What not to miss in the Mont Blanc area

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Tramway du Mont-Blanc

A ride on the Mont-Blanc Tramway is a pretext for adventure... Discover a variety of alpines landscapes along the journey and some of the most views from the top. More than a simple excursion, a true discovery !

The Mer de Glace

Formed by the confluence of the Leschaux and Géant Glaciers, the Mer de Glace is France’s biggest glacier: 7 km long, surface area 40 km2, 200 m thick, altitude 1913 m.

Museum of Megève

Located right in the heart of the historic center, the Museum of Megève is in the authentic frame of the former House of Charity, building of the XVIIth century endowed with a baroque chapel.

Maison de l'Alpage

The "Maison de l’Alpage" allows to discover the exhibition ITINERIO on the theme "Agriculture and landscapes, the major transformations ".

Alpine Museum

Housed in the former Chamonix-Palace which dates back to the early 20th C, the Musée Alpin records the development of Chamonix – from when the first tourists came to admire the glaciers right up to when the cable cars were built.

Maison forte de Hautetour

At the centre of the town, the fully renovated 18th Century fortified house is home to the cross-border house of the guides of Saint-Gervais-Courmayeur and an artist’s residence.

Church: Notre Dame de Toute Grâce

Notre Dame de Toute Grace (1950), is the key building to the revival of sacred art in the twentieth century. The masterpieces that decorate the church are signed by the greatest of modern artists.

Tairraz Centre - Crystal Museum

The museum’s completion is the culmination of a collaboration between the Mineralogy Club and the town of Chamonix.

Lake: Lac Vert

Situated amidst the forest near Passy Plaine-Joux, this lake is surrounded by spruce trees and reflects the Mont-Blanc. Vehicle access from April to December. Winter access on foot. Classified site.

Panoramic views from Passy Plaine-Joux

The Dôme du Goûter, Mont Maudit, Mont Blanc du Tacul, Mont Joly, exceptional panoramic views of the Mont-Blanc range and the Arve Valley

Mountain museum

A house dating from 1750 is home to the museum, recording the mountain way of life via the recreation of a traditional dwelling and displaying everyday objects in their original setting.

The Calvary Way

The Megève Calvary, with chapels depicting scenes of Christ's Passion and located between the village centre and the Mont d'Arbois Plateau, is one of the only in France to be listed as a European Sacred Mount and Historic Monument.