The Tour du Mont-Blanc
The most famous trekking tour in Europe
The Tour du Mont Blanc is a spectacular trek that unwinds around the Mont Blanc massif , it crosses the Italian, Swiss and French territories, and to those who embark on it it gives the gift of unique views of Europe's, highest mountain range: severe rocky walls, glaciers long overhanging, gravelly moraines, meadows and grasslands.
The itinerary unwinds over almost 170 km and may be completed over a period of approximately 10 days walking ; it enters Valle d'Aosta from the La Seigne pass and proceeds into the upper Val Veny, as far as the Elisabetta mountain retreat, from where it then descends to lac Combal.
The route then ascends to the mountain pastures of Arp Vieille, proceeding with an up and down view as far as lac Chécrouit and the Maison Vieille mountain retreat, before reaching the bottom of the valley, Dolonne and Courmayeur. From the town, the route ascends as far as the Bertone mountain retreat, then takes all of Val Ferret along a trail half way up the hill, a veritable panoramic balcony over the Mont Blanc mountain range: from the spire of the Aiguille Noire de Peuteurey to the peak of Mount Blanc, from the tooth of the Giant to the Grandes Jorasses and to Mont Dolent. It first arrives at the Bonatti mountain retreat and then, proceeding in the direction of the head of Val Ferret, to the Elena mountain retreat, then going back up towards the Grand Ferret pass, as far as the Swiss border. In Switzerland, the route touches the districts of La Fouly and Champex and then enters France from Col de la Balme; it passes near Chamonix and Les Houches and lastly, it crosses the Croix pass and the La Seigne pass before coming back into Valle d'Aosta
Una montagna, tre paesi, sette valli e una serie infinita di emozioni. È il Tour del Monte Bianco, uno degli itinerari più affascinanti al mondo, che in estate trasforma il gigante di granito da paradiso degli sciatori a sogno di tutti gli appassionati di trekking. Anche quest'anno, infatti, più di 40mila persone