Cultural sites in the Mont-Blanc area

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Churches, museums, remarkable buildings... discover the local heritage of the Mont-Blanc area.

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Mountain Nature Center

The Mountain Nature Center is an exhibition space which is great for the whole family, from youngest to oldest. Come and discover all about the Alps' natural treasures !

Maison de l'Alpage

The "Maison de l’Alpage" allows to discover the exhibition ITINERIO on the theme "Agriculture and landscapes, the major transformations ".

Mountain museum

A house dating from 1750 is home to the museum, recording the mountain way of life via the recreation of a traditional dwelling and displaying every day objects in their original setting.

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.

"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.

Tramway du Mont-Blanc

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.

Church: Notre Dame de Toute Grâce

Notre Dame de Toute Grace (1950), is the key building to the revival of sacred art in the twentieth century. The masterpieces that decorate the church are signed by the greatest of modern artists.

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.

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.

Alpine Museum

Housed in the former Chamonix-Palace which dates back to the early 20th C, the Musée Alpin records the development of Chamonix – from when the first tourists came to admire the glaciers right up to when the cable cars were built.

Sacred Art museum

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

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