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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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Go there, it is melting quicky!

Beautiful place, but very crowded (of course). Signs on the mountain wall make us very clear how fast the glaciers are melting. Beware!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Utrecht, The Netherlands

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful place, but very crowded (of course). Signs on the mountain wall make us very clear how fast the glaciers are melting. Beware!!

Thank MKnops
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the view and sheer enormity of the whole place is amazing. The ride up is pretty spectacular aswell and the caves are magnificent

Thank odab
Taunton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

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.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 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

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

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

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

...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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 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 June 25, 2016

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

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

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 

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fort lee, nj
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 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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