The Alps' giants
Eiger, Matterhorn, Mont-Blanc
(735 KM)

all seasons

Eiger, Matterhorn and Mont-Blanc. 3 legendary summits. The mountaineers dream.
The 3 great north faces of the Alps are also at the heart of breathtaking hikes.
Here is the road of the giants.

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  • Landscape 100% 100%
  • Fooding 80% 80%
  • Distance 80% 80%
  • Activities 90% 90%

A relaxing mix of high-level sports, the route of the 3 giants of the Alps
is a sacred road. For those who will not go to the summits, the paths traveled during this road-trip offer an infinite variety of mountain landscapes – balconies, green valleys, traditional and flower-filled villages, altitude lakes.

The Map

7 days 7 nights, 735 km

An adventure between snow-capped peaks, pastures and green valleys. Trips for adventurers looking to surpass themselves. A discovery of the landscapes of the Alps. Thrills and panoramic views.

Day 1


In summer, on the quays of Vevey, the terrace of the Bains Payes allows you to enjoy a glass of local wine and delicious tapas after a swim. You can also extend the pleasure with a dinner while admiring a sumptuous sunset over Lavaux. (closed from mid-October to spring). In winter, the Pléiades ski area allows you to practice a wide range of winter sports. On the program: alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, sledding and snowshoeing.

Day 2


Above the village of Kandersteg, Lake Oeschinen (1578m) is considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the Swiss Alps. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a deep blue lake, surrounded by cliffs, waterfalls that come from glaciers, forests and meadows. Many panoramic hikes and boat trips on the lake. Access by a path with a 400m drop (about 1 hour) or take the cable car. At the top, walk about twenty minutes on a flat path to reach the edge of the lake.

Day 3


In the direction of the EIger. The legendary north face of the Eiger rises above the village of Grindelwald. Entirely in Switzerland, the Eiger (3970 meters) forms a shock trio with the Mönch (4107 meters) and the Jungfrau (4158 meters). The Eiger Trail, between the Eigergletschner and Alpiglen stations, allows you to pass just under the north face of the Eiger. Spend the night in Lauterbrunnen, the valley of 72 waterfalls that inspired Goethe and Tolkien. The Jungfrau campsite in Lauterbrunnen is magnificent.

Day 4


Obergoms is a paradise for hikers and cross-country skiers: 400 km of marked trails in the mountains, on glaciers or in peaceful valleys. For mountain bike lovers, 26 km of cycle paths and trails cross the region. The Goms Valley is famous in winter for its 100 km of carefully groomed cross-country trails. Mountain route of the Furka by retro steam train.
On leaving, take a trip to the nearby UNESCO World Heritage region Jungfrau-Aletsch to admire the impressive Aletsch Glacier.

Day 5


Here is the Matterhorn (4478 meters above sea level) which dominates the Swiss village of Zermatt. On the border of Switzerland and Italy, it is called the Cervino in Italian and the Matterhorn in English and German. Automobiles prohibited in the village. Everything is within walking distance.The trails can be accessed from the village itself or from the cable car stations. Hike to the Hornli refuge. Spend a wild night in the woods near Mattsand.

Day 6


Arrival in Chamonix, to discover Mont Blanc. With an altitude of 4809 meters, it is the highest point in Western Europe, on the border between France and Italy. You can approach it using the Aiguille du Midi cable car or hike opposite between Brévent and Flégère for an unmissable view of the mountain. Make a stop at the Lac Blanc refuge for wild swimming in summer in the Tour glacier river.

Day 7


Duingt Castle Beach is one of the most beautiful bathing sites on the lake. Access to the lake by a metal ladder. We then bathe in an XXL swimming pool with a view of the very beautiful castle of Duingt. SWIM AT YOUR OWN RISK. In winter go skiing on the snowy slopes of Grand Bornand and La Clusaz or Chamonix

The Other Map

Alternative road
4 days / 4 nights
towards the 3 Alp's giant
532 km

The trip begins in Chamonix with a hike with a view of Mont-Blanc. Departure for Switzerland the next day towards the Eiger. Stop in Grindelwald then spend the night in Lauterbrunnen.
Day 3: hike to Obergoms in the Goms valley. Last night near Zermatt to discover the Matterhorn.



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