Must-see in the Mont-Blanc area

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Col de Voza

The Col de Voza is located in the Mont Blanc massif above Les Houches. It peaks at 1657m.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Montenvers train - Mer de Glace

Departing from Chamonix, this famous rack and pinion railway brings you to the Montenvers site at 1913 m. An imposing panorama of the Mer de Glace glacier, the Drus and the Grands Jorasses.

Baroque's church of Saint Nicolas

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.

"Assomption church" of Cordon

Probably the most beautiful baroque church of Haute-Savoie with its architectural qualities, and a panorama of exception on Mont Blanc. The Restoration in 2011, classified as "Historic Monument" in 2004.

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.

The Calvary Way

The Megève Calvary, with chapels depicting scenes of Christ's Passion and located between the village centre and the Mont d'Arbois Plateau, is one of the only in France to be listed as a European Sacred Mount and Historic Monument.

Tramway du Mont-Blanc

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