Accommodation

There is plenty of accommodation on the route – if you want to keep costs down camp sites are plentiful, but you will have to carry extra weight and remember to buy some food for dinner. There are also dorms everywhere – keep an eye out for “dortoir” signs. We travelled light and opted for hotel rooms where we could find them – costs mount up but you can be assured of a better night’s sleep.

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Day One

This first section of the Tour of Mont Blanc is an uninspiring uphill slog to the Col de Voza and you could be forgiven for wondering what on earth the fuss is all about, but you have to get away from the town somehow.

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