The Alps & Mont Blanc: what to do, what to see...

From the legendary Mont Blanc to Les Portes du Soleil, the Alps will have you using all the superlatives you can think of. Perfecting your schuss in the world’s largest continuous skiing area, seeking out one of the best views of the Alps or working on your swing at Europe’s highest golf course in Chamonix. The choice is yours!


• Mont Blanc
• High-altitude mountain lakes
• Ski resorts and skiing areas
• Chamonix city centre
• The Vauban fortifications
• Notre-Dame du Laus
• Chambéry
• The Haute-Provence UNESCO Geopark
• Digne-les-Bains
• Les Écrins National Park


• Tick off the Vallée Blanche descent: it’s the longest run in the world
• Take on the GR 5 long-distance trail from Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean. On foot or by bike?
• Let the Route Napoléon take your breath away: it’s France’s most beautiful road
• Glide over Lake Annecy and enjoy the purest water in Europe
• Indulge in retail therapy in Courchevel : the chicest high-altitude shopping streets
• See springtime chamois in the La Vanoise National Park
• Savour 3-star cuisine in the best mountain restaurants
• Get above it all at the Gramusset mountain refuge
• Dare to enter the Step into the Void glass room, the Aiguille du Midi skywalk

Getting to the Alps