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 Aiguille du Midi area is currently closed. Annual closure : Opening on December 14th, 2019. For any other periods, do not hesitate to contact us.
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
Winter Brochures, Rates & Maps
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Chamonix, 13th of November 2019
Present snowcover is insufficient to allow a partial opening this weekend (16th &17th November) for the Grands Montets and Les Houches ski areas.
With regard to our excursion & tourist sites, the rack & pinion railway to Montenvers is open daily (the Ice Grotto with access via the gondola will re-open for the French school holidays).
The re-opening of the Aiguille du Midi cable-car is planned for the 14th of December as previously announced.