From Chamonix, you can take the gondola lift to Plan Praz at 2000m, then the cable car to Le Brévent at 2,525m. Discover the south slope and its great panoramic view of Mont Blanc.
In summer, Planpraz is the departure point for great excursions including hikes to Lake Cornu and on Grand Balcon Sud. It also has a fine take-off area for paragliding.
In summer, from the top of Le Brévent, a footpath goes to Aiguillette des Houches via the Bel-Lachat mountain hut.
Enjoy a moment of peace and contemplation on the fine sunny terraces.
The Plaques du Brévent, facing Mont Blanc, form a pleasant, quiet climbing spot, just 5 minutes walk from the top of the cable car line.
For eating: in Plan Praz, "La Bergerie" serves traditional cuisine and snacks. In Le Brévent, the "Le Panoramique" restaurant offers meals as well as a unique panoramic view over Mont Blanc.
Handicap: on a 4x4 path, this is possible to go downhill from Brévent to Planpraz, with a cross-country wheel chair. You must be accompanied.
CHAM'GOURMAND (only winter): this pass includes a go and return ticket on the Planpraz cable-car and a lunch at the restaurant La Bergerie (Planpraz).
Price: 47€. Booking compulsory.
One way ticket for adult: 28 €
Round-trip ticket for adult: 38 €
One way ticket for a child : 23.80 €
Round-trip ticket for a child : 32.30 €.
Free entry for children < 5 years.
Child entry valid for 5 - 14 years.
Group rate available for > 20 people.
Winter rates 2023-2023 for Chamonix - Planpraz
Round trip Adult: 21€.
One way Adult: 17€.
Round trip Child and Senior: 17,90€
One way child and senior: 14,50€.
Family package: 65,20
This lift is included in the MONT BLANC Multipass
Summer rates 2023 for Chamonix - Planpraz
Round trip adult: 22€
One way adult: 17,50€.
Round trip child and senior: 18,70€
One way child and senior: 14,90€
Family pass: 68€
This lift is included in the MONT BLANC Multipass.
Opening hours daily between 9 am and 4 pm.
Planpraz cable car only. The Brévent cable car is closed.
Last descent from Planpraz at 16:15.
From 16/12/2023 to 09/02/2024
Opening hours daily between 8.50 am and 4.45 pm.
Last descent for Brévent at 16:30
Last run to Planpraz at 16:45.
From 10/02 to 14/04/2024
Opening hours daily between 8.50 am and 5.15 pm.
Last descent for Brévent at 4.45pm
Last run to Planpraz at 5.15pm.
Subject to favorable weather.
- in Winter : Brevent
- in Summer : Chamonix centre
Closest train stop : Chamonix centre
Closest parking : Brevent car-park