Cultural sites in the Mont-Blanc area

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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.

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.

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.

Maison de l'Alpage

Visit the "Maison de l’Alpage" to see the ITINERIO exhibition on "Agriculture and landscapes, the major transformations ".

Haut Val d'Arly Heritage Museum

Authentic XIXth century farmhouse containing collections of objects and records from the past, illustrating the daily grind of the local population: domestic life, social life, mountain life…

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.

Notre-Dame-de-Toute-Grâce Church

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.

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Aiguille du midi cable car

This famous needle, which is one of the highest in Chamonix, has been an unmissable destination for visitors for more than 60 years. In just 20 minutes, the Aiguille du Midi cable car will take you from the centre of Chamonix to the high mountains, reaching an altitude of 3,842 m.

The Mountain Museum

The Mountain Museum evokes rural mountain life by recreating the rooms in a traditional dwelling and displaying everyday objects used in the Chamonix Valley in days gone by.

Tairraz Centre - Crystal Museum

This museum is the result of a collaboration between the Mineralogy Club of Chamonix, Mont-Blanc and the Northern Alps and the City of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc.