• Mountain lake

Lac Blanc

Located in the Aiguilles Rouges Nature Reserve, one of the most beautiful mountain lakes, famous for its unique panorama opposite the Mont Blanc Massif.

Mountain lake Lac Blanc Chamonix-Mont-Blanc


Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (74400)
Animals not allowed

The lake is composed of two parts. The place offers an exceptional panorama on the Mont Blanc massif. Its postcard landscape has been attracting tourists from all over the world for decades.

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    Beware, high altitude lakes are fragile! Please respect the area: do not swim or wash your dishes, do not trample the wetlands, do not put water sports equipment (buoys, paddles, etc.) in the water or throw anything into the lake (stones, waste).


    Animals not allowed

    Dogs are not allowed as the lake is located in a nature reserve.

    Dogs are not allowed as the lake is located in a nature reserve.


    From 20/06 to 31/10.
    Accessibility depends on snow conditions.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.


    74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

    Lake located in the mountains, accessible only by hiking.
    Accessible from the Col des Montets (3hrs hiking) or from the village of Argentière (3hrs hiking).

    Information update on 27/06/2023 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc