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. Highlights
Full-day trip to Courmayeur and Mont Blanc from Milan
Professional English speaking guide
Ride the cable car to the summit at the Helbronner peak
Spectacular views of the Swiss, French and Italian Alps, including Mont Blanc and the Matterhor
Pick up from centrally located hotels (if option selected)
Climb on top of Europe on this panoramic journey to the Mont Blanc. Leave Milan early in the morning on an air-conditioned coach and reach the Alpine town of Courmayeur. Ride up the Monte Bianco Skyway cable car and discover a spectacular panoramic view of the Valle d’Aosta and the French, Swiss and Italian Alps. On a clear day, you may even see Mattherhorn, considered on the icon of Switzerland, it is actually shared with Italy where it iss called Cervino.
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, that offers a rich variety of incredible, rare and beautiful alpine plants from worldwide mountain areas. You can also enjoy a typical lunch (not included) at the restaurant Bellevue, the local dishes retrace the Aosta Valley tradition with polenta and meat but international cuisine is also available, or visit the Cave Mont Blanc and experimental High Altitude Winery.
In the afternoon, you take the last leg of the skyway and reach Helbronner peak. Enjoy free time at the top to soak up the views. From its height of 3,466 m, the terraces of the Helbronner peak offer a 360° view of all the Italian, Swiss and French Alps. After you are full of fresh Alpine air and loaded with pictures, meet your guide and travel back down into the heart of Courmayeur town center. Browse the shops at your leisure, perhaps enjoy a refreshing drink on a sun-drenched terrace in town (own expense) and admire the many chocolate-box chalets and boutiques you find.
DEPARTURE POINT Departure from Milan, Zani Viaggi Agency / Milan Visitor Center, Via Cusani / Largo Cairoli (MM1 Cairoli - MM2 Lanza)
PICK UP (if option selected) Starting from 6:00 am it is possible to have the pickup from centrally-located hotels
DURATION 13 hours
RETURN DETAILS Returns to original departure point
INCLUDED IN TOUR: - Montebianco Skyway cable car tickets - Transport by air-conditioned coach - Professional tour guide - Hotel pickup (if option selected)
EXCLUDED FROM TOUR: - Tips (optional) - Food and drinks, unless specified
NOTES: - Our Pick-up service takes place in the center of Milan. The bus takes approximately one hour to Pick up all of the passengers, subject to traffic conditions and the number of passengers booked for that particular tour. For this reason, pick up times are shown as an interval “Starting from 6:00” means that we will pick up you at your hotel at 6:00 or later in order to be in time for the beginning of the tour. - Times subjected to organization and/or traffic problems