An adventure through the spectacular Alpine landscapes of three countries, the celebrated Tour du Mont Blanc is a journey like no other. Follow expert guides on trails through coniferous forests and lofty mountain passes, breathing crisp, mountain air. Marvel at the towering rock spires of Aiguille Verte and Aiguille Rouge, and summit the Col de la Seigne for panoramic views of the colossal Mont Blanc massif. At rustic mountain lodges and refuges, fuel your journey with delicious regional fare served in a breathtaking setting. Along the way, stay in Alpine inns and mountain hotels, where you’ll relax and refresh at the end of each day. This Mont Blanc hiking tour is an exhilarating adventure through France, Italy, and Switzerland, where mountaineering was born.
Hotel Col de la Forclaz
This simple Alpine hotel prides itself on serving the typical cuisine of the Valais region of Switzerland. In the same family for six generations, the hotel is located at the Swiss entrance to the Mont Blanc region. Please note: not all rooms have private baths.
Hôtel du Glacier
This 3-star, family-run, classic Swiss mountain hotel is ideally situated on Lake Champex. Enjoy its Jacuzzi, sauna, fireside lounge, and reading room.
Hôtel L' Autantic
This comfortable and spacious 3-star hotel constructed of local stone and wood stands at the southern limit of the Massif du Mont Blanc. In a quiet landscaped setting, the décor includes Savoyard and antique furnishings, as well as a sauna and swimming pool.
Hotel La Chemenaz
This traditional Alpine inn boasts comfortable, spacious rooms with balconies, stunning views of the Mont Blanc Massif, a landscaped outdoor terrace as well as a swimming pool, sauna, and a Jacuzzi.
Hotel de la Couronne
A traditional mountain hotel nestled in the heart of the authentic mountain village of Argentière, the Hôtel de la Couronne has warm wooden décor and chalet-style furnishings, with a welcoming bar.
Hôtel Le Morgane
This elegant and environmentally friendly 4-star hotel offers mountain views and a fine-dining restaurant just steps from Chamonix’s pedestrian main street. Contemporary guestrooms are tranquil and plush with wood accents and neutral tones. A spa complete with swimming pool, steam room, sauna, and treatment facilities is on site.
This 3-star, family-run, country-house hotel is set in an ideal location in the center of a charming Italian Alpine town. The inn offers 25 unique rooms with splendid views. Jacuzzi, sauna, and massages are available.
2020 Pre-Tour Extension - Chamonix
1 Night From $148
per person, double occupancy
Please refer to your air itinerary for your specific flight details.
Upon arrival at Geneva International Airport, a representative holding a Country Walkers sign meets you as you exit the baggage-claim area. A small-group transfer is provided to your Chamonix hotel, approximately a two-hour drive. The remainder of the day is at your leisure (no meals included).
After an included breakfast, the day is yours to explore the birthplace of mountaineering. For the best view in town, ascend to the summit of the Aiguille du Midi peak at 12,605 feet on the highest vertical-ascent cable car in the world. If you seek additional thrill, at the top walk the “Step Into The Void” glass skywalk with a “drop” of 3,000 feet below the glass floor at your feet. The Tramway du Mont Blanc is a more historic ride to a mountaintop. This evening, you may choose to dine at your hotel’s excellent restaurant.
Flight + Tour Combo
|Exceptional boutique accommodations|
|All on-tour meals except 1 lunch and 1 dinner|
|Local guides with you throughout tour|
|Local wine and/or beer with dinner|
|Entrance fees and special events as noted in the itinerary|
|Travel assistance available 24/7 provided by Allianz|
|Two extra nights in Chamonix|
|Airport car service for arrival & departure|
|Pre- and post-tour breakfasts|
|Business-class upgrades available|
Experience your destination like an insider with people who call it home.
Making her home in Chamonix for over 30 years, Patricia Corbiller is a certified hiking guide in the region as well as a ski instructor. Walking and nature are her dual passions, which she is inspired to share with visitors to the Chamonix Valley. In her free time, she enjoys discovering trails in the mountains around the globe.
Based in Chamonix but originally from Spain, Javier Torrecilla made his first trek when he was just 6 months old and since then his love for the mountains has only grown! Eventually turning his passion into a career, Javier has been leading groups through the Pyrenees, the Alps, and Morocco’s Atlas Mountains for over 10 years. When he’s not guiding, you can find him hiking, climbing, skiing, or canyoning
Born in Rouen, Corinne Jouin has been working as a guide since 1994, including being certified as a hiking guide in the Chamonix Valley. In addition to fulfilling her career goal of working in the outdoors, she has traveled and lived abroad for part of her life, and especially enjoys returning to her roots to visit her family in Normandy & Brittany, where she boats along the Baie de Somme, bikes along the coast of Brittany, and hikes in Arromanches Bay with her husband and children. Originally trained as a graphic designer, she applies her creativity to the Swiss folk art of silhouette paper cutting, and also enjoys exploring the Alps and visiting historical sites throughout France with her family.
A native of Chamonix, Claire Thiolière spent months during her youth vacationing in Normandy thanks to her parents’ passion for the local history of Honfleur, Mont Saint-Michel, and the Cotentin Peninsula. She also traveled extensively in her youth throughout Africa before returning to France where she received a Master’s degree in Geography and Geomorphology. She is a certified guide who has been leading people throughout the Alps for more than 25 years and has also led groups along the Norman coast when not sailing that same coast herself! An avid hiker and skier, Claire’s enthusiasm extends to the impressionist painters whose artistic movement was born in Le Havre, as well as French literature, architecture, and gastronomy.
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