Circuit découverte : Le tour du Mont-Blanc par son tunnel

Road in Annemasse
319.7 km
  • Difference in height
    11360 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 Office de Tourisme de Chamonix
The office has a warm and spacious reception area where visitors will find brochures, information panels and a children's area.<br/>We offer a free wifi connection. A wifi area with chairs and small tables is available*.
Outside the tourist office, deckchairs are available*.

Our reception service offers information in 9 languages, including Swedish and Dutch, as well as sign language.
Documentation in 7 languages* is available.
We manage last minute hotel reservations.

You can also take advantage of our store where you will find souvenirs, trail and hiking maps, posters, a small bookstore, a photocopy/printing service and a ticket office (excursions, shows, matches, visits).

The Tourist Office received the Quality Tourism mark in October 2018.

*Some services are temporarily unavailable due to the COVID19 health crisis.
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3 Brévent cable car
From Chamonix, you can take the gondola lift to Plan Praz at 2000m, then the cable car to Le Brévent at 2,525m. Discover the south slope and its great panoramic view of Mont Blanc.<br/>In summer, Planpraz is the departure point for great excursions including hikes to Lake Cornu and on Grand Balcon Sud. It also has a fine take-off area for paragliding.

In summer, from the top of Le Brévent, a footpath goes to Aiguillette des Houches via the Bel-Lachat mountain hut.
Enjoy a moment of peace and contemplation on the fine sunny terraces.

The Plaques du Brévent, facing Mont Blanc, form a pleasant, quiet climbing spot, just 5 minutes walk from the top of the cable car line.

For eating: in Plan Praz, "La Bergerie" serves traditional cuisine and snacks. In Le Brévent, the "Le Panoramique" restaurant offers meals as well as a unique panoramic view over Mont Blanc.

Handicap: on a 4x4 path, this is possible to go downhill from Brévent to Planpraz, with a cross-country wheel chair. You must be accompanied.

CHAM'GOURMAND (only winter): this pass includes a go and return ticket on the Planpraz cable-car and a lunch at the restaurant La Bergerie (Planpraz).
Price: 47€. Booking compulsory.
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4 Fondation Pierre Gianadda
Since 1979, the Pierre Gianadda Foundation has organised several temporary exhibitions each year.<br/>Over the years, it has gained an international reputation for the quality of its exhibitions, the choice of themes and all the major events associated with them.
5 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.
6 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)
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7 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
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11360 meters of difference in height