5 independent reviews for Mont Blanc walking holiday

These full and frank independent reviews are from travellers who have booked directly through Responsible Travel. They are not edited by us or any of the companies we work with. Find the real story, from real travellers below.


review 12 Jul 2016

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

While every part of our holiday was amazing, we particularly found the stay in Fornovelasco to be the best. We loved listening to the river outside our window, hiking up to the arch, and down in the cave. Our daughter went zip lining and climbing with the local adventure group in town.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Take the fitness level seriously. This was a wonderfully challenging adventure. Also, try to be in Italy for a few days beforehand. We flew into Florence the week before and spent a week outside of Bologna first. We found flying in and out of Florence easy to do, getting both a bus and train to get to ur destination,

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Yes, these were rural areas and we were often the only people staying in our hotels.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

Excellent - this is our third family vacation through Responsible Travel and each one has been fantastic.

review 2 Sep 2016

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

The views

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Good fitness level

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Definitely

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

10/10

review 28 Sep 2015

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

Everything: from the best guide (Maxime), great food and accommodations, amazing travel companions and the place itself...it was perfect!

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Make sure you train well for 6-8 hike everyday to enjoy the scenery

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

Perfect!

review 15 Aug 2010

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

Climbing down Fenetre d' Arpette, and climbing up Bonhomme.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Make sure you are very fit physically, and read something about the Alps (geographic, flora & fauna, history, culture). Other than that, everything was very well organized. If you fly in from outside of Europe, consider arriving a few days earlier, stay in Chamonix area and warm yourself up with some small day-hiking trip. I travelled 24 hours to arrive in the evening before the trek started, and felt tired even before starting walking. Better spare some time to adjust.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, and minimized impacts on the environment?

Yes.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

Great!

review 15 Aug 2007

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

Reaching lac Blanc.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Pack only the most essential items - keep your day pack as light as possible. Choose the tour with the mule - different atmosphere.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, and minimized impacts on the environment?

Absolutely.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

5 star - excellent guide and wonderful atmosphere with mule Nikita - guide handled Nikita with care.

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I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
Very enjoyable
It was OK
A bit disappointing really
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