• Sport

Hiking to la Flégère from Chamonix

Pleasant hike in the forest. The panorama embraces the entire Mont-Blanc range. The view is very beautiful on the Mer de Glace.

Sport Hiking to la Flégère from Chamonix Chamonix-Mont-Blanc


Departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (74400)
Average length : 04h10
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Follow the signs for La Floria from Route des Nants. Once at the refreshment bar, continue on the path which rises slightly and cross the Couloir des Lanchers. Stay continuously on the left of the gondola cables and go to Praz des Violles. The path crosses, then uses the ski slope to reach the Flégère located above the Cornua forest.

Departure also possible from Les Praz or Les Tines.

More information at the Tourist Office, the High Mountain Office, and in our hiking guide.
Careful: path conditions may change - remember to check the latest information before setting off.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 800m
Altitude max : 1877m
Vertical drop : 800m

Further informations

Rock, Stone, Ground, Grit

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    Free of charge. Single trip or Return ticket if start at the Brevent lift Top.


    Animals allowed

    Period of practice

    From 15/05 to 31/10.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

    • Pets welcome


    Route des Moussoux 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
    Departing from : Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (74400)
    Latitude : 45.92978 - Longitude : 6.869579

    Closest bus stop: Vallot
    Closest train stop : Chamonix train station
    Closest parking : Saint-Michel car park

    More informations

    Information update on 13/05/2022 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc