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Hiking trails

Here are our favorite hikes in the valley of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc.

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Results of itineraries with this filters : 44

The Alpine Pastures of Blaitière Dessous and Dessus

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - Alpine pastures on the Montagne de Blaitière overlooking the Valley. Fantastic views of the Chamonix Aiguilles....

The Alpine Pastures of Blaitière Dessous and Dessus

Alpage de Loriaz from Le Couteray

Vallorcine - Typical Alpine pasture landscape below the Perrons mountain chain and the Aiguille de Loriaz. Easy access. When you get there, mountain refuge with restaur...

Alpage de Loriaz from Le Couteray

Hike to Caillet

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - Enjoy a walk to the small Caillet chalet on the long-established path to the Mer de Glace....

Hike to Caillet

Hike to Le Dard waterfall

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - A waterfall near the entrance of the Mont-Blanc tunnel. In a lovely green setting, this is the last in a series of waterfalls whose swirling, sparkling wat...

Hike to Le Dard waterfall

Hike to La Floria

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - An easy walk along a shady path. When you get there, you'll find a dairy, food and drinks, and a comfortably furnished terrasse with wonderful views over t...

Hike to La Floria

Hike to Le Cerro

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - Viewpoint over the Glacier des Bossons. A very pleasant walk up through the woods alongside mountain streams. At the chalet: dairy and refreshments, and re...

Hike to Le Cerro

Hike to Chalet des Pyramides

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - A splendid view of the Bossons glacier icefall, with its seracs and ice pinnacles. The chalet sits perched on the slopes of the Montagne de la Cote - food...

Hike to Chalet des Pyramides

Hike to the Chalet du glacier des Bossons

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - Unbeatable views over the Glacier des Bossons and the Aiguilles de Chamonix. Belvedere lookout. Chalet-restaurant. A great spot to contemplate before the g...

Hike to the Chalet du glacier des Bossons

Hike to Le Chapeau from les Tines

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - Viewpoint over the Mer de Glace, the Gorges de l'Arveyron, the Aiguilles and the Chamonix valley....

Hike to Le Chapeau from les Tines

Hike to Paradis des Praz

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - A lovely walk that takes you through the woods below La Flegere. Snack bar. Play area for children. Pony rides (only in July and August). Beautiful views o...

Hike to Paradis des Praz

Hike to Les Mottets

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - Wonderful views of the Aiguilles des Drus. An astonishing area of red rock. Views of the Mer de Glace. Footpath constructed by the municipality of Chamonix...

Hike to Les Mottets

Bellevue - Bionnassay glacier trail via the Chalets de l'Are

Les Houches - Perched on the final foothills of Mont Blanc, cast your gaze over the sweeping view of the alpine pastures and valleys. An outstanding view of the Bionnass...

Bellevue - Bionnassay glacier trail via the Chalets de l'Are

Gorges de la Diosaz

Servoz - This site is visited via a magnificent shaded footpath sometimes solidly implanted into rock walls or sometimes even crossing the torrent on solid footbrid...

Gorges de la Diosaz

Grand Balcon Nord: Bellevue to Prarion

Les Houches - A mid-altitude walk along the northern slopes of the valley. The start and end points can be reached using the ski lifts. Our description covers the nices...

Grand Balcon Nord: Bellevue to Prarion

Grand Balcon Nord: Plan de l'Aiguille du Midi-Montenvers

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - A mid-altitude walk along the northern slopes of the valley. The start and end points of the walks can be reached using the ski lifts. Our description cov...

Grand Balcon Nord: Plan de l'Aiguille du Midi-Montenvers

La Pierre à Bérard

Vallorcine - A very pleasant walk along the Eau de Berard, partly through larch woods and on the edge of the Vallon de Bérard Nature Reserve. On arrival, a refuge with...

La Pierre à Bérard

Le Chemin des Diligences

Vallorcine - The Chemin des Diligences path opened way back in 1792 and links Martigny and Chamonix via the Col des Montets. It takes walkers through the authentic haml...

Le Chemin des Diligences

The Chemin des Villages walk

Les Houches - This trail for walkers and cyclists covers almost 2 km and includes a footbridge across the Bourgeat torrent. It links Taconnaz and Route des Granges and t...

The Chemin des Villages walk

The Granite Path

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - This themed trail leads to an area known as the Stone Cutters sector. Most of the consoles, window sills, steps and paving stones you see in the streets o...

The Granite Path

Merlet-Aiguillette des Houches via the Alpages of Chailloux trail

Les Houches - A steep walk taking you into the Carlaveyron Nature Reserve. Wonderful sweeping views....

Merlet-Aiguillette des Houches via the Alpages of Chailloux trail

Hike along the Petit Balcon Nord: Argentière-Les Bois

Argentière - This trail links Argentière to Chamonix on the north side at a height of around 200 m above the valley....

Hike along the Petit Balcon Nord: Argentière-Les Bois

Hike along the Petit Balcon Nord: Le Tour-Argentière

Argentière - A path linking Le Tour to Argentière on the north side at a height of around 200m above the Valley....

Hike along the Petit Balcon Nord: Le Tour-Argentière

Hike along the Petit Balcon Sud: Argentière-Les Tines

Argentière - This path goes through the Chamonix Valley, taking you to Les Tines from Argentière. All along, there are wonderful views over the Valley and the Mont Bla...

