The Mont-Blanc Countryside
Some ideas of dicovery in the Mont-Blanc countryside, in all seasons...
The Glacier de Leschaux is one of the main glaciers that unite to form the Mer de Glace.
The Tour glacier is a glacier of France located in the Mont-Blanc massif, on the commune of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and which overhangs the hamlet of the Tour at the bottom of the valley of Chamonix.
The Géant glacier is a glacier on the French side of the Mont-Blanc massif in the Alps.
The Argentière glacier is a glacier of the Mont-Blanc massif. It flows towards the village of Argentière, hence its name.
Located at the Ermitage, this museum was inaugurated in 2013. It explains the history of Megève's Calvary. A room is dedicated to the renovation work which took place between 2001 and 2011, with among others, multimedia desk for a virtual visit of the chapels.
At a height of 270m, this magnificent waterfall, dominating the hamlet of Luzier, is the 3rd highest waterfall in France and is of geological interest (shales). Listed natural site. Impressive in the spring, you can refresh yourself there in the summer.
Authentic XIXth century farmhouse containing collections of objects and tales from the past, illustrating the daily grind of the local population: domestic life, social life, mountain life…
A natural site, the glacier descends in a direct line from the summit of Mont Blanc (4807), the highest Alpine peak, by a cascade of ice in levels up to the altitude of 1180 meters, the lowest in the Alps for the terminal tongue of a glacier.
Facing the Mont-Blanc range, Passy Nature Reserve overlooks the Arve Valley. The reserve is a nature jewel that links Sixt Fer à Cheval Nature Reserve and Aiguilles Rouges Nature Reserve. Area: 1800 ha Altitude: 1300 to 2900 m
Situated amidst the forest near Passy Plaine-Joux, this lake is surrounded by spruce trees and reflects the Mont-Blanc.