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Punta Helbronner - Skyway Monte Bianco

#1 of 31 things to do in Courmayeur Features Animals
Strada Statale 26, 48 | Strada della Brenva / Strada Statale 26, 48, 11013 Courmayeur, Italy
+39 0165 89925
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Stunning!

For those that have bought a lift pass and want an alternative for the day, then you can use it to... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2016
Eileen C
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France
Spectacular

Must definitely do it when the weather is clear. Breathtaking views. Go also from punta Helbronner... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2016
Bart937
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Brussels, Belgium
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Strada Statale 26, 48 | Strada della Brenva / Strada Statale 26, 48, 11013 Courmayeur, Italy
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

For those that have bought a lift pass and want an alternative for the day, then you can use it to visit "Skyway" on the Punta Helbronner. It is stunning. It is a new high altitude lift which will take you up to 3,500 m....More

1  Thank Eileen C
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Must definitely do it when the weather is clear. Breathtaking views. Go also from punta Helbronner to the Refugio Torino via a tunnel and have a walk outside.

Thank Bart937
Reviewed 28 January 2016

On a clear day such as ours the 360' panorama from the top is amazing. The skyway is a beautiful engineering masterpiece. Food and shop at the very top is disappointing but that's not why you are there. No pacemakers allowed!! You certainly feel the...More

Thank JeanBryden
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Startingpiont for glacier skiing the Valleé Blanche 😃 Breathtaking view. Don't bother buy the chiabattas at the cafe..dry and hard- not eatable

Thank Tiril
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

We chose a less then clear day to do this trip, so were able to park easily, didn't have to queue for tickets and there was plenty of room in the gondola. The modern stations on the way up are clean and well designed, with...More

Thank Birdwatcher203
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Fantastic day on the Skyway. Fabulous views across the valley. Bus from the station in Courmyour was 1 euro each (single) we walked back which took us about 30mins.

1  Thank Maggie H
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Go on a sunny day it is beautiful. The gondola fills up tight so try to get in early to have a window. If you are there for the view. The restaurant fills up fast for lunch on the weekend. Plan to get there early....More

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 7 January 2016

For obvious reasons choose a clear day! The experience is breathtaking, the journey in the rotating cabin is superb, in two stages up to the Punta Helbronner - having been up the original years ago this is a massive improvement. Allow 2 to 3 hours,...More

Thank Trevor R
Reviewed 7 January 2016

The view is amazing. Dress up warm as its cold at 3500m with ski clothes and mountain boots. Bring your camera. If you have a Courmayeur seasonal ski pass its free. I look forward to return. Next time around I will book a guide o...More

Thank The-Milan-Chick
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Very modern cable car. Rotating cabins providing amazing views. At the top you can walk freely in the snow.

Thank Leandro I
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HannahC7913
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Response from Archaeobuff | Reviewed this property |
About 15 to 20 mins one way to the top.
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David R
9 November 2016|
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Response from Christian F | Reviewed this property |
if not huge i guess no problem... but i would call to avoid being stopped and ruin your trip
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BiancaSunshine
27 September 2016|
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Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
Very steady. Slight swing as it moves through two towers. Not scary
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