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Private Tour: Mont Blanc and Chamonix Day Trip from Geneva Including Gourmet Lunch
"After early morning pickup from your Geneva hotel in a private vehicle your day trip starts with a scenic 1.5-hour drive across the Switzerland-France border and through the beautiful Arve Valley to Chamonix located at the base of magnificent Mont Blanc the tallest peak in Western Europe at 15780 feet (4800 meters). You'll arrive early to beat the crowds. Transfer to a cable car and ride to the summit of Aiguille du Midi a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif
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Chamonix and Mont Blanc Day Trip from Geneva
"Book your tour to include the services of an expert guide to enjoy your trip to the full then hop aboard your air-conditioned coach in central Geneva and enjoy an unforgettable 90-minute drive through the picturesque Arve Valley to Chamonix. Situated at the foot of majestic Mont Blanc — the highest peak in both the Alps and Western Europe at780 feet (4800 meters) — Chamonix is widely considered France’s most iconic Alpine town.For your Chamonix and Mont Blanc day trip choose from the four tour options below.""""Cross the Switzerland-France border with an informative guide and marvel at the majesty of the European Alps on this Chamonix and Mont Blanc day trip from Geneva. You'll drive through the Arve Valley to the pretty Alpine town of Chamonix. Ride the cable
From CHF99.00
 
Chamonix Ski Resort Day Trip from Geneva with Optional Aiguille du Midi Cable Car Ride
"Make your own way to the prearranged location in central Geneva then hop inside a comfortable coach and set off on a scenic 90-minute drive across the France-Switzerland border. Pass through the stunning Arve Valley before arriving at Chamonix a famous Alpine village that sits in the shadow of Mont Blanc the highest mountain in the European Alps.If you’ve opted for a full-day ski pass strap on your provided boots and skis and venture out onto the slopes. Your pass will be for the Brevént or Grands Montets ski areas both located within the Chamonix Valley. Whether you are a novice or a competent skier
From CHF194.00

Aiguille Du Midi Tips (30)

Aiguille du Midi (3842m)

This is the highest peak which can be reached by Areal Tramway. Because of the perpetual snow and the sheer walls, a normal tourist can't reach this point hiking. Take the elevator at the last tramway...
Martinewezel
May 25, 2012

The Easy Way - By Cable Car

What?At ca. 3,800, Aiguille du Midi gets you as close to Mont Blanc as you can get without mountain climbing skills or inclinations. At ca. EUR 50 per person, the cable car is pricey, but very much...
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Maria81
Aug 11, 2011

Looking over French and Italian Alps

You take a cable car from the center of Chamonix city and go up to almost top of Aiguille du Midi mountain (3800).You will have a magnificent heavenly view of mountains. Your will enjoy the view and...
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Toshioohsako
Apr 04, 2011

L'Aiguille du Midi - Best View of Mont Blanc

L'Aiguille du Midi, known as "The Needle of the South" in English, provides an excellent location for viewing Mont Blanc (15,780 ft/4 810 m) ,and the French Alps. The famous Telepherique (Gondola) de...
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iNorv9
Apr 04, 2011

Must do for healty one day visitors

Split your ticket to the "Aiguille du Midi" into 2 different ridesFirst take the tramway to l'Aiguille du Midi for a view over the Mont Blanc and the most wonderful snowy peaks scenery , then ride the...
Martinewezel
Aug 23, 2009

Exhibition about 52 years Aiguille du Midi

The gondola to L'Aiguille du Midi celebrates its 52nd birthday in 2007, transporting 500 000 tourists from all over the world each year. There is an interesting free exposition about these 51 years. 3...
Martinewezel
Aug 22, 2007

L'Aiguille du Midi

The views from the Mont Blanc observation station are magnificent when the weather is clear. From Chamonix, you take the cable car to the summit station via an intermediate station, Plan de l'Aiguille...
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travelfrosch
Aug 19, 2007

A MUST-SEE !

The cable-car goes up very quickly at this snowy paradise.The scenery is absolutely breathtaking (above all because you are at 3842 meter!).Really it is stunning.The 37 euros best spent in my life.You...
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albert34
Jun 27, 2007

The Icey Ceiling

If the weather is really clear it's well worth taking the cable car up the Aguille de Midi. At the top (3,800 metres approx) there's some cafes and restaurants, and the view is unrivalled. However, be...
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SirAliztare
Feb 23, 2007

a must

Spectacular is the only way to describe it. Cable car takes you to viewing station at 3,000m +. Very close to Mont Blanc. You can use restaurant at the top, but altitude made me feel hellish. My...
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iaint
Dec 25, 2006

Fear of height?

Take the cable car, in just 10 minutes, you ride up from the ground to the mid point (plan de l'aiguille) where is about 2317m. The second stage of the cable car ride will take you to 3777m (aiguille...
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chuying
Nov 16, 2004

It's true - on a clear day you can see forever

Do this ONLY on a clear day! Going to the top of the Aiguille du Midi is not cheap, but it is the closest many people will ever be able to come to a real 'mountain top' experience. You will be up at...
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firechick
Oct 29, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Aiguille Du Midi

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Mer de Glace & Montenvers

First thing one morning before the clouds rolled in we walked to the small Montenvers train station and took the Montenvers train to the LeMer De Glace "Sea of Ice" (Frances largest glacier). It's a...
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Funivie Monte Bianco

The Monte Bianco Skyway is a fabulous tourist attraction. I took the No. 5 bus from Courmayeur main bus terminal up to the base station called Pontal DÉntreves. This is where you can purchase...
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Getting to Aiguille Du Midi

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Arete de l'Aiguille du Midi, 74400 Chamonix, France

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