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Address: Chamonix, France
Phone Number: 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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So much to see here. The little gondola cable car takes you to the ice cave, but as the glacier is melting s quickly there is a walk from this to the cave via many steps - but it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Taunton, United Kingdom

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So much to see here. The little gondola cable car takes you to the ice cave, but as the glacier is melting s quickly there is a walk from this to the cave via many steps - but it is worth it.

Thank PMB48
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place and view up there is super amazing! Must wear comfy shoes and be ready for the almost 500 steps down and up To go to the amazing ice cave. Make your camera ready and enjoy

Thank Aisha_aom
Preston, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wonderful views but sad to see how far the glacier has retreated. Almost a 1/10th of what it used to be

Thank MattK1
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...that the level of the glacier is going down every year. It was worth the walk down the 400-odd stairs to make us understand how quickly the ice is melting

Thank Astrid B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take the train from Chamonix for the easy way to get to the Mer de Glace, or get off at the first cable car station on the Aiguille du Midi cable car and walk from there. You will be rewarded with fantastic scenery, looking back to Mont Blanc or across to the Aiguilles Rouges. The path forks about a mile... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Mer du Glace is an essential visit for anyone staying around Chamonix - taking the cable car down to the ice caves is well worth the trip - it is stunning

Thank MartinJ_NE
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is 2 ways to see this, you can either take the return train or you can go up the cable car of the aiguille du midi, put your skis on and go on the best ride of your life. You'll end up at the train station and you can then finish the loop back to Chamonix. Weather dependant of... More 

Thank Ouftee
fort lee, nj
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Yes go to this myovingglacier and listen to loud sounds as it moves and breaks the the ice. Yes the train ride up to this glacier is phenomenal. It was snowing when I got there which I enjoyed so much and the the sun came out. WINTER WONDERLAND!!!!! Too bad the tram way to the glacier and the ice caves... More 

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Paris, France
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

The train ride to the Mer de Glace was very memorable and once at the top station , you get to see the beautiful Mer de Glace glacier and also a Glacorium explain the changing climate at the place and its history

Thank richards15789
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Epic scenery.The piste itself had some challenging parts but on the whole you ski this run for the beauty of the high Alps and for the tradition of the sport. The climb down the ridge to the start of the piste was unforgettable. We took an alternate route and skied a thousand or so vertical of fresh snow. Don't get... More 

Thank Eric B

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