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How long does the Aiguille du Midi cable car take?

How long does the Aiguille du Midi cable car take?

20 minutes
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.

How high is the Aiguille du Midi?

3,842 m
Aiguille du Midi/Elevation

Can you get a cable car up Mont Blanc?

The Aiguille du Midi cable car holds the world record for the highest vertical ascent: 2807m (from 1035m to 3842m). This is the closest you can get to the Mont Blanc on a lift system. From here, there is no cable car to the summit of Mont Blanc.

What is at the top of Aiguille du Midi?

The “Step into the Void” is a glass room with a glass floor, situated off the uppermost terrace of the Aiguille du Midi at an altitude of 3842 metres. It claims to be “the highest attraction in Europe”.

How much is the cable car up Mont Blanc?


Round Trip One way trip
Adults 15 to 64 years 32,00€ 32,50€
Children & Seniors 5 to 14 years & 65 yeanrs & + 27,20€ 27,70€
PLEASE NOTE : does not include the Panoramic Mont-Blanc Rates correspond to the price of the ski lift, the visits are free and in free access according to opening conditions and affluence.

Can you see Mont Blanc from Chamonix?

First, hop on the gondola lift from the Chamonix village to the first stop in Plan Praz (at an elevation of 2,000 meters). From Plan Praz, well-groomed hiking trails lead to the tranquil Lac Cornu and the Grand Balcon Sud. On this southern slope, there is a fantastic panoramic view of Mont Blanc.

How much is Aiguille du Midi?

Aiguille du Midi Cable Car Prices & Rates 2021

Chamonix – Aiguille du Midi – Helbronner 3466m
Category One Way Trip Round trip
Adult (15-64 years) €83.00 €100.00
Child (5-14 years) €71.00 €85.00
Senior 65 yrs & + €71.00 €85.00

How do you get on top of Mont Blanc?

To climb Mont Blanc using the Cosmique route, take the cable car to the Aiguille du Midi (3,842m). From here, descend the Aiguille du Midi arête to the glacier du Tacul, where there is approximately 1 hour walk on easy terrain to the Cosmique Refuge (3,613m).

Can you walk to the top of Mont Blanc?

Because of the fact there are no restrictions to access Mont Blanc, it’s hard to say exactly how many people make the climb to its summit every year, but officials estimate that it is up to 30,000 people per season.