Hiking in the Grandes Rousses massif

Alps Travel Guide

45° 51′ 48″ N, 06° 49′ 21″ E

The Alps

Discover the amazing Alps with Kandoo Adventures. Whichever trip you choose, our guides will help you uncover the best these awe-inspiring mountains have to offer. As well as the challenge, altitude and adventure, expect epic views, mythical places and a welcoming Alpine culture.

 

We've handpicked our treks in the Alps to offer achievable but challenging summit adventures, as well as some of the most beautiful trails the region has to offer, whether this takes us into France, Switzerland or Italy. Naturally, these three countries are famed for their rich cultures and outstanding landscapes but nowhere is this more evident than in this wonderful Alpine walkers' playground, where the borders are defined by lofty peaks or high mountain passes, and the cultures blur together to create a strong regional identity, heritage and, of course, cuisine - all of which add to your memorable holiday experience. 

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"Grenoble"

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298,128

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French

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Our local team

We look forward to welcoming you to Chamonix and making sure your time in the Alps is unforgettable! We take great pride in providing a professional service, whether you are joining us for a tough summit climb or a gentle stroll, you can be sure of 1st class guiding and equipment and above all, loads of FUN!

Highlights in France

Charming city of Chamonix in the French Alps

Chamonix

The town of Chamonix at the base of Mont Blanc is legendary. An adventure seekers paradise. People from every corner of the globe flock here to enjoy skiing, snowboarding, mountaineering, trekking and rock climbing. Whether you want to do some gentle walking or climb vertical ice walls, Chamonix has it all. When you are not out in the mountains, be sure to eat as much delicious Savoyard cuisine as you can!

Six Fer à cheval circus in the French Alps

Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval

This small village is located in a remote area of the French Alps. It’s widely known as one of the most beautiful villages in France. It is home to a historic chapel, fountains, and other quaint features. If you prefer to spend your time out in nature, you won’t be disappointed either. The Cirque du Fer a Cheval features cliffs and waterfalls. Also, the entire area is part of the Sixt Passy nature reserve. You’ll see an impressive variety of plants and animals, should you visit.

Lac Blanc in front of the Mont Blanc massif

Aiguille Rouges Nature Reserve

Imagine waking up for a morning hike, and looking over Lacs des Cheserys. It may just be the best part of your tour of Mont Blanc. This is just one feature of the Aiguilles Rouges nature reserve. There’s so much more to see in this scenic, French park. Step quietly as you venture out, and you might also observe marmots, alpine Ibex, yellow-beaked chocards, even an ermine. The flora there is spectacular as well. This nature reserve has plenty of hiking trails, so pack a lunch, and be sure to spend a day there.

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