Grotte de la Mer de Glace
Grand Balcon Sud Trail
This easygoing trail, linking Col des Montets (12km northeast of Chamonix) with Les Houches (8km southwest of Chamonix), skirts the...
Ski de randonnée (ski touring – like long-distance hiking on skis), at its best between March and May, is big in Chamonix. The...
Mer de Glace
France’s largest glacier, the glistening 200m-deep Mer de Glace (Sea of Ice) snakes 7km down on the northern side of Mont Blanc, moving...
Grotte de la Mer de Glace information
Wrap up warm to experience the Grotte de la Mer de Glace ice cave, where frozen tunnels and ice sculptures change colour like mood rings.