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Address: Rue de la Poste 3, Martigny 1920 , Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 (0)27 721 68 40
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A wonderful journey through the picturesque mountainside on a clean and comfortable train with panoramic views. Breathtaking views of the Mont Blanc massif as you approach... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 9, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

A wonderful journey through the picturesque mountainside on a clean and comfortable train with panoramic views. Breathtaking views of the Mont Blanc massif as you approach Chamonix - probably the best part of the trip. Chamonix itself is lovely and well worth a visit, with lots of great bars, shops and cafes. Martigny is much quieter and probably not worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Great trip we have taken from Martigny, Switzerland to Chamonix. The train goes through picturesque area of Col des Montets, Argentiere, Chamonix Valley, down to St Gervais.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I actually hitch hiked from Chamonix to Martigny but on the way back i took the very expensive, 22 Franc train across the border. It's almost one Franc per kilometre which is very unsettling. The ride is quite scenic and you can stop off at a lot of places along the way. Matrimony is a village in the valley so... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The full journey begins at St Gervais france, and ends in martingy, Switzerland. Our portion was from Chamonix to Martingy. There is plenty of mountain scenery along the way, with lots of stunning views, so pick a good sunny day to make the most of them. The trains have extra roof windows on some carriages so make sure you head... More 

Thank JosiEssex
York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We took the Mont Blanc Express from Martigny to Chamonix (and return), as part of a railtour holiday. This was probably the highlight of our tour, as we took the train (part cog railway for the 20% gradients!), through spectacular scenery, dark forests, wild gorges and towering peaks. This is a "must do"; it was an unforgettable trip !

4 Thank eborguy
West Sussex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We caught the train on a Sunday to take us up into the mountains for a walk. We didn't realise that it was a special day at the Alpine Zoo and so the train was packed with families. The cog section was spectacular and general scenery lovely. Just one an hour though so do check times. Fortunately the stations we... More 

Thank NickRH14
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We had no idea what we were getting into. We took the Mont-Blanc Express to Chamonix Mont-Blanc. It's worth doing a little research so you know where to leave from and what time the trains leave. Once we got our tickets, it was very easy. Sit by the windows on the way up. We found both sides of the train... More 

6 Thank Nathan G
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The trip from Chamonix to Martigny requires a brief train change in Valorcine. This is definitely a train trip worth taking if you enjoy mountain views, plunging ravines & quiet villages scenes. The whole trip takes just over 90 minutes one way, even with the change in trains. Overall worth seeing!

4 Thank JimSTL1021
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The scenery is undoubtedly amazing and makes for a memorable journey. However, for a route that is marketed as one, it is inconvenient to have to change trains at Vallorcine. The Swiss section of the route is considerably better run than its French counterpart and the journey is more comfortable. When we used the trains for local journeys from Chamonix,... More 

6 Thank George M
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

On Saturday, 14th June 2014 we had the opportunity to be one of the first to travel from Vallorcine to Chamonix on the reopened train service. No more bus trip to Argentierre. There was a special celebration on the platform at Vallorcine to celebrate the reopening of this service as it has been some time since this was possible. Get... More 

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