Mont Blanc Hiking Area - Monte Bianco: the Italian side
the most dramatic views with its amazing glaciers and high altitude rock walls at high altitude
Monte Bianco (Mont Blanc in french) is the highest peak of the Alps. Mont Blanc Hiking Area probably offers the most dramatic views with its amazing glaciers and high altitude rock walls at high altitude. Here all the mountaineer of Europe and not only, come to challenge their self in the most difficult and huge mountain of the Alps. For this reason Courmayeur and Chamonix, the main towns below the Monte Bianco, are pretty crowded compared with other areas of the Alps. Mont Blanc hiking for sure do not offer the most intimate relation with the mountain.
The Tour of Mont Blanc is among the most popular and famous route of the world due to its natural mountain beauty. Mont Blanc Mountain is a must see for every alpinist of the World. On the other hand, in the high season is reccomended to not follow this route if you want to live the mountain in an autenthic way, with the Trekking Alps spirit. The Monte Bianco Mountain Hiking Area is certainly pretty famous and it is at its best off-season (not in Christmas holiday and in August) and it is not the right area if you want to avoid people and live an experience in solitude your trekking. Especially in Winter and in Summer these mountain areas of the Alps areas are pretty crowded.
Nevertheless Monte Bianco certainly worths the visit and if you have the chance to come hiking in a Spring or Autumn you’ll enjoy the places aroud the highest peak of the Alps with less people and more wildife.
Features - Monte Bianco Region
Near Place to visit and Special Features
Hot Spring SPA at Pres-Saint-Didier
Cableway Monte Bianco
Aosta – Roman Town
Geography of Alps in Mont Blanc
The Mont Blanc Hiking Area is one of the more rich in terms of ice formations all over the Alps. For the Monte Rosa peaks and Matterhorn we are at the border of Italy and Switzerland and all the most famous peaks of the Alps are here. Mont Blanc intead is at the top north west border of Italy and the peak is shared with France. The paths are pretty well marked and in the Hikes described in this Trekking Alps website you’ll find also trekking in Valpelline and other smaller valleys, less known and maybe even more enjoyable for Trekking and Mountain Hiking. The Mont Blanc Hiking Area is north-west from Torino and the trip to this mountain area is from 1 hour and 30 minutes to 2 hours.
Wildlife in Mont Blanc Hiking Region
Accommodation in Mont Blanc Region
The Monte Bianco Hiking Area has the accomodation a bit more expensive than the other areas. This is due to the famous Monte Bianco peak and its facilities. Here trekkers will share the mountain environments with mountaineers and with tourists. You can have a few days hike in hotel, with your private bathroom and shower every day or you can choose the unguarded huts that in this area are very comfortable and luxury. Shelter are a bit more expensive but there is a big choice and we’ll bring you where the service is good and the food is tasty and abundant.