What makes the Tour du Mont Blanc one of the world’s classic hikes? It’s the perfect mix of awe-inspiring mountain views and the vibrant influence of three distinct European cultures -- French, Swiss and Italian. Hiking 100 miles with only a light pack as we circumnavigate the sparkling glaciers of Mont Blanc (15,771’), Western Europe’s highest peak, we’ll cross borders by foot and experience challenging but spectacular hiking in the Alps. Our expert guides lead us from village to village along high trails into a photographer’s dream landscape. Our cultural delights range from the lovely medieval city of Courmayeur, Italy to the French resort town of Chamonix and to quaint alpine villages in Switzerland where we’ll enjoy delicious and hearty meals consisting of fresh ingredients including locally produced breads and cheeses. Our lodging includes one night in a mountain refuge and the rest in comfortable hotels and auberges.
After the 13 day trek, we'll rent a car and drive into the heart of France to meet up with the Tour de France. Follow our progress daily at this site.