The Chamonix valley

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1h30 by car, you reach the univers of  the high mountain and the mythical summits of the Chamonix Valley (Mer de Glace glacier, Aiguille du Midi, Brevent), nearby the Italy and Switzerland (Fondation Giannada in Martigny)



Chamonix:
1h30 drive from the Aravis, the Chamonix visit is a must to discover this prestigious mountains base camp, and to have the opportunity to approach the peaks with the Aiguille du Midi Cable Car and the rack-railways

 
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The Mont-Blanc
It's the meeting of the adventurers for mor than 250 years. Paradise for the lover of large area, with its 4810, he look carefully to the Chamonix Valley
 
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The Montenvers and the Mer de Glace
Departing from Chamonix, this famous rack and pinion railway brings you to the Montenvers site at 1913 m. An imposing panorama of the Mer de Glace glacier, the Drus and the Grands Jorasses awaits you. Discover the glacier by going to the ice cave
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  • Departing from Chamonix, this famous rack and pinion railway brings you to the Montenv
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L'Aiguille du Midi
For more than 50 years, the most famous and highest of the Aiguilles de Chamonix has been an essential world attraction. From the centre of Chamonix, a 20 minutes ride in the Aiguille du Midi cable car takes you to the gateway to the high Alps at a height of 3,842 m.
From its height of 3,777m, the Aiguille du Midi and its laid-out terraces offer a 360° view of all the French, Swiss and Italian Alps. A lift brings you to the summit terrace at 3,842m, where you will have a clear view of Mont Blanc.LE PAS DANS LE VIDE !
Since December 21st 2013, the more fearless will take A STEP INTO THE VOID, onto a 2.50 m glass cage out over a 1000 m precipice. A product of modern architectural and technical prowess and a sensation packed experience.
 

The other towns or villages of Chamonix Valley:
Servoz entrance door of the Chamonix Valley, Les Houches and its well-known world cup slops La Kandahar, Argentière and its glacier and Vallorcine last villages before switzerland.

To have more information:www.chamonix.com