Aiguille du Midi
The second most visited place in France, after the Louvre gallery in Paris. The cable cars take you as close as you can get to the summit of Mont Blanc without any actual climbing, mountaineering or skiing. Incredible views of the French, Italian and Swiss Alps - not to be missed!
It's the second most visited tourist destination in France for a reason. It's amazing up there in the high mountains. Year round access to climbing, ski the legendary vallee blanche in winter or just get close to Mont Blanc. The lift pass is expensive but worth it. Make sure you go on the train to…
There is nothing like Aiguille du Midi. Magnificent, steep rocky tower reaching over 3800m, that anywhere else would be an elusive climbing goal, but in Chamonix you can get there with a cable car. Already the station is quite impressive, with the 360 degrees panorama, glass box over the cliff and…
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