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Breathtaking ! From the 3842 terrace, the « Step into the Void » is a technological prowess which promises an unforgettable experience ! With more than a thousand meters of emptiness beneath your feet inside this glass box. Thrills are guaranteed..
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100 Place de l Aiguille du Midi | Mont Blanc, 74400, Chamonix, France
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

We were pleased to make it up to Central Peak & after having a look around the terrace, we lined up to have a go in the glass box. Please be aware that the queues are very long here, it took us roughly an hour...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TheExploringShoes
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Even though the clouds wouldn't allow a 1000' experience, the short wait to step off the side of Mount Blanc into a marshmallow world was worth it. Well handled--they'll take your picture for you on your phone/camera.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Happyme9
Reviewed August 22, 2018

I recommend going straight up the lift to get into the queue for this attraction (included in the ticket price) as even on a relatively quiet day we waited about 45 minutes (you only have around an hour and a half up at the Aiguille...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nicole e
Reviewed August 18, 2018

there’s almost always a long line and they try to get you to buy a photo of you in there. It’s a waste. There are incredible views everywhere at the peak. Take pictures and selfies for free!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank austria313
Reviewed August 16, 2018

A great new attraction at the top of the Aiguille du Midi. Despite the long queue it is well worth the wait in order to Step into the Void. Fabulous backdrop of Mont Blanc too.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DdraigGoch1948
Reviewed August 13, 2018

a short queue for this is well worth it, photographs with your own camera/ phone so no cost involved. A quick lift ride upto the location followed by about a 20 in wait, well worth it

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank rovingsteve
Reviewed August 11, 2018

*** BUY YOUR TICKET THE DAY BEFORE in the afternoon (when no one is around) to avoid an extra line!!!!. This way you can walk right into the line for the gondola. In my case, I purchased my ticket on line, printed it out and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank D M
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Go early in the morning (as long as it is a clear day), 2 cable cars and a lift so make sure that you aren't afraid of heights. then a unique opportunity to take photos (whilst wearing slippers) of you standing on glass above the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Carpethia
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Leaves you with a very beautiful view of the surrounding mountains. The staff at the glass box itself take plenty of photos from all different angles with a device of your choice, and the staff are very nice. However, the line up is very long,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank caliweir
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Step into the transparent room to have your photo taken (with your own camera/phone) that makes it look as if you are standing over the edge.

Date of experience: July 2018
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hjkr0ss
June 20, 2018|
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Response from Bogard C | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely it’s up in the mountain top. So if the Midi is closed then you can’t get up there.
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April 1, 2018|
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Response from Bogard C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, sorry
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JudyBristol
Bristol, United Kingdom
Aiguille du midi cable car and Step into the Void (4 Replies)
I am going to Chamonix in August for the sole purpose of going to Step into the Void. I understand that I must by a ticket for the Aiguille du Midi Cable Car, but I cannot find out if I should book in advance. As there doesn't seem to be a booking facility on any sites, am I right in thinking I simply join the queue?
January 22, 2016|
Response fromJudyBristol|
Thank you very much indeed. I spent a lot of time googling this yesterday, but did not find the website you recommended.
forsaken0606
Yangon
Cable Car Lift from Mont-Blanc Station (4 Replies)
Actually, I have a lot of questions in mind. I am trying my best to search for the routes but as I'm unfamiliar to the city, I am very lost. We plan to take a train from Paris to Chamonix (Mont-Blanc Train Station) around the end of July, 2017. My questions are as follows:- 1. Do I need to book an accommodation near the Chamonix Mont-Blanc Train Station (on Rue des Allobrogues)? 2. How far is the Aiguille du Midi Cable Car Lift and how do I get from Chamonix Mont-Blanc Train...More
April 16, 2017|
Response fromredzed1|
1) Yes as it is school holidays throughout Europe. 2) From the Chamonix Mont Blanc train station the lift is about a 10 minute walk. 3) See answer nbr 2. The bus station is less than 100m from the AdM cable car Not too sure what your PS question is asking
Rajat K
Geneva to Chamonix packages (5 Replies)
I'll be in Geneva on 27th of December and would like to visit Chamonix from there. Based on initial research, I've shortlisted the following * Cable car to Aiguille du Midi. Step into the void * Mer de Glace train ride * Skiing But the information is scattered and I'm unable to decide on how many days should I keep for Chamonix. Plus, how important is it to make a prior booking online? Can I go there and buy from a local guide? Thirdly, I'd really like to try skiing but I have no...More
November 26, 2016|
Response fromkristv|
Chamonix is in France. So you should ask this in the France forum (or the Chamonix subforum)