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Great vintage tramway

Loved going up on the old rack and pinion tramway to ski up on Les Houches. Spectacular views all... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2019
Mike B
Inverness, United Kingdom
Amazing way to see the slopes and scenery

We had a week of skiing and on our last day we decided to take the tram up the mountain. It was so... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2019
Belfast, United Kingdom
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ENJOY NATURE ! Take this rack railway with an unique view of the Aiguilles de Chamonix and the Dômes de Miage to reach the Bellevue Plateau and discover some beautiful walks ideal for families. Take the train, up to Nid d’Aigle for a splendid view...more
80 avenue de la Gare | Le Fayet, 74170, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France
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Reviewed March 13, 2019

Loved going up on the old rack and pinion tramway to ski up on Les Houches. Spectacular views all the way up. Not for the impatient though!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mike B
Reviewed March 1, 2019

We had a week of skiing and on our last day we decided to take the tram up the mountain. It was so relaxing and lovely to experience a bit of history as the originally way to travel up the mountain. We got off at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BronaghKelly
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

People use to do something in the moment they have nothing to do. One nice and lovely day under our stay took we a ride with this train. Under winter season it go to the Bellevue (not to the top). So we landed in a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

a great way to get to St Gervais's second ski area from where you can head down to Les Houches in the Chamonix valley . Great for summer walking too

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank AndrewM_StG74
Reviewed October 7, 2018

We've been up the Aiguille du Midi from Chamonix before so thought this would make a more restful change and it was a beautiful journey but not so dramatic. Marvellous views en-route but it would of been nice to of found a coffee bar at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stephen S
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

This transport is just great to get to altitude 2372m (i went to Nid d’Aigle) so u can start your hike higher. Old and stylish tram with fantastic views. If u want to SAVE money take lift from Les Houches (Bellevue) and continue with tram...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

Fantastic experience with stunning views of Mont Blanc. If you want a seat get on at la Fayet, not Saint Gervais

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Date of experience: July 2018
Thank davidpierpoint
Reviewed August 27, 2018

What a great day out. Expect to have to stay at the top for an hour and a half before you can get on a train down if it is busy. On a nice day a coffee or meal at the Eagle's Nest, a little...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jeffjames9999
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Took the the tram up and spent a couple of hours at the top in the cafe playing cards and drinking Mont Blanc beer (good). Fantastic views all the way up becoming progressively more dramatic the further up you go. 116 euros for a family...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LeftWingExtremist
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great views of Mont Blanc and the glacier with endless opportunities for walking. Be wary with young children is a long journey up (approx 1hr) but you can break it up on the way down

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Date of experience: August 2018
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June 28, 2018|
Response from IndependantFamily | Reviewed this property |
No problem with babies ... no issue with altitude!
April 16, 2018|
Response from 774debrag | Reviewed this property |
Hi I think so yes, it operates daily