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Montenvers - Mer de Glace Train

Chamonix, France
About Montenvers - Mer de Glace Train
Enjoy history and glaciology It takes about twenty minutes to climb the 1,000 metres up to the Montenvers-Mer de Glace attraction. Simply hop on board the famous little red railway train. Time will stand still, and you’ll enjoy this vintage method of transport. The track climbs the mountainside, running through the forest, tunnels cut through the rock and over viaducts. You enter the realm of the high mountains, and round the last bend you’ll feel the magic: you’ve arrived at your destination at the foot of the famous Mer de Glace glacier, at an altitude of 1,913m. A stunning panorama opens out before you, with the glacier below, an excellent testament to the climate change in this day and age.
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This is a peak in three Alps mountain range in the France side and the second highest peak. They provide train service to reach the top which is a nice experience. The views of the range from the top is excellent. The place has ice cave museum up there and is so cold inside.
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This is the second highest peak in France and can reach the top by taking the train ride available. There are ice caves,a museum up which are quiet attractive. View of the surrounding glacier,valley,near by peaks from the top is worth a visit.
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We caught the train in winter. It was a beautiful ride with plenty to look at on the way to the top. Once at the top of the ride you can get spectacular views of the Mer de Glace and surrounding Mountains. We had a hot chocolate (delicious) at restaurant Le Panoramique whilst we
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Lovely views and stunning place to visit, But the steps the the Ice cave are NOT suitable for dogs. My spaniel ripped the whole of her toe nail off on the metal grates steps. We had to carry her all the way back up after we realise what she had done.
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The train ride up to the Mer de Glace is quite remarkable. The staff in the office are not. I say this because a train was leaving due shortly to leave and we had to buy tickets from another area, which once purchased, the train went and no member of staff was bothered to tell
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