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Circuit découverte : Le massif du Mont-Blanc

Road in Annemasse

227.7 km
Road
Easy
  • Difference in height

    3960 m
  • Documentation

    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
  • Accepted customers

    • Individuals
Points of interest
1 Chamonix tourist office
The tourist office has a spacious reception area where visitors will find brochures, information boards and a children's area.<br/>We offer a free wifi connexion with tables and chairs for our visitors*.
Outside the tourism office, you'll find sun loungers*.

Our reception desk agents speak 9 different languages including Swedish, Dutch and even the French sign language.
Our brochure are available in 7 languages*.
We can help you with a last-minute hotel booking.

We also have a beautiful shop where you'll find souvenirs, hiking maps, books, posters, ticket office (hockey match, bus tickets, visits...)

The tourism office is certified Qualité Tourisme since October 2018.

*Some of the services are not available because of COVID19.
2 Argentière tourist office
The office of tourism of Argentiere has a hall of warm hospitality.<br/>We offer a free Wifi connection to our visitors.

Our brochures are available in 6 languages*.
We can help you with a last-minute hotel booking.

We also have a beautiful shop where you'll find souvenirs, hiking maps, books, posters, ticket office (hockey match, bus tickets, visits...)

The tourism office is certified Qualité Tourisme since October 2018.

*Some of the services are not available because of COVID19
3 Public toilet - Argentière village
In the centre of the village, near the tourism office.
4 Col des Montets
The Col des Montets is a pass linking the Chamonix Valley and Vallorcine, located at the border with the Swiss Valais. It peaks at 1,461 meters.<br/>At the top of this pass you'll find the chalet of the Aiguilles Rouges nature reserve and a botanical trail where you'll discover the flora and fauna of the Alps.
5 Tourist Office
The Tourist Office of Vallorcine Mont-Blanc welcomes you in an authentic and warm atmosphere.<br/>At your disposal:
- Brochures about the valley and the near Swiss and Italian region.
- Boutique with maps, insurance, fishing permit, souvenirs.
- Free wifi access

The Tourist Office is labled Qualité Tourisme since October 2018.
6 Emosson Dam
This dam treats French and Swiss waters taken at 2000m high in the Glacier of Argentière and Le Tour. The summit of the dam offers an incredible view over Mont-Blanc.
7 The Abbey of Saint-Maurice d’Agaune
The visitor trail is based on light and imagery, the symbols of knowledge and faith.<br/>It tells an extraordinary story: that of a miraculously preserved, living religious community that bears sole witness to a spiritual and cultural activity that is not found anywhere else in the western Christian world. The visit starts from the current basilica which dates back to the 17th Century and was restored and enlarged in the mid-20th Century. After the archaeological site, the visit continues with the catacombs and then the abbey treasure.
8 Evian Tourist Office
The Evian Tourist Office has a spacious and informative reception desk. Numerous leaflets are available, a shop offers products from the office as well as Evian mineral water, and a children's area has been set up.<br/>Wearing a mask is mandatory.
Disinfection of your hands at the entrance
2 persons maximum in the Tourist Office ( 1 person per family)
9 Rives-Thonon Cable Car
Thonon’s 19th Century hillside railway, Constructed in 1888, ‘Le Funiculaire’ was moved by a counter-weighting system using 11 tons of water. Today, it still links the port to the town centre, but since 1990, it has been powered by electricity.<br/>The cable car Rives-Thonon (in Thonon-les-Bains), the second cable car built in France, was founded on April 2, 1888. Conceived by the engineer Auguste Alesmonières, it is the only cable car in the world where the two cars pass each other in a turn. The total length is 230 meters, 86.8 meters of turning. Before, eleven tons of water were used to run the cable car, and it was not until 1990 that the cable car started running automatically.
10 Thonon-les-Bains Tourist Office
Are you looking for Information ? Fancy going out ? Looking for a place to stay or something to do around ? Come visit us !<br/>- Tourist information
- Personalized advice
- Agenda / latest local News
- Ticketing (concerts, shows, transports...)
- 24/24h information screen
- Free Wifi access
- Organized activities during the summer season (adults and children)

Come to see us in our seasonal kiosque located in Port de Rives (Place du 16 août 1944), from mid-June to mid-September
11 Thermal Baths of Thonon-les-Bains
Nestled in a verdant park, close to the pedestrian streets, the spa offers a range of treatments, relaxation treatments and fitness.
12 Castle of Ripaille: Home of the Dukes of Savoy
Historic, cultural and winemaking centre in Haute-Savoie, the Castle de Ripaille is also one of the biggest and most remarkable natural sites on the banks of Lake Geneva.
3960 meters of difference in height