Located 147 km from the campsite, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (or more commonly Chamonix) is a holiday resort at the junction of France, Switzerland and Italy. Located at the foot of Mont Blanc, the highest peak in the Alps, it is famous for its ski slopes. All year round, cable cars transport visitors to the various surrounding peaks that offer exceptional panoramic views, such as the Aiguille du Midi above the town and the Pointe Helbronner above the glaciers on the Italian border.
Near our campsite near Savoie (140 km), thanks to the A40 motorway, you are 2 hours away from Mont Blanc in Chamonix.
From the centre of Chamonix, the Aiguille du Midi cable car takes you to the gates of the Vallée Blanche at 3842m.
You will discover the Mer de Glace at 1913 m thanks to the cogwheel train “le Montenvers”. It will take you to the foot of the Mer de Glace. A grandiose panorama will be offered to you: the Drus, the Grandes Jorasses and the Mer de Glace. It is the largest glacier in France with a length of 7 km, an area of 40 km² and a thickness of 200 m.
Passes are available to visit the mer de glace and the aiguille du midi.
The Gorges de la Diosaz (Mont Blanc Massif)
A listed site, the Diosaz Gorges are accessible on foot. The visit of these gorges is made thanks to a path entirely fitted out with bridges and footbridges which allows to observe the 7 foaming waterfalls of the Diosaz and to reach the heart of the canyon. Do not miss these gorges which are considered to be among the most beautiful in France!
A resort for mountaineers but also for hikers and mountain bikers, everyone can practice their activity at their own pace and according to their abilities.
More information: https: //www.gorgesdeladiosaz.com/
The park of Merlet
Located at 1500m, the Merlet park is in a natural reserve, discover the animals of the mountain, the time of a hike crossing the mountain pastures, the meadows and forests, marked out by old traditional Savoyard chalets, the proximity with the animals will astonish you.
More information: http: //www.parcdemerlet.com
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