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French, Italian & Swiss Alps Family Multi-Adventure Tour

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

One or more kids 17+ required (siblings 14+ ok)

From $5,699 - $5,999 /person

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6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Special Youth Savings: Kids 4 to 17 save up to 20%. See details.

French, Italian & Swiss Alps Family Multi-Adventure Tour

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

One or more kids 17+ required (siblings 14+ ok)

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Jul-Aug 2025: Jun-Aug

From $5,699 - $5,999 /person

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Legendary Mont Blanc, Chamonix & Lake Geneva

Fly over glaciers and peaks as you cross borders by gondola. Hike routes through valley forests and above the shore of Lake Geneva. Trek into the World Heritage landscape of Montreux. Glacier walks and white-water rafting add even more thrills. Score an alpine hat trick on this family adventure in Italy, France and Switzerland.

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Ice Walk
Paddleboard

Highlights

  • Hike in the foothills of iconic Mont Blanc, on a balcony trail below the Aiguille du Midi and along the Mer de Glace glacier
  • Discover alpine paths in the Aosta Valley, where a lush wooded landscape opens up to views of snowcapped mountains
  • Rush down Class IV rapids on the Dora Baltea River and paddleboard across glacial Lake Geneva to an ancient Swiss castle
  • Revel in an awe-inspiring landscape from Italy's irresistible Courmayeur to the famed French mountaineering center of Chamonix
French, Italian & Swiss Alps Family Multi-Adventure Tour map

France, Italy & Switzerland

Start/End Geneva

Airports & Travel details*

* Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

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Itinerary

Days 1-2

Description

Follow an unforgettable balcony route over Val Veny • Pause for lunch at a postcard-perfect rifugio (mountain refuge) • Hike in the Aosta Valley, home to ibex, chamois, eagles and marmots • Grab a paddle and raft down Class IV rapids on the glacial Dora Baltea River • Immerse yourself in Courmayeur’s unique Italian alpine culture and atmosphere.

Accommodations

Nights 1-2

Grand Hotel Courmayeur Mont Blanc
Courmayeur
Premiere Hotel

A stylish and modern alpine retreat nestled in a quiet area amid rocky mountain peaks. (pool, spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Day 3

Description

Fly over glaciers and peaks as you cross the border between Italy and France by gondola • Discover the Aiguille du Midi, a lone needle of rock looming above ice fields and moraine-strewn crags, and take in breathtaking views of the Chamonix Valley from its summit • Explore the renowned mountaineering center of Chamonix • After a full day, relax in the outdoor spa of our unique high-altitude hotel.

Accommodations

Night 3

Chalet Hôtel Le Prieuré
Chamonix
*Casual Hotel

Tucked in the center of Chamonix, enjoy views of the snowcapped mountains from your own private balcony or relax at the hotel's newly built Cinq Mondes spa. (pool, spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 4-6

Description

Embark on a hike on the Mer de Glace (Sea of Ice), the Alps’ second-largest glacier, complete with crampons and local high-mountain guides • Enjoy an unforgettable picnic lunch at the top • Sparkling Lake Geneva awaits in Switzerland • Soak up the sun, splash around in the pool or unwind at the spa at our stately hotel—welcome to the so-called Swiss Riviera! • Trek amid magnificent peaks overlooking Lake Geneva • Stand-up paddleboard near Chillon Castle, an island fortress that once controlled passage between northern and southern Europe • Walk through the terraced vineyards of the Lavaux, a World Heritage landscape • Au revoir! Bid farewell to an unbelievable family journey through the Alps.

Accommodations

Nights 4-5

Fairmont Le Montreux Palace
Montreux
Premiere Hotel

On the shore of dazzling Lake Geneva, this palatial hotel features top-notch service, outstanding views of the Alps and sun-filled luxurious rooms. (pool, spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

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Hotels

World-Class Hotels

Our hand-selected Premiere hotels offer exceptional hospitality and experiences as special as the regions we explore.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Nights 1-2

Grand Hotel Courmayeur Mont Blanc
Courmayeur

Premiere Hotel

A stylish and modern alpine retreat nestled in a quiet area amid rocky mountain peaks. (pool, spa)

Night 3

Chalet Hôtel Le Prieuré
Chamonix

*Casual Hotel

Tucked in the center of Chamonix, enjoy views of the snowcapped mountains from your own private balcony or relax at the hotel's newly built Cinq Mondes spa. (pool, spa)

Nights 4-5

Fairmont Le Montreux Palace
Montreux

Premiere Hotel

On the shore of dazzling Lake Geneva, this palatial hotel features top-notch service, outstanding views of the Alps and sun-filled luxurious rooms. (pool, spa)

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