Very sad to visit the Mer de Glace, with the global warming, the ice level is dramatic. It seems that every year stairs are added to chase the ice... visit sould be stop, it's quite exhausting for young and old people.
About Montenvers - Mer de Glace train
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This review may seem unkind as nature can't be controlled, but unfortunately the glacier has shrunk so much over the last twenty years that it does not have a wow factor. It just doesn't compare to others we've seen in Iceland, Canada or Norway. Many...More
The train goes up and down from the station in Chamonix. We have used it several times to bring us down from Montenvers at the end of a hike from the midway second of Aigulle de Midi. The station at Montenvers has a newly built...More
Our day off after a few days of trekking. Nice place to recognize the glacier inside. Also very nice views of surrounding mountains.
I know the glacier is the main attraction but actually the train is great fun. I think getting the train to the top, going to the cafe and gift shop and getting the train back would be enough. However...the glacier is the attraction. You should...More
We caught the train up and saw the glacier, ice caves and crystal museum. Train was prompt and views lovely. The glaciologist providing information was amazing! The gondola to the caves is great. Lovely cafe and gift shop. Impressive structure to walk up from the...More