that inhabit the region. But if hiking is not your thing, you can choose to take things easy in Evian-les-Bains. This world famous commune is known for its mineral water, spas and beautiful buildings, making it the ideal place to recharge your batteries.

If you crave an activity with a bit of spirit, go skiing in Val d’Isère, an awesome ski resort in the French Alps, close to Tignes. Here you can enjoy spectacular views of the Grande Motte glacier, and the Face de Bellevarde.

The evenings are no less exciting as you get to try some sumptuous delicacies, such as raclette, tartiflette and croziflette, and a chilled bottle of vin chaud.

THINGS TO DO AT MONT BLANC

  • Take a walk through the Vanoise National Park
  • Go skiing in Val d’Isère
  • Try some delicacies like raclette, tartiflette and croziflette

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Not just for winter

The idea that Mont Blanc is to be visited only during winter has been around for a long time, but this is very far from the truth. Mont Blanc is as beautiful and full of activities in summer as it is in winter. If your schedule does not allow for a winter visit, you can always make plans for a summer visit.

From Mont Blanc to Les Portes du Soleil – known as the largest winter playground in the world (with hundreds of summer activities) – a visit to the Alps will definitely leave you short of expressions. You can perfect your skiing skills in the largest ski arena in the world as you experience some of the most beautiful views in the world or you can work on your handicap at the gold course in Chamonix, one of the best in Europe. In fact, there are no limits to the activities and adventures you can enjoy at Mont Blanc in France.