The Mont Blanc Tunnel is a road tunnel in the Alps between France and Italy, near the Mont Blanc mountain.
Begun in 1957 and completed in 1965, the 11.6 kilometer (7.25 mile) long, 8.6 meter (28.2 ft) wide.
This is the path of the trekking tour "Tour du Mont Blanc" in the Alps with all important locations.
I think you should add the new Category "Trekking/Hiking" for this file ;-)
Jan Melin Stockholm Sweden
Mont Blanc (Fr., "White Mountain") or Monte Bianco (It., same meaning, also known as La Dame Blanche (the White Lady)), in the Alps, is the highest mountain in western Europe. Its height is about 4,810 metres (15,780 feet), but varies from year to year by a few metres, depending on snowfall and climate conditions.
The mount Salève is sittued in Haute Savoie (France) at 30 min of Genève (Switzerland). The cableway can take you at the top from where you can have a beautifull view on Geneve and also on the "mont blanc", the biggest mountain of europe.
Mont Louis, at 1600m above sea level, is a claimant to the title of the highest fortified town in France. Two other towns fortified by Vauban, Briançon & Mont Dauphin, both in the French Alps, covet the title also. Situated on one of the three chief roads joining Roussillon & Spain, Mont Louis bars access from the Cerdagne valley into the narrow descent that carries the road down to Vil...
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