An outstanding site
From Chamonix (1035 m), soar over the forest to reach the Plan de l’Aiguille (2317 m). Admire the Glacier des Bossons, the Mont-Blanc (4808,72m), the Aiguille Verte, the Drus and the Aiguilles de Chamonix.
Then hop in a second cable car, which in just 10 minutes takes you up to an altitude of 12,392 feet, above the seracs, the Pélerins glacier and the hanging glaciers on the north face of the Aiguille du Midi.
Experience this extreme altitude.
DAILY INFOS The first part Chamonix - Plan de l'Aiguille is open. First departure at 9:00 am then every 15 to 30 minutes. The second part, Plan d'Aiguille - Aiguille du Midi is closed for the day : Very Windy. Feel free to contact our hostesses for information regarding the other sites open today. Have a nice day!
Take a trip on the Aiguille du Midi cable car
The gallery inside the central pillar
Retrospective exhibition of cable car
The highest museum ever built
Admire the rooftop of Europe
Altitude : What effects on the organism ?
Take you above the seracs !
CHILDREN ACCESS : YES (forbidden under 3 years -not recommended under 5 years old)
ELDERLY ACCESS :YES unless medical advice
DISABLED ACCESS : (with wheelchair): YES maximum 2 wheelchairs per lift (except Helbronner). Summital lift available, 1 wheelchair maximum in the “Step into the void®” with accompanying person. Restoration (at the top) : NO
CABLE-CAR ACCESS : You must have a boarding number to access the cable car during busy periods (for any ticket). Pick it up at the desk or follow the “I have my ticket” green colour. In July & August: order numbers are taken at the entrance to the station.
TOILETS : in Chamonix station Plan de l’Aiguille and at the top at the Aiguille
DISABLED TOILETS : YES, at the starting station in Chamonix and at the top at the Aiguille.
PARKING : The Grépon paid parking
LOCKERS/CLOAKROOM : NO
PICNIC ROOM : NO
ANIMALS : NO Animals
2 CABLE CARS
20 MIN JOURNEY
2 747 M OF HEIGHT DIFFERENCE
45 KM/H ON THE 2NDND CABLE CAR
500 PERSONS PER HOUR
500 000 VISITORS PER YEAR
2H30 VISIT TIME
(GIVEN AS AN INDICATION DEPENDING ON VISITOR NUMBERS AND WEATHER CONDITIONS)
LINES 3 / 14 & LE MULET
AIGUILLE DU MIDI :
100, Place de l’Aiguille du Midi
74400 Chamonix Mont-Blanc
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