Hike along the Petit Balcon Sud:  Argentière-Les Tines

Hike along the Petit Balcon Sud: Les Bossons-Merlet

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - This trail goes through the Chamonix valley, taking you to the Merlet Animal Park from Les Bossons. All along, there are wonderful views over the Valley an...

Hike along the Petit Balcon Sud: Les Bossons-Merlet

Hike along the Petit Balcon Sud: Les Tines-Les Bossons

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - This path goes through the Chamonix valley, taking you to Servoz from Argentière. All along, there are wonderful views over the Valley and the Mont Blanc ...

Hike along the Petit Balcon Sud: Les Tines-Les Bossons

Hike along the Petit Balcon Sud: Merlet-Plan de la Cry

Les Houches - A hike that mainly goes through the woods. A trail that offers sweeping views of the Mont Blanc Massif....

Hike along the Petit Balcon Sud: Merlet-Plan de la Cry

A walk to Château Saint Michel

Servoz - The ruins of a castle that dates from around 1300 and that belonged to Beatrix de Savoie, Lady of Faucigny. Chapel. Saint Bernard dog kennels. Rock-climbi...

A walk to Château Saint Michel

Walk linking the Arve river-Les Houches-Chamonix

Les Houches - A nice family walk that everyone can enjoy. The path lies at the foot of the southern slope of the Valley, following the right bank of the river Arve. Away...

Walk linking the Arve river-Les Houches-Chamonix

Hike to Charousse

Les Houches - This old Alpine pasture is made up of five farms. The original pasture has been restored yet still bears the signs of a bygone pastoral age. It is a beauti...

Hike to Charousse

Hike to Aiguillette des Posettes

Argentière - Fabulous views over the Chamonix and Vallorcine valleys. Wonderful panorama of Mont Blanc and of Le Tour Glacier, Le Buet and Les Perrons in particular. ...

Hike to Aiguillette des Posettes

Hike to the Christ-the-King statue

Les Houches - This statue, dedicated to peace in the world, was erected in 1934 and inaugurated on 19 August that year, under the aegis of Abbot Claude-Marie Delassiat....

Hike to the Christ-the-King statue

Argentière > Lac des Cheserys hiking trail

Argentière - Located in the Aiguilles Rouges Nature Reserve, the lake is often frozen over. A unique view of the Massif and its Aiguilles. Private mid-mountain chalet-...

Argentière > Lac des Cheserys hiking trail

Hike to Lac Blanc from Col des Montets

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - An unrivalled view over the Mont Blanc Massif....

Hike to Lac Blanc from Col des Montets

Hike to the Pormenaz Alpine pasture and Lac de Pormenaz

Servoz - This lake is found near the Pormenaz Alpine pastures, a mountain site that overlooks Servoz and Passy not far from the Moede-Anterne refuge. Fishing is per...

Hike to the Pormenaz Alpine pasture and Lac de Pormenaz

Chamonix-Plan de l'Aiguille hiking trail

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - A very pleasant walk through the cool of the woods at first, then above the tree line with magnificent views of the glaciers, the Aiguilles de Chamonix, Mo...

Chamonix-Plan de l'Aiguille hiking trail

Chamonix > Bel-Lachat hiking trail

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - Scenic viewpoint over the Mont Blanc Massif at the edge of the Aiguilles Rouges and Carlaveyron Nature Reserves....

Chamonix > Bel-Lachat hiking trail

Hiking trail from Les Chavants to Col de la Forclaz via Charousse

Les Houches - A mountain pass located in the midst of a spruce forest. This route was used by the Romans back in the 1st century to travel between the Saint-Gervais and ...

Hiking trail from Les Chavants to Col de la Forclaz via Charousse

Lognan > Glacier d'Argentière hiking trail (viewpoint)

Argentière - Sweeping views over the Argentiere glacier, the Aiguilles du Chardonnet, Aiguilles d’Argentiere, Mont Dolent, Les Courtes, Les Droites and La Verte. An imp...

Lognan > Glacier d'Argentière hiking trail (viewpoint)

The Tête de la Fontaine hiking trail

Servoz - Lovely view over the Gorges de la Diosaz and Servoz. Chalet opened in 1995....

The Tête de la Fontaine hiking trail

Lac Vert hiking trail

Servoz - A picturesque lake formed after the Le Dérochoir landslide. It lies nestled in a hollow at the foot of the Rochers des Fiz. Chalet-restaurant. Accessible ...

Lac Vert hiking trail

The Barberine Waterfall trail

Vallorcine - Nestled below the Emosson dam, this waterfall is well worth a visit when the river is in spate. Maison de Barberine: museum. Open in July and August....

The Barberine Waterfall trail

The Gures trail

Servoz - An ancient Celtic camp situated above the Le Chatelard road and railway tunnels....

The Gures trail

The "Trois Gouilles" trail

Servoz - A natural shady path embellished with three 3 little ponds, or "gouilles". A lovely bucolic setting....

The

The Tré-les-Eaux Valley

Vallorcine - A hike through a natural mountain circus at the foot of Le Buet and the Tre-les-Eaux glacier. Beautiful flowers in June and July....

The Tré-les-Eaux Valley
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