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Montenvers terrasse panoramique

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Great Hike, Lunch and Train Ride

We took the cable car up the mountain, then hiked 2.5 hours to Montenvers. When we arrived we were... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Claudia S
Needs to be seen

We promised ourselves a trip up on the train after visiting Chamonix a few years ago. I was not... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

We took the cable car up the mountain, then hiked 2.5 hours to Montenvers. When we arrived we were delighted to see a hotel with an awesome terrace where we had lunch. The view was awesome and the beer was cold! We did not do...More

Thank Claudia S
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We promised ourselves a trip up on the train after visiting Chamonix a few years ago. I was not disappointed. The view from the terrace at the top is thrilling, stunning, mind-expanding! It was busy in August, but I took my time and walked down...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Great trip with amazing views. Would definitely recommend going just for the view. Not too much up there rather than just a great viewing platform but I would recommend this.

Thank Ashley J
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely train journey with great views. Cable car ride to the Ice cave also offers great views of the area. Lots of steps still up and down to the ice cave but well worth it

Thank Pjvthomas
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The Montenvers train ride offers fantastic views of the Chamonix Valley, and is a adventure by itself. On the top you can visit the Glacier exhibition. It provides a education on the history of the glacier. From the top station you can also hike down...More

Thank Ståle L
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Worth the trip on the train - very scenic, or better still, after walking up from Chamonix itself. 2.5hrs effort rewarded with fantastic views of the Glacier and a very well deserved beer.

Thank StirlingStuart43
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Pleasant train ride and a lovey ice cave. Worth while experience overall but the cafe and shop are staffed poorly who clearly don't want to service you. For a key tourist destination in Chamonix, this is just bad business. Guess Moody's is right about the...More

Thank casualfoodcritic
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The glacier and the ice cave are definitely worth a visit at least in the winter! The ride uphill from Chamonix to Montvers with the little red train is a fun experience. The views are stunning from the terraces, and the telecabine + 400 stairs...More

3  Thank 5usanna
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

It gives a great view on the mountain. However in summer nowadays there's almost no ice left. So the cost of taking the train is covered if in addition one goes to the ice cave or the glaciorum or makes a walk around.

2  Thank Patrice H
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The station for this is near to the centre of Chamonix and you are transported in comfort by train up to the viewing terrasse. The cafe at the top is disappointingly ordinary and the restaurant is a little walk away. The price is more reasonable...More

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