Mont Blanc, nicknamed "roof of Europe" as the culmination of the old continent (4807 meters), is the most famous part of an entire massif, Alps, exceptional collection of high mountain shared between three countries : France, Switzerland and Italy.
The Mont Blanc massif whose summit (4807 m) is the highest in Europe is a collection of glaciers and mountain quite exceptional both the natural and cultural views insofar as it was at the behind the development of mountain sports including mountaineering. This unique landscape by the nobility of its vertices and the power of glaciers is indeed a high mythical places of mountaineering as well as Everest and Annapurna. It should be separated from all Vanoise - Grand Paradise which it does not belong and present the list as such.
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, more commonly known simply as Chamonix, is a commune in the Haute-Savoie département in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It was the site of the first Winter Olympics in 1924. The commune's population of around 9,800 ranks 865th within the country of France.
Sender: Eray, Sent on: 15 Feb, 2014, Received on: 24 Feb, 2014, Travel time: 9 days