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Chamonix & Mont Blanc

Guided visit of Chamonix


Come to discover the history of Chamonix village and its heroes

From 1 to 9 people* *For more people, please contact us 2 hours Available in Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter From 50 to 360 € per person * *Depending on the number of people Spoken languages: French, english
Accessible for people with disabilities

What awaits you during this activity : Guided visit of Chamonix

Located at the foot of Mont Blanc, the town of Chamonix, which has now become the “World Mountaineering Capital”, is the unmissable destination not to be missed if you are in the Mont Blanc Alps region.

Known and recognized for its cultural and sports program, particularly with its international events such as mountain trail races, Chamonix has gradually identified itself as the favorite festive place for great athletes, but above all for great mountain lovers.

On the borders of Switzerland and Italy, only a few hours from Lyon and Geneva, the alpine city of Chamonix will undoubtedly immediately immerse you in an extraordinary historical context and a unique and sumptuous mountain setting.

Accompanied by your expert guide, who, you imagine, is a passionate and fine connoisseur of the place, you will stroll through the lively pedestrian streets of the city and learn about the history, the protagonists, the monuments and buildings that have made it famous. of this mythical place.

Besides, a little aside, do you know in which year the first Ascension of Mont Blanc was carried out and by whom? (Answer at the end of the description)

Indeed, beyond being a land of legends and adventures, Chamonix will fascinate you with the atmosphere that reigns there, its history, its warm welcome, its multiple alpine activities accessible all year round, its relaxed life, its shops, its restaurants but above all its unmissable tours and guided excursions.

So, what must-haves are we talking about exactly?

We will obviously talk about the guided tour of the Mer de Glace, its cave and its crystal gallery. A most incredible and spectacular excursion not to be missed!

We will also talk about a visit to the Aiguille du Midi where you can admire breathtaking panoramas and enjoy unforgettable souvenir photos with the unbeatable spot that is the “Pas dans le vide”.

And finally, an attraction that will delight children from 7 to 77 years old (or even more) it will be a question of boarding the fabulous and mythical Montenvers Train and simply savoring every moment when time seems to stop to contemplate the beauty magnificent panoramas available to you!

As you will have understood, the possibilities of exploring the Alpine city and its surroundings always lead us to believe that they are (almost) limitless!

And that's why if you're looking for thrills or strong emotions, knowledge of the Mont Blanc valley and its surroundings, this unique guided tour of Chamonix and its unmissable activities with one of our experts are made for you!

What you can book in addition to this activity: a private transfer on request from your place of stay to the meeting point in Chamonix.

NB: If you did not know the answer to our question: the first Ascension of Mont Blanc was carried out by two Savoyard protagonists by the names of Michel Paccard and Jacques Balmat in 1786.
  • Artisanal ice-cream
  • Cultural specialist services
Not included
  • Transfers round trip
  • Personal expenses

Your guide for this activity in the Alps : Aude

I am lucky to have an exciting job. What I like when I guide is to be able to share what I have discovered during my research with people who are curious to know more. History will have no more secrets for you ;-)
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Cancellation Policy

The following cancellation fees apply:  :

  • From reservation to 30 days prior to the activity: 25% of the total

  • From 29 to 15 days prior to the activity: 50% of the total

  • From 14 days prior to the day of the activity: 100% of the total

Services and Overseeing

All services are subject to weather conditions and authorizations. 1786 Experiences offers its clients its knowledge of the terrain and its network of professional partners. All the activities are supervised by professionals this in order to guarantee maximum safety and pleasure of the participants.


The Client is aware of the sometimes sporty nature of some of the proposed services. He/she agrees to comply with the advice and instructions given by the professionals in charge. The Client is forbidden to take any personal initiative in the context of the services that could jeopardize his/her safety, that of the other participants or that of the supervising professionals.

It will be up to the professional supervisor to decide on any modifications for safety reasons of our services for weather or mountain conditions, participants abilities or their technical skills. Our guides will decide to change the itinerary or mountain range for security and the best experience possible.

Failure to comply with safety instructions or to participate in a service without respecting the level of requirements may justify the exclusion of the client from the service. This exclusion decided for safety reasons will not determine any right to refund of the cost of the experience.

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In any case of force-majeure (unforeseeable, impossible conditions), 1786 Experiences cannot execute one or more services, the client will be reimbursed the amount of the cancelled service(s). The refund will be made no later than 30 days after the end of the stay.


1786 Experiences belongs to the company VOYAGE 1786, holder of a civil liability insurance policy for all the activities it organizes.

LThe price of the service does not include personal insurance. It is strongly recommended that the clients have a search & rescue insurance and a repatriation insurance valid for the service.

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