Mont Blanc Circuit Itinerary

Traverse over dramatic passes, through flower-filled alpine meadows, beneath glaciers and pass through France, Italy and Switzerland on this rewarding walking adventure around the awe-inspiring Mont Blanc Circuit.

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Lac blanc

Baguettes

Cycling France

French vineyard

Provence lavender fields

Local produce

Swiss alps

Day 1 Les Bossons

Arrive in Les Bossons and breathe in the fresh air and allure of Mont Blanc - a sign of the beauty to come.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 1

Day 2 Les Frasserands

Tackle the Grand Balcon trail and walk through intoxicating vistas to the heights of Lac Blanc. Descend to Les Frasserands and sleep surrounded by mountains.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 1

Day 3 Trient

Walk from France into Switzerland through steep mountain passes and past cerulean glaciers.
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Day 4 Champex

Climb to the Col de Forclaz for captivating views of the Rhone Valley. Follow alpine pastures to beguiling Champex.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 1

Day 5 La Fouly

Descend through woodlands and picturesque alpine villages, marvelling at the fields of flowers that greet passers-by. Continue on to the point where France, Switzerland and Italy meet.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 1

Days 6-7 Planpincieux

Follow the Val Ferret valley into Italy, ascending the highest point of the trek, Grand Col Ferret. Spend a free day exploring the old towns of Courmayeur or Entreves, or go on an invigorating excursion across the glacier to Aiguille du Midi.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 2

Day 8 Courmayeur

Encounter spectacular views of mountains, glaciers and rocky peaks while walking through wildflower laden landscapes.
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Day 9 Les Chapieux

Pass beneath the impressive glacier du Miage and follow an ancient Roman road across Col de la Seigne back into France.
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Days 10-11 Val Montjoie

Ascend steeply to the Col de la Croix du Bonhomme, around to the Col du Bonhomme before descending into the Val Montjoie. Perhaps spend a free day visiting Les Contamines's market or rest weary legs in a cafe.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 2

Day 12 Chamonix Valley

Traverse through peaks and valleys to the Chamonix Valley, taking in captivating views of Mont Blanc massif and spending the night in the idyllic alpine village of Les Houches.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 1

Days 13-15 Les Bossons

Clamber through forest to reach Brevent, which rewards unparalleled panoramic views of the area. Spend free time exploring trails around Chamonix, canyoning or taking a different approach to seeing the area on a mountain bike. Toast an amazing achievement with new friends before saying farewell to this adventure of a lifetime.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 2