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All reviews chair lift air india chairlift ride nice hike worth the climb free bus omelette great place to visit chamonix valley amazing views chalet pyramides glacier woods nature paths snow
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Reviewed December 17, 2018

The train ride to the glacier is fun and beautiful. Then you have a gondola ride and LOTS of stairs but totally worth it. The ice cave is super cool as well. Very sad to see how much the glacier has melted.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Lori S
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Very nice stay in Chamonix for 2 days, lots to see and enjoy.locals were great to talk to, same thing with guides that will bring you on the Mont Blanc

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Claudelar1948
Reviewed September 23, 2018

A great place to visit to get a close up view of the Boissons Glacier. Walked to the panoramic viewing point at the top. Stunning.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit in the summer months for walking, taking a chairlift ride, sitting in the chalet cafe and admiring the view or challenging yourself with a long walk up the zigzagging paths from chalet to chalet to view the glacier close up.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank christinegB4062XE
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Take the small chair lift to the beautiful coffee chalet and you will get a fab view of the glacier. The chair lift is lovely.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

Together with the Mer de Glace and the Argentière, this is one of the three glaciers looming over the Chamonix Valley and which - as is documented by a fine didactic exhibition at the arrival station of the chair lift - until the 19th century...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Brun066
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Took cable car lift from bossons and yeah it rose to some 1499 Meters. Pretty cool and slow and nice. Please be brave A small restaurant and glacier comes.next. It's majestic and water streams down from Glacier. Very beautiful. Lots of people walking too The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We visited yesterday and travelled up by chairlift which was beautiful and peaceful with amazing views. The guy at the top is a little rude but the rest of the staff were lovely. The cafe at the top provides great food - salads, fondue, omelettes...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank danielledoc123
Reviewed July 22, 2018

My husband and I visited this attraction on the 14th of July 2018. Our experience was shocking. There were very little people when we visited at around 3:30pm in the afternoon. Unfortunately, the moment the operator set eyes on us we were shouted and gesticulated...More

Date of experience: July 2018
9  Thank 430happy
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Ride a free bus to a chairlift up the mountain. Walk to the glacier and then have lunch on the mountain afterwards.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Hi! One can not establish "what is better" between a historic European city and a mountain massif (but also idealized by a centuries-old cultural tradition). You must establish what interests you most (after reading... More
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