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Chamonix and French Alps Walking Holidays

Step into the heart of the French Alps in Chamonix, where serene lakes mirror majestic peaks, and rugged trails lead to unforgettable adventures.
Duration
6 days / 5 nights
Location
Chamonix
Season
July - September
Price
From: 1,089€/person
Difficulty
Moderate to Challenging
For avid walkers, comfortable with longer walks for multiple consecutive days, sometimes on rougher terrain

Explore Chamonix, a charming resort town that blends tranquillity with thrill

Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of Mont Blanc, the highest peak in the Alps

Discover the tranquil charm of Lac Blanc and Lac Cornu, nestled amidst rugged peaks

Tread along sections of the famed Tour du Mont Blanc, soaking in panoramic vistas

Challenge yourself with the Aiguillette des Posettes hike, a trail that rewards you with stunning views

Ascend to the 3,842-metre-high Aiguille du Midi with the Téléphérique de l’Aiguille du Midi cable car

Mountainous landscape view on Lac Blanc and Mont-Blanc mountain in Europe, Chamonix France

Hike up to the famous Lac Blanc, one of the highlights above Chamonix

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Frankreich

Streets of Chamonix during nighttime

Hiking to brevent

Capture a photo of Mont Blanc for yourself

Alpine Ibex (Capra Ibex) on the Mont Blanc (Monte Bianco) background

You might even run into some alpine ibexes

Man looking over a lake, Lac Cornu, toward the sun.

Enjoying the peaceful solitude by Lac Cornu

Mont Blanc - König von Europa

Front-row view of Mont Blanc from Aiguille du Midi

View of chamonix from below lac blanc

Enjoy the indescribably beautiful views of the Chamonix valley

Mountainous landscape view on Lac Blanc and Mont-Blanc mountain in Europe, Chamonix France
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Frankreich
Hiking to brevent
Alpine Ibex (Capra Ibex) on the Mont Blanc (Monte Bianco) background
Man looking over a lake, Lac Cornu, toward the sun.
Mont Blanc - König von Europa
View of chamonix from below lac blanc

Included in price

Tour design and organisation

24/7 service and support during your holidays

GPS navigation with an easy-to-use app

5x accommodation with breakfast in a 3/4* hotel in Chamonix

You’re standing at the edge of a crystal-clear alpine lake, the cool mountain breeze rustling through your hair, the majestic peaks of Mont Blanc mirrored in the tranquil waters. It’s not a dream, but a journey waiting to unfold, a journey that promises to etch unforgettable memories into the canvas of your heart.

Nestled in the heart of the French Alps, Chamonix is a charming resort town that serves as your base for this adventure. Here, the air is crisp, the vistas breathtaking, and the vibe is a harmonious blend of tranquillity and thrill. As you explore the town, you’ll be greeted by the sight of Mont Blanc, the highest peak in the Alps, standing tall against the azure sky.

The serene Lac Blanc and Lac Cornu, cradled by rugged mountain slopes, offer a tranquil retreat, their beauty amplified by the reflection of the surrounding peaks. And then there’s the Aiguillette des Posettes, a summit that rewards you with panoramic views of the Chamonix and Vallorcine valleys.

This walking holiday is not for the faint-hearted. The hikes are demanding, requiring a decent level of physical fitness and hiking experience. Though well-trodden and well-marked, the paths wind through rugged terrain and ascend steep inclines.

But fear not, for they are shortened by scenic cable car rides, and the stunning vistas that greet you at every turn make every step worth the effort. You will even tread along sections of the famed Tour du Mont Blanc.

At Walking Holidays France, we take care of all the logistics, from booking your accommodations to providing a detailed day-by-day itinerary and a user-friendly GPS navigation app. We also include local recommendations in our self-guided handouts to ensure you experience the best of Chamonix.

Our goal is to ensure that all you need to worry about is lacing up your hiking boots and immersing yourself in the beauty of the French Alps.

If the mountains are calling, it’s time to answer. Lace up your boots, pack your spirit of adventure, and join us on this unforgettable journey. After all, life is too short for ordinary holidays. Let’s make it extraordinary, one step at a time.

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Things to know

Self-guided

Those who like a good adventure and limitless flexibility should go on a self-guided tour. We prepare the itinerary and book your accommodations while you enjoy the journey without our guide, being fully in charge of all the daily decisions. While you’ll have the full support of our team in case of any emergencies or concerns, a certain level of self-reliance is required.

HASSLE-FREE

We handle itineraries, accommodations, and anything else you prefer not to deal with, so you can enjoy a carefree hike.

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We are a financially protected company, fully bonded and insured, keeping your money safe and allowing you to travel with confidence.

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