Statue of de Saussure, Chamonix

Statue of de Saussure, Chamonix (must see)

The Statue of de Saussure, located in a popular tourist area, honors Horace Bénédict de Saussure, the first to climb Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in this region. Pointing toward this mountain, it reflects all of the passion of those first climbers.

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Statue of de Saussure on Map

Sight Name: Statue of de Saussure
Sight Location: Chamonix, France (See walking tours in Chamonix)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Chamonix, France

Create Your Own Walk in Chamonix

Create Your Own Walk in Chamonix

Creating your own self-guided walk in Chamonix is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Chamonix Introduction Walking Tour

Chamonix Introduction Walking Tour

Many of Chamonix’s attractions – apart from the surrounding majestic mountain peaks themselves – are one way or another associated with the Alps: statues and monuments of the first climbers of Mont Blanc, etc. Take this orientation walk to explore some of the city’s key attractions.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 Km or 1.6 Miles
Chamonix Shopping Walking Tour

Chamonix Shopping Walking Tour

Chamonix is literally packed with shops, featuring a pedestrian area with stores selling souvenirs and gifts, including tasty regional delicacies such as wine, chocolate and cheese. Take the following tour to experience the best shopping in this lovely mountain town.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.8 Km or 0.5 Miles