Italian, French & Swiss Alps Family Walking & Hiking Tour - 20s & Beyond
Mont Blanc Adventure from Huts to Mountain Lodges
From $4,199 pp dbl. occ. | 6 days / 5 nights
(+$430 for sgl. occ.)
It's a hiker's dream. The dazzling peak of iconic Mont Blanc. A once-in-a-lifetime trek through three of Europe's most beautiful countries. Spectacular Courmayeur. Legendary Chamonix. Classic Swiss chalets. Mountain culture at its finest. It's a world ignited by a pink alpenglow. Or perhaps it's la vie en rose.
- Toast the sunset over the mountains from our historic alpine lodge—a truly unique experience
- Hike through the picturesque Alps and between three cultures in Italy, France and Switzerland
- Wonder at the dramatic escarpments and snowfields of Mont Blanc, Western Europe's highest mountain
- Explore the charms of elegant Chamonix and ice-walk on France's exquisite Mer de Glace glacier
Days 1-2 Start your hiking journey in the Alps with a trail through quiet woods to a meadow that perfectly frames beloved Mont Blanc | Trek to the Italian side of Monte Bianco (Mont Blanc) and over the lush Val Ferret | Savor a cappuccino at a friendly rifugio (mountain hut) | Hike a hand-picked portion of the Mont Blanc ridge trail, considered one of the best in the world | Enjoy a dinner of hearty Northern Italian alpine cuisine | The region's unique and irresistible mountain culture makes you feel right at home | Discover lively Courmayeur and relax at an elegant alpine hotel.
Days 3-4 Say ciao to Italy and bonjour to France as you fly over glaciers and across the border by gondola | Admire the Aiguille du Midi, a needle of rock looming at 12,777 feet | Walk on a balcony trail to reach the extraordinary Mer de Glace Glacier | Join expert guides for a glacier hike complete with crampons | In the charming resort town of Chamonix, sip an aperitif at a lively café | Feel as though you have the Alps to yourself as you watch the sun rise and fall from our secluded mountain oasis.
Days 5-6 Gaze up at snow-capped Mont Blanc, Western Europe's highest peak | Ride the historic Mont Blanc Express train from the mountaineering center of Chamonix | Hike a trail past picturesque Swiss mountain villages and alpine pastures | Take in the quintessentially Swiss landscape | Enjoy a last walk to La Floria, a picturesque geranium-filled châlet.
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.
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F Family Dates - 20s and Beyond
Gather your favorite people to share a Backroads adventure on a ready-to-book Private Trip - featuring all the legendary Backroads hallmarks from expert leaders to unforgettable activities. You can pick from a large selection of dates for your group of 8 or more. Call us for date availability. If your party has fewer than 8 guests, or if your preferred date is not available, we'll create a departure just for you.
Private Trip Pricing
- 10 or more Guests: from $3,999 pp dbl occ
- 9 Guests: from $4,499 pp dbl occ
- 8 Guests: from $4,699 pp dbl occ
- 2-7 Guests: Give us a call or reach out here!
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