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Tramway du Mont-Blanc

80, Avenue de la Gare | Le Fayet, 74190, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France
+33 4 50 53 22 75
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Closed before we leave

Unfortunately the Tramway du Mont Blanc opens on 17th of June, two days after we leave. But in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Just awesome. What an amazing trip

We did this with a 5 and 3 year old and all absolutely loved it. Great train, great views. At the... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
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ENJOY NATURE ! Take this rack railway with an unique view of the Aiguilles de Chamonix and the Dômes de Miage to reach the Bellevue Plateau and discover some beautiful walks ideal for families. Take the train, up to Nid d’Aigle for a splendid view of the Bionnassay glacier.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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80, Avenue de la Gare | Le Fayet, 74190, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France
+33 4 50 53 22 75
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately the Tramway du Mont Blanc opens on 17th of June, two days after we leave. But in the past I made the train ride to the Nid d'aigle and it was very beautifull. It's adviseable to take warm clothes with you as weather may...More

Thank Santtulainen
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We did this with a 5 and 3 year old and all absolutely loved it. Great train, great views. At the top the cable car down to the ice cave / grotto is also fantastic. It is all very well done.

Thank SlimShaneyStandUp
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Fun ride on a furnicular railway. A gentle ride up the mountainside with great views and great walks and a cafe when you reach the required station. Best views from the left hand side going up.

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful scenic tramway journey from LE Fayet, up past the pretty old station in St Gervais and then climbing steadily up through the forest with amazing mountain views over to Mont Blanc and the glacier. Journey took just under hour to Les Houches and although...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took the tram from Mont Blanc to Bellevue and really enjoyed the scenery. We had two and a half hours before the return journey so had lunch at a cafe at the top of the button lift. Bring your skis with...More

Thank Divingbecs1
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Magnificant views on the Alpes, including impressive Mont Blanc ! You get off the train and you are on the ski slopes of a magnificant domain

Thank LDA380
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The return trip to Bellevue costs 31.50 Eur per person and it takes about 1h each way. We started in the Saint Gervais station, where there is parking close by. The view is stunning on the way up and on the top of the tram...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2017

Unfortunately the tramway was only open as far as Col de Vossa due to overnight snowfalls but even so the views were stunning. Great historic tramway

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 8 February 2017

This is an historic railway line. It takes about an hour; it's very steep and the seats are wooden, so a bit hard!! It's very popular in the summer so it's best to book ahead. The train takes you all the way up to the...More

Thank Belinda C
Reviewed 7 February 2017

A leisurely way to travel up the mountain. Spectacular views winding up the mountain through chalets and trees.

Thank Julia H
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Nathan B
We are going to be in Chamonix on April 5. I want to do de l' Augille to 3800m. Also, I want to do the Tram. Should we do the tram or Augille first? Also, should I do the Tram and then Les Houches via cable car? I also want to see the cave and we need to get back to Chamonix and then to the train.
4 February 2017|
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Response from MONT BLANC N | Property representative |
Hi Nathan, For the Aiguille du Midi, you can count approx. 2h30 for the lift up, the visit and the lift down. Indeed you have many activities once you are at the top at 3800m. More information on our website. If you intend... More
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Bernice K
In Geneva now and hoping to head to Chamonix in the am fingers crossed, the husband really wanted to take the tram or cog rail up Mont Blanc , but now reading more info and fear that is closed for season. 10.3 travel day planned
2 October 2016|
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Response from Michael E | Reviewed this property |
The tramway is really fantastic but you do not get the actual view of the Mont Blanc. The Aguille de Drus is a very bestiful mountain and the Mer de Glace an excuisite view but not the MB. Try the Aguille de Midi... More
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