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Address: Chamonix, France
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+33 4 50 53 23 33

A beautiful ski area in the Chamonix Valley.

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Chamonix Mont-Blanc Day Trip from Lausanne
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Be prepared and dont believe the hype on how "easy" this is !!

This is an awesome day out in a great place in fantastic scenery and I will return to try this again.. My review... I have family members and friends who live in Chamonix... read more

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103 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an awesome day out in a great place in fantastic scenery and I will return to try this again.. My review... I have family members and friends who live in Chamonix .. mostly all year round.. most are excellent skiers or certainly very well advanced ,,, as are a lot of people we have met and meet in... More 

Thank mikie346
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

sun , snow, powdwer, panorama , what can we ask to a slope? it was 20 km of exiting skking in powder. unic experience , to be remebere for long time.

Thank vittorio d
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth the trip to Chamonix alone, not a great ski area but trip up aguille du midi and views of vallee Blanche spectacular. Try it for a weekend.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

See it while you can....Like most of the world's glaciers, it's receding pretty rapidly. Amazing views all the way down, snow is usually fantastic at the top, plenty of fresh lines (if you know where you're going/have a guide, as it can be dangerous), the ridge walk from the lift is cool. The cons (bear in mind I'm an experienced... More 

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Reviewed March 19, 2017

We had a trip booked through evolution 2 ski, guide was very friendly and would recommend company. The day itself starts with a lift ride to the top, the views here are amazing and worth a picture.Next was a walk a long the ridge which I found fine but one friend does not like heights and found it very scary.... More 

Thank rexEssex
Palo Alto, California
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

Unfortunately, the glacier is very dry; our descent in February was described by the various guides as being "more like conditions we expect in April".

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Reviewed February 11, 2017

If you have bought a combined attraction ticket, make a point to reach the Vallee Blanche before 3:30 PM. The ride to the top is equally breathtaking

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United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 2, 2017

We skiied down the glacier off-piste with Kailash Adventure (best guides in the area) and it was the best skiing of my life! Could've used more snow but the scenery more than made up for it. If your skiing aptitude is sufficient and you can hire mountain guides, this is a must-do!

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 14, 2016

Did this run - with a ski guide - a while back. Just getting to the top of the Aguile du Midi is scary enough, but then being roped together to move along the narrow ice path, carrying your skis is not for the faint hearted. But if you manage this, then the open vista of the Vallee Blanche is... More 

Thank Wendy D
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Chamonix has a real aura about it. The landscape is amazing and the views are spectacular. This walk is definitely worth doing if you have time. A train will take you to the glacier and from there it is all on foot to the man made ice caves to see the carvings. If you are a bit unsteady walking, then... More 

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