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Chamonix Mont Blanc

Chamonix, France
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Ranked #3 of 23 Activities in Chamonix
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains
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houston
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Patrice (direct phone shown below). Is a fantastic pilot. I tried it first and had such a great experience that my wife went with him as well and also had so much fun. He even shows you how to fly it, and does some tricks at your request. Very smooth landings. Friends of ours went with Patrice's friend Nicolas, and... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

… My story is long but to keep it simple, it was after midnight cold and dark. I was traveling with my daughter 13 years old and with two extremely heavy pieces of luggages loaded with sports equipment besides backpacks and carry-ons. We had difficulty to locate the final destination due to poor instruction that I had in hand. After... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stopped at Chamonix for an hour on our way to our chalet in Les Houches and were very impressed with this bustling beautiful French village. Many buildings appeared to be new and were adorned with vast flower boxes bursting with petunias which against the view of Mt Blanc was breath taking.The glaciated waters of the Arve river carved their... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

What can one say of Chamonix and Mont Blanc. It is a truly beautiful city, with fantastic shops, Restaurants, spectacular views and friendly people. What perhaps makes this special place even better is the many other visitors from across the Globe you meet and share those extra special moments with.

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Arar, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Such a nice, lovely, sweet village. Fell in love with Chamonix immediately with its breathtaking weather, nice little shops, best ice cream I have ever tasted out there, Mont Blanc and people out there are very nice! Had a lovely Irish coffee from Irish Coffee haha. Unfourtunetly, it was impossible going to mont blanc that day cause it was super... More

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Porto Alegre, RS
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39 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

There is place on the top of mountain, a restaruant with a view that one would never forget, the city is a small town, with little street and sometimes difficult to park, there is a parking lot within the station to go up the mountain

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Amazing feeling after reaching the l'aguile di midi. It worth visitng the place in France better than Paris. The road trip towards Chamonix from Lyon is the best that i have ever seen and enjoyed. The nature, the architecture, the roads, the tunnels, the mountains it feels so lively and amazing. Words cannot express my feelings towards Chamonix.

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Coppell, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I went to the 1 day tour of Chamonix, Mount Blanc and the Sea of Ice Glacier (forgot the French name) in beginning of March 2014. It was heavily snowing at that time. The ride to the top of the mountain was great and though the view was partly cloudy, it was spectacular with great views of alpine glaciers hugging... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

What sight from the ground, only gets better from the top. Not being a climber, we rode the gondolas to the top and were rewarded when the gondola broke through the clouds into brilliant sunshine. When you arrive at the top, you have to take a very short ride in another lift to reach the highest point and have the... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Chamonix is one of those magical (sports) venues, both summer, winter, spring and fall. Of course it is best known for skiing, but summer hiking is equally as popular and just as spectacular. In summer or winter, take the tram ride to the top to catch the entire view. Not really being sporty anylonger, it is the view of Mt... More

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