Fodor's Expert Review Aiguille du Midi

Chamonix–Mont-Blanc Viewpoint Fodor's Choice

This 12,619-foot granite peak is topped with a needle-like observation tower, terrace, and restaurants. The world's highest cable car soars 12,000 feet up, almost to the top (an elevator completes the journey to the summit), providing positively staggering views of 15,700-foot Mont Blanc, Europe's loftiest peak. Be prepared for a lengthy wait, both going up and coming down—and wear warm clothing.

Viewpoint Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

100 pl. de l'aiguille du Midi
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes  74400, France

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Cable car €73 round-trip

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