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Trekking and Hiking in Chamonix and Vallorcine

Around Vallorcine and Chamonix lots of beautiful hikes take you through the lush pine forest up into the clear and crisp mountain air. The views towards the white peaks and rocky granite towers are very impressive.

Hiking ideas

Even if you are not a regular hiker you cannot fail to enjoy the beauty and splendour of the mountains in the Mont Blanc area. Vallorcine has access to walks to suit everyone, from a gentle stroll along the Chemin des Diligences to something more demanding. The following will give you an appetite for exploring the Vallorcine area.

trekking and walking in Chamonix Refuge de Berard - 2 hours from Le Buet.

Aiguillettes des Possetts - 2 hours 30mins from Le Buet.

Refuge de Loriaz - 2 hours from Le Courteray.

Swiss Frontier - 30 minutes from Le Siseray

The Emosson Dam - 2 hours 30 mins from Barberine

You are also within easy reach of many other hikes, including the following:

Le Col de Balme - 2 hours 30mins from Le Tour

Le Lac Blanc - 1hour 45 mins from the Flegere cable car

Grand Balcon Nord - 2 hours 15 mins from the Aiguille du Midi

Grand Balcon Sud - 2 hours from the Brevent cable car

Chalet des Pyramides - 1 hour 30mins from the Bossons chalet

Lifts and cable cars are open from mid June until mid September, depending on the area – Check the Compagnie du Mont Blanc website