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surely an exeperience for the whole family to do if you are in Chamonix. Really enjoyed it. Only be... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
Interesting and yet sad walk to melting glacier

Because of the melting glacier, be prepared to walk down/up 30 stories each way from where the... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have done this a couple of times before and it never fails to impress. Shocking to see how the glacier has shrunk

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Reviewed September 9, 2018

surely an exeperience for the whole family to do if you are in Chamonix. Really enjoyed it. Only be careful if it rains as the steps to reach it might be slippery.

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Because of the melting glacier, be prepared to walk down/up 30 stories each way from where the cable car leaves you. It was fascinating to be inside the glacier. The only complaint was the number of people in at the same time. In another 10...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Worth heading down to, just to be amongst the scenery if nothing else. Really enjoyed the journey to get there, not knowing what to expect, as it was included with the unlimited pass that we purchased to go up Aiguille du Midi. The train ride...More

1  Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed February 13, 2017

To access the Mer de Glace and the Ice Cave in Chamonix, take the train of the Montenvers from Chamonix town center (Gare du Montenvers).A small cable car allows visitors to descend from the train station onto the Mer de Glace glacier where they can...More

2  Thank RuudH74300
Reviewed October 16, 2016

It's beautiful ice cave.The colors change with different spot light on ice.Don't forget to bring hot clothes inside, it's little bit cold.

1  Thank alphonso2016
Reviewed August 12, 2016

I didn't expect to enjoy this visit as much as I did. The main concern about it is how shockingly fast the glacier has shrunk in the last 30 years, you can see signs showing the different levels as you take the steps down to...More

1  Thank AJM718
Reviewed July 27, 2016

We absolutely love this trip, making easily afternoon after having early morning trip to Aiguille du Midi. We took a tickets for train from train station of the center of town, and this ride takes you up approx 20 minutes to Montenvers. On your way...More

1  Thank tk3232
Reviewed May 19, 2016

Stairs aside ... because you have to climb all of them back to the top ... there is much to be said about this tourist attraction. This is an interesting tourist attraction, because let's be honest, how often do you get to walk INSIDE a...More

Thank 150hotelnightsayear
Reviewed January 27, 2016

My family and I took the tram to Mer de Glace, which is where you can find the ice caves. Once you make your way to the top of the mountain on the tram, you must get in line to take the cable car to...More

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Il faut prévoir 1 à 2 heures pour voir cette attraction !
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