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Punta Helbronner - Funivie Monte Bianco

Address: La Palud no22, 11013 Courmayeur, Italy
Phone Number: 39 016589925
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Ranked #2 of 9 Attractions in Courmayeur
Type: Lookouts, Sights & Landmarks
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Brilliant Day. Splendid view and the 280 steps up to the Rifugio Torino... each one worth it!! Easy to reach from La Salle by Public Transport. Nice bar and restaurant to reward your effort and warm up with large choices of small snack and full meal, It is definitely a must!

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Milan, Italy
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48 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My husband and I and our little dog took this cable car up the mountain mainly for the views and to take photographs. We do not ski but found the ride smooth and well worth the price. It is expensive to take the trip but there are restaurants on top so even if you are not into skiing its worth... More 

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Cervo, Italia
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81 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Breathtaking, no doubt. The scenery, the ascent, the speed. The staff is knowledgeable and keen to answer questions and illustrate the marvels of the panorama, with great precision and kindness. The distance is split into two legs, each very long and almost vertical; at the end of the second leg you still have to climb over 100 metal step to... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

still under construction completion date due 2015 summer however the lift to the Torrino hut allows you access onto the Glacier for skiing and climbing .From there the Helbronner is visible and very impressive how construction is carried out at 3500m

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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68 reviews 68 reviews
38 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

It is an amazing and beautiful view from the top of mountain blanc/mont bianco. We took cable car from La Palud to Rifugio torino (3375 m), it cost us 30 euro per person round trip. There is a terrace, torino hut where you can enjoy the scenery but it takes 228 steps to reach which are steep. But yes you... More 

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

If you wish to experience stunning views, do not miss this funicular. It definitely worths the price!

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Hk
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The whole journey up to the top takes around 20 minutes but during peak hours, it might take at least 2 hours to queue up. Once you are up there, the view is excellent. But be prepared for a long waiting time. Once you get to the top, you would either turn left taking the stairs or turn right taking... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Spectacular views and ski tracks. Loved every bits of it!!! We were so lucky with the weather. it was a gorgeous day with a limpid sky so that we could admire the valleys and the picks surrounding us and, of course, the majestic Monte Bianco!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

What a stunning place to come skiing ! You're right on the border between Italy & France so you can choose to ski down from the top either back in to Courmayeur or by skiing the Vallée Blanche down to Chamonix in France. You should hire a mountain guide unless you're very experienced and familiar with this area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Just go on a clear day and have the view of your life! We took the cable car and it wasn't a long wait cos it was off season. We met a few hell skiers at the same time probably trying to ski over to France or do the sky ski!. We stopped halfway to view the rocks collection. Nothing... More 

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