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Walking Across Europe is superb so get on your walking boots to see the region at its very best and really get away from it all.


Chamonix and Mont Blanc Valley

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Clear, clean air, high alpine meadows, stunning mountain lakes and gleaming white cascading glaciers await you in the Chamonix and Mont Blanc Valley this spectacular part of France, in one of our most luxurious, beautiful and effortlessly splendid walks available.

Relax in your luxury 4-star family-run spa hotel in centre of Chamonix; stunning roof-top pool with sweeping views of Mont Blanc and surrounding peaks make for a perfect end of day chill-out spot; with the mountains in the background giving you the fairy tale scene. Wander through some of Frances traditional postcard-pretty villages, quaint Savoie farmhouses, and forgotten hamlets unchanged over the centuries and untouched by mass tourism make for a perfect get-away.

There’s no need to worry about the walking if you aren’t a seasoned expert, this holiday offers effortless high level walks thanks to the excellent mountain trains, buses, gondolas and cable cars, to get to your selected destinations with ease.

Expect to see ibex, marmots and a wonderful profusion of wild mountain flowers on this marvellously traditional French retreat.

7 night, single centre, guided walking. Departing Selected Saturdays from 15 Jun ’13 to 17 Aug ’13

Day 1 – Arrive in Chamonix
Day 2 – Lac Blanc and the Aiguilles rouge Nature reserve 8km/5mi/3 hr
Day 3 – Swiss Border Hamlets Walk 8km/5mi/3hr
Day 4 – Free day
Day 5 – The Berard Waterfall 9km/6mi/3hr
Day 6 – Argentière and the Petit Balcon Sud 14km/9mi/5hr
Day 7 – Les Houches and Massif des Aravis 8km/5mi/4hr
Day 8 – Leave Chamonix

If you think this walking holiday is too short or too easy for you or your group, then try combining this trip with one of the other walks on offer.

Read more about this offer on www.headwater.com

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