Chamonix Mont Blanc day trip with cable car and lunch from Geneva
Minimum age: 3
- Aiguille du Midi or Brévent – cable car
- Chamonix Village
- Arve Valley
- Alps Mountains
All about the trip
Explore the stunning alpine scenery of Chamonix, in the French Alps. During a 90-minutes drive, get impressed with an amazing view on the white motorway, a valley surrounding by the Alps.
Chamonix is a picturesque town and the most famous mountain resort in France; from everywhere in the city if you look at the sky …you will see It – the roof of Europe – the majestic Mont-Blanc. Enjoy the bus ride to the third natural mountain spot most visited in the world.
Take a breath of fresh air and stroll on the little streets full of charm. Chamonix hosted the first Winter Olympics in 1924 and has re-emerged on the freeride wave as the capital of all-mountain skiing. This busy little town is a popular place for day-trippers, you will find lots of boutiques selling local produce such as cheese, meats as well as fresh Savoie honey and also famous brands of mountain clothes, equipment. Chamonix Mont-Blanc has been at the sharp end of Alpine adventure since 1760, when a Genevois scientist offered a prize for the first ascent of the highest Alp. It had its first growth spurt in the Victorian era, hosted the first Winter Olympics in 1924, and has re-emerged on the freeride wave as the capital of all-mountain skiing. This steep-sided valley, draped with tumbling glaciers beneath a crown of rocky spires, is where snowsports and mountaineering meet. With Chamonix being renowned as the world capital of alpinism, freeride skiing, ice climbing, and ultra-trail running, this busy little town is a popular place for day-trippers. A good place for shopping, designer brand, fashionable mountain brand, or trendy surf wear settled in Chamonix. Lots of boutiques are selling local products like cheese, meats or fresh Savoie honey. Different activities are optional.
On your day trip you have the opportunity to do various activities selecting the following options:
- Cable car Aiguille du Midi or Brévent: Ride up the cable car and discover a spectacular panoramic view of the Chamonix Valley and the French, Swiss and Italian Alps at 3842 m! On a clear day, you may even see the Matterhorn, the famous Swiss peak and icon of Switzerland – it’s even found on packages of delicious Toblerone chocolate. If it’s open, you can try a unique adventure: "Step into the Void" BREATHTAKING! A glass room built around a metal frame. Three glass walls, floor, and ceiling panels, allow visitors to control their vertigo and experience 1035 meters of space under their feet! Enjoy free time at the top and snap unforgettable pictures of the amazing landscape. Meet your guide in the cable car station down.
Once back to the village enjoy the atmosphere of the brasserie Gustavia in the city center. A complete menu will be served in a short time to allow you to not waste time waiting!
What is included in the price
- Bus ride
- Cable car
What is not included in the price
- Mountain train
Passport is needed! It is not recommended to take a child under 3 years old in the cable car.
Bring your valid passport as you will be crossing the Franco-Swiss border.
The cable car may not work due to bad weather: strong wind and or technical issues.
It is not allowed for children under 2 years old to ascend the cable car to the Aiguille du Midi.
This activity is organised by Keytours SA (Gray Line Geneva), +41 22 781 04 04, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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