Tour du Mont Blanc (also known as TMB) is ‘the classic trek’ and one of the most popular long distance hiking trails in Europe. This spectacular trail in the Alps takes hikers around the Massif of Mont Blanc for up to 170kms and country hopping from France to Italy, Switzerland and back to France. It is a challenging trek as you have 10kms of ascent and descent.
The TrekkingBug.com travel specialists have prepared an itinerary that can be hiked in 7-10 days. Starting from Les Contamines in the Montjoie Valley (France); hikers head to Courmayeur (Italy), Champex (Switzerland) and finish in Chamonix (France). Our your way, the hiking trail takes you through seven magnificent valleys by the Mont Blanc Massif. This is a great adventure for both independent hikers and groups, talk to our travel specialists for advice.
Trek Europe's best loved mountain trail
Be amazed by breathtaking views of the Alps
Reward yourself with hearty mountain delicacies
Cross three countries in just one hiking trail!
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Flying IN and OUT
The most convenient airport for this tour is Geneva Airport, in Switzerland. Direct flights from many European capitals. Check out www.skyscanner.com for your most convenient flight connection.
Transfers to and from airport
To Les Contamines:
– You can share a minibus (1h, 40€pps), www.ski-lifts.com.
– Public bus: From Geneva airport to St Gervais le Fayet (2h, €20) + second bus from St Gervais le Fayet to Les Contamines (15min, roughly €7) www.sat-montblanc.com
– Train: From Geneva to St Gervais (1hr30) + second bus from St Gervais le Fayet to Les Contamines (15min, roughly €7) www.sat-montblanc.com