By car via Chamonix France
Highway A40, to Saint-Gervais, then follow the direction of Chamonix, then Argentière. In Argentière, follow the Col des Montets, Vallorcine, Martigny Swiss border direction.
Arrived in Vallorcine, cross the village, 3 km long. The Anatase, chalet to rent and/or the Bed and Breakfast is located at the end of the village, «Chef Lieu Les Plans» locality, on the left side of the road, in front of a «bar-tabac», at 100 meters after Vallorcine's Tourism Office.
If the Col des Montets pass has to be closed officially by local authority because of avalanche danger ; it is then necessary to use and to drive through the Montets tunnel. The entrance of this tunnel is located at Montroc village after Argentiere.
Winter road conditions and about the Col des Montets
We do recommend you to watch closely at the road conditions via:
- Recorded message from the DDE (Department of roads) about when cars can pass through the Montets Tunnel when Road 506 and the Col des Montets is closed: +33 (0)4 50 53 05 51
- If you arrive from France please check Road Conditions via Chamonix Mont Blanc web site COL DES MONTETS VALLORCINE CHAMONIX ROAD CONDITIONS
Or call Vallorcine Tourism Office at +33 (0)4 50 54 60 71
Snow tires and chains required.
In case of an avalanche danger between Vallorcine and Argentière and the Col des Montets closure, road trafic via the new Tunnel des Montets.
By car via Martigny Switzerland
In Martigny, take the Chamonix France direction, drive over the Forclaz pass then the Châtelard. Go through the border and you are in Vallorcine. The Anatase is located at the entrance of the village, at « Chef Lieu Les Plans» locality, on the right side of the street, in front of «bar-tabac» and before Vallorcine's Tourism Office.
If you arrive via Martigny Switzerland and the Forclaz Pass, watch closely at Winter Road Tunnel and Passes Conditions via
By train via Chamonix France
Many TGV main lines from Paris and other European cities to Annecy, or Lyon, or Bellegarde, or Chambery Aix les Bains France and then TRAIN EXPRESS REGIONAL FRANCE to St Gervais les Bains Le Fayet France.
Next ride, the Mont Blanc Express train from St Gervais les Bains le Fayet via Chamonix to Vallorcine and Switzerland.
By train via Martigny Switzerland
Many high speed trains from European cities to Geneva or Lausanne Switzerland and then SWITZERLAND REGIONAL TRAINS TIME TABLE to Martigny Switzerland.
Next ride, the Mont Blanc Express train from Martigny to Vallorcine and then to Chamonix Mont Blanc France.
Access Maps to Vallorcine Chamonix France