Experience the appeal of the European Alps on a full-day trip to Courmayeur and Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Europe, from Milan. With your guide, travel to Courmayeur, a picturesque Alpine town, and ascend to the Helbronner peak (3466 mt) in the amazing Monte Bianco Skyway cable car. Capture sweeping views of th Italian, Swiss and French Alps on camera, visit the marvellous exhibit of Crystals and the Botanical garden at Le Pavillon.
• 13 hours
After leaving Milan early in the morning on an air-conditioned coach, you will reach the Alpine town of Courmayeur. You can ride up the Monte Bianco Skyway cable car to discover spectacular panoramic views of the Valle d’Aosta and the French, Swiss and Italian Alps. The first stop on the way up is at Mont-Frety Pavillion. Here you can visit the Botanic Garden Saussurea one of the highest in Europe which offers a rich variety of incredible, rare and beautiful alpine plants from worldwide mountain areas. In the afternoon, you will take the last leg of the skyway to reach Helbronner peak. Here you can enjoy free time at the top to soak up the views, and from its height of 3,466 meters, the terraces of the Helbronner peak offers a 360 view of all the Italian, Swiss and French Alps. In Courmayeur you can browse the shops at your leisure, enjoy a refreshing drink on a sun-drenched terrace (own expense), or admire the many chocolate-box chalets and boutiques you find.
• 12 hours