Altitude sites in Spring

Télécabine de la Flégère

Enjoy altitude sites in spring !

While the snow is melting and the vegetation recovers its verdant colors, take advantage of the ski lifts to admire this sublime view that nature offers us!


Aiguille du Midi

This famous needle, which is one of the highest in Chamonix, has been an unmissable destination for visitors for more than 60 years. In just 20 minutes, the Aiguille du Midi cable car will take you from the centre of Chamonix to the high mountains, reaching an altitude of 3,842 m.

Perched 3,777 m above sea level, the Aiguille du Midi and its viewing platforms offer a panoramic view across the French, Swiss and Italian Alps. A lift will then take you on to the highest deck at 3,842 m, where you can take in the uninterrupted views of the Mont Blanc.

  • Open every day 

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Montenvers Mer de Glace train

Hop on the famous rack-and-pinion railway, which takes passengers from Chamonix to the tourist site of Montenvers at an altitude of 1,913 m.

Enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the Mer de Glace glacier, the Drus and the Grands Jorasses

  • Open from the 1st of June to the 31st of October 2024

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Le train du Montenvers avec vue sur la Mer de Glace

Panoramic Mont Blanc

Embark at the top of the Aiguille du Midi in the Panoramic Mont-Blanc cabins for 50 minutes of dreaming!

This trip over the glaciers is a real eye-opener. Experience the white and blue atmosphere of the high mountains in complete safety, admire the crevasses and seracs that follow one another below, and contemplate the roped parties of mountaineers on glacier treks....A return trip to Italy, a single ticket to the magic of landscapes that will live forever in your memories.

  • Open from the 25th of May to the 29th of September 2024

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Panoramic Mont Blanc

Flégère cable car

Facing the Mont Blanc chain, enjoy an exceptional view! Flégère is also an excellent starting point for beautiful hikes leading to magnificent mountain lakes.


  • Closed from the 27th of May to the 7th of June 2024
  • Open from the 8th of June to the 3th of November 2024

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