Travel Pictures Gallery.com - France - Chamonix - Mont Blanc
a series of travel images from France. Chamonix is a famous resort at the foot of Mont Blanc. With its top at 4809 m. Mont Blanc is the highest peak in the Alps and the second highest of Europe (after Mount Elbrus in the Kaukasus). Chamonix is situated in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes . The valley offers excellent views and hiking trails. The Mer de Glace Glacier, the Aiguilles du Midi, the Jorasses and Mont Blanc itself offer spectacular mountain views while on a hike to the Lac Blanc and Lac Noir. The cable car up to Aiguilles du Midi takes you to a viewing point at 3842 m altitude, it feels as if you can touch Mont Blanc summit from here.