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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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.

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…

Tairraz Centre - Crystal Museum

The museum’s completion is the culmination of a collaboration between the Mineralogy Club and the town of Chamonix.

Sacred Art museum of Saint Nicolas

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

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.

Tramway du Mont-Blanc

Aiguille du midi cable car

For more than 60 years, the most famous and one of the highest aiguille de Chamonix has been an essential world attraction. From the centre of Chamonix, a 20 minutes ride with the Aiguille du Midi cable car takes you to the gateway of High Mountain at a height of 3,842 m.

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.

"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.

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.

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.

Maison de l'Alpage

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

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