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Lac Blanc

Chamonix, France
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Ranked #10 of 36 Attractions in Chamonix
Type: Bodies of Water
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

this walk never ceases to impress, the views across to Mt Blanc are awesome. In the summer there is a little cabin that serves great food to top a perfect day

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houston
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Took the Flegere cable car and then the chairlift to start, well marked trails, and half way see Lac Blanc where you can picnic, or buy your lunch

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Ra'anana, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Nice hike.We walked there from Index cable car and back from the lower station. Doable with kids (age 9), but not sure I would do it with little ones. When the weather is clear the view is wonderful.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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294 helpful votes 294 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We found the hike up from La Flégère pretty hard-going but the views along the way were stunning and what was waiting for us was absolutely amazing. It was busier than we expected as a lot of people had taken the easy stroll down from the Index chairlift but it was really rewarding for us having hiked up. There are... More

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Stockholm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Lac Blanc is a very popular hike on the "Aiguiles Rouge" (south) side of the Chamonix Valley. It is almost always done by the use of the La Flegere cable car. You have then two options. One is to walk from the top station of the cable car to Lac Blanc (allow 1.30 to 2 hours) with an altitude difference... More

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Porto, Portugal
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The views on the other side are a natural wonder because you can see the mont blanc and glacier right to the top.

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

It's certainly worth going to this spot. Little effort though you have to make to get here but in a good weather wow it's beautiful.

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swindon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

There was still parts of the lake frozen, even in June, but the setting is wonderful, and there is a very nice restaurant overlooking the lake.

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

I believe I hiked here via La Flegere and some ladders - tough hike, but beauitiful spot....and that was in a foggy situation! I've seen pictures of the views from here and would have been very disappointed, but I was on my last or second to last day of completing the Tour de Mont Blanc hike so I had seen... More

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Québec, Canada
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

The trail is great and you can see some animals if you look around. The refuge is beautiful and you can eat there, we took a soup because it was cold a little bit and it was good. It took us about 4.5 hours and I recommand it.

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