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Centre de la Nature Montagnarde (Mountain Nature Centre)

An organisation for education in and awareness of the mountain environment. Since 1985, the CNM has been offering activities and workshops for everyone, all year round. Find out more about the various benefits of becoming a member.

Mer de Glace

Formed by the confluence of the Leschaux and Géant Glaciers, the Mer de Glace is France’s biggest glacier: 7 km long, surface area 40 km2, 200 m thick, altitude 1913 m.

Lake: Lac Vert

Situated amidst the forest near Passy Plaine-Joux, this lake is surrounded by spruce trees and reflects the Mont-Blanc. Vehicle access from April to December. Winter access on foot. Classified site.

Glacier des Bossons

This glacier goes down directly from the top of Mont Blanc, the highest alpine summit. The tongue of the glacier reaches 1180m, the lowest in Alps.

Church of Notre Dame de la Gorge

"An extremely ancient place of pilgrimage with a curious Baroque-style oratory, covered with Renaissance frescoes and gilt, in the purest tradition of Savoie's religious heritage..." wrote Roger Frison Roche in Mont-Blanc aux sept Vallées.

Maison Forte de Hautetour

At the centre of the town, the fully renovated 18th Century fortified house is home to the cross-border house of the guides of Saint-Gervais-Courmayeur and an artist’s residence.

Museum of Megève

Located right in the heart of the historic center, the Museum of Megève is in the authentic frame of the former House of Charity, building of the XVIIth century endowed with a baroque chapel.

Baroque Church of Saint Nicolas de Véroce

The church of Saint-Nicolas is one of the crown jewels of Alpine Baroque art. It was built during the first half of the 18th Century using funds provided by expatriates and colporteurs going to the German Low Country.

Musée d'art Sacré

On the village’s edge, in the old Rectory, the Sacred Art Museum displays the treasures of the Saint-Nicolas church.

Glacier du Tour

The Tour glacier is located in the Mont Blanc massif in the French Alps. It overlooks the village Le Tour.

Aiguille du Brévent

Le Brevent ( 2,525 m) is a mountain located in Chamonix in the Aiguilles Rouges moutain range.

Mont Blanc du Tacul

The Mont Blanc du Tacul is part of the Mont Blanc massif. It is located between the Aiguille du Midi and the Mont Maudit. It peaks at 4248m.