Mont Blanc: Long-Distance Hikes and Mountain Hospitality

From: Rick Steves’ Travel Blog

I was just in the Alps with my TV crew, filming three new episodes of Rick Steves Europe. We spent a couple of days hiking (and filming) on the Tour du Mont Blanc trail, in the French Alps. It’s a whole parallel world there, away from the tourist crowds and intensity of the Alpine resorts, and really peaceful. 

After just a taste of this classic long-distance hike, I am dreaming of coming back and doing the entire loop and once again, I’m reminded that you can never run out of rewarding corners of Europe to explore.  

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