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Address: 80, Avenue de la Gare 74190 Le Fayet & 571, Rue du Mont-Lachat | Le Fayet, 74170, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France
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DURING THE WINTER Journey back in time and access to the trails

A journey...

DURING THE WINTER Journey back in time and access to the trails

A journey back in time in an authentic rack and pinion train up to the splendid plateau of Bellevue through snow-covered forests and slopes. Calm and serenity. A unique and “vintage” access to the Les Houches & Saint-Gervais ski slopes. Le Tramway du Mont-Blanc, departing Le Fayet & Saint Gervais, gives access to Les Houches - Saint Gervais ski area. Combined tickets, giving access to the train & the ski resort (day & long stay passes), on sale at the cash desks of the Tramway du Mont-Blanc.

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Beautiful scenery!

My husband and I took the tram from Mont Blanc to Bellevue and really enjoyed the scenery. We had two and a half hours before the return journey so had lunch at a cafe at the top... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took the tram from Mont Blanc to Bellevue and really enjoyed the scenery. We had two and a half hours before the return journey so had lunch at a cafe at the top of the button lift. Bring your skis with you if you have them as the runs were quiet even in February.

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Thank Divingbecs1
Angouleme, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Magnificant views on the Alpes, including impressive Mont Blanc ! You get off the train and you are on the ski slopes of a magnificant domain

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Thank LDA380
Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2017

The return trip to Bellevue costs 31.50 Eur per person and it takes about 1h each way. We started in the Saint Gervais station, where there is parking close by. The view is stunning on the way up and on the top of the tram you have even better views. In the winter is seems like the train stops in... More 

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Thank johan6688
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

Unfortunately the tramway was only open as far as Col de Vossa due to overnight snowfalls but even so the views were stunning. Great historic tramway

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Thank Tony H
Betchworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2017

This is an historic railway line. It takes about an hour; it's very steep and the seats are wooden, so a bit hard!! It's very popular in the summer so it's best to book ahead. The train takes you all the way up to the Nid d'Aigle and you can walk to the glacier from there ... You can stop... More 

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Thank Belinda C
Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2017

A leisurely way to travel up the mountain. Spectacular views winding up the mountain through chalets and trees.

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Thank Julia H
Lodz, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017

The old style tram will brings you to the top and helps to save some power for trekking. The road goes through beautiful views. Fair price.

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Thank halka_h
Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Really good atmospheric tram. Great views and good way to get to the top of Les Houches. A bit expensive when compared to other ways to get there.

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Thank Nigel B
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Took a break from skiing and what a wonderful relaxing day. Unparalleled view. Glad we took the 1st tramway. As we were climbing, we see the valley in a cloud and the sun peaking from behind the mountain peaks. Breathtaking....

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Thank JungleTraveller
Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017

It's a great trip, starts at Le Fayet or you can join at Saint Gervais This little railway takes you from the station at the bottom of the valley right up to the shoulder of Mont Blanc! On the way you cross roads, over little bridges, behind private back gardens and through snowy and remote locations At the top you... More 

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