Option : AIGUILLE DU MIDI
This rocky 3842 m./12,604 ft. peak close to the
Mont Blanc is reached in 20 minutes by a two-stage cablecar. The
summit offers unique panoramic views of the Chamonix Valley and major
peaks of the French, Swiss and Italian Alps.
The fantastic universe of the high mountains !
The most famous cable-car in the world will take you, after a dizzying aerial
voyage, as far as the Aiguille du Midi (3842 metres). This high-mountain site,
equipped for your comfort and safety, offers you a
unique 360° panorama, taking in the majestic Mont-Blanc as well as the whole
of its massif.
Perhaps you will be lucky enough to see mountaineers linked by ropes trying to
conquer one of these prestigious summits.
The Aiguille du Midi comprises 4 sites :
The Piton Nord on which you arrive : arrival and
departure station, cafeteria, souvenir shop, terrace for looking at Chamonix
The Piton Central with the Mont-Blanc gallery, the
lift and the terrace at the summit (3842 metres). (Access to the lift is not
included in the price of the return ticket)
The Mont-Blanc terrace, the finest view of Mont-Blanc.
Not to be missed !
In winter, access to the Vallée Blanche is via the ice
tunnel, Vallée Blanche exit.
In summer, access to Helbronner Italy (Mont-Blanc
panoramic cable-car), is via the Rebuffat footbridge.
Tour Code : KT0901 = CHF : Adult 58.-- Child 40.--
MER DE GLACE
A confortable electric rack-railway conveys passengers from Chamonix to
Nontenvers ( 1913m / 6276 ft) a vantage point wih fine views of the Mer de
Glace. This magnificent glacier is 7 km/ 4 miles long and averages 1200m /
3/4-mile in width.
The Montenvers train - La Mer de Glace (Ice Sea)
This charming little red train has been ferrying travellers up to the
Montenvers site and the world famous Mer de Glace glacier since 1908.
Surrounded by prestigious summits, les Drus (3754 m), les Grandes Jorasses (4205
m) and les Grands Charmoz (3842 m), the Montenvers site offers numerous
exhibitions to enable everyone to know more about the life of the largest French
glacier (7 km long !) and about nature in the Alps.
Discovering the site
A panorama and access to the Mer de Glace.
A grotto cut in the heart of the ice.
The crystals gallery cut in the rock.
The Musée de la Faune Alpine.
A guided tour of the Hôtel Restaurant du Montenvers.
An Ice garden making it possible to walk on the
glacier (in summer).
The theme trails, to learn about nature.
Prix option : KTO902 = CHF : Adult 35.--
throughout the year except the 25th December and 1st January
Prix option : KTO904 = CHF : Adult 32.--