Chamonix is a small beautiful French town on the borders of Switzerland and Italy.
The white heights of the mountain range surround the city. You will fall in love with the Valley and the majestic mountains of the Mont Blanc as you will enter the city.
It’s a traffic free city which offers pleasant strolling, colorful and dynamic cafes and has a wealth of interesting shops.
The city has its own charm because of the steep valley, tumbling glaciers, peaks with panoramic view. The town is most famous for Mont – Blanc which is Western Europe’s tallest mountain. It’s a spectacular scenery.
The 2 most amazing experience this mountain range offers is unbeatable.
1. Aiguille du Midi
It is a 3842m peak in the Mont Blanc. The name translates literally to “Needle of the Mid-day“.
There is a cable car to reach this point which is the highest cable cars in the world. From the bottom to the top, it has the greatest vertical range in the world.
The cable car ride between Chamonix and Aiguille du Midi is in two stages. At the intermediate stop, at a height of 2,310m, is a restaurant. Having lunch or snack in between the snow capped mountains with your loved ones sets the mood right.
You would love to spend time at the swankiest restaurant where you feel the warm glow of love. A romantic place, which is fun, exotic, and adventurous.
At the top of the Aiguille is “Step Into the Void”, One of Chamonix’s adventurous attractions. You literally step into a glass-sided box with view of Mont Blanc to your left and a 1000 metre drop under your feet. Its scary when you are entering into it and you see the huge drop beneath your feet.
Three glass walls, the glass floor and glass ceiling panels, offers incredible views and allows the visitor a unique experience enhanced by 1000 meters of free air directly under their feet.
2.Red cog railway toMontenver
The train climbs a steep track, through scenic Alpine scenery, to a stunning vantage point above the ‘Mer de Glace’ (sea of ice) Glacier.
The view of this glacier from the station is picturesque. From the station you can descend to the ice caves via a small cable car.
There are restaurants up there for you to enjoy the food with the beautiful view.
Whenever you plan your next trip to Europe, do try visiting this small yet very beautiful place.
Whether you are flying with friends for some social time, partner for some alone time, or family for some together time, this place can cater for everyone.
The experience this place offers is amazing, breath-taking and incomparable.
The place you will completely fall for!!