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Address: rue de la Poste 3, Martigny 1920, Switzerland
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+41 27 721 68 40
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Highly recommended activity in Switzerland / France

I have only the best experience from Mont Blanc Express! If you travel a lot in Switzerland, I recommend you to buy Swiss Travel Pass, which you can use also for Mont Blanc... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Lenka P
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

I have only the best experience from Mont Blanc Express! If you travel a lot in Switzerland, I recommend you to buy Swiss Travel Pass, which you can use also for Mont Blanc Express. We started in Martigny (beautiful town) and went to Chamonix in France (then we took a cable car to the top named Aguille du Midi, so... More 

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1 Thank Lenka P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Just hop on and enjoy the scenic views. Good way to get some nice photos, but be mindful of the time of trains as you'd have to wait for around 30 mins to get the return train.

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1 Thank Melissa T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Mont blanc express train is a great way to get around, and explore the local areas. Chamois to St Gervais ,is a lovely journey, great views of mountains and valleys. Local park is St Gervais a nice place to walk and relax.

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Thank gazmaz25
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Modern, narrow gauge trains climb clinging to the valley sides and offer great views of the Trient valley.

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Thank Filisur
New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

It is actually a combination of 2 trains: one running from St. Gervais to Vallorcine and the other from there to Martigny. The journey from Servoz to Vallorcine is free for hotel card holders but if you cross Vallorcine , you have to pay for the whole journey which is about Euro 58. You can buy if from sncf site... More 

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2 Thank sjt49dtt
London
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

I travelled on the Mont Blanc Express from Martigny to Chamonix and return. It was a fantastic ride: the views of Mont Blanc and the surrounding Alps are breathtaking as this little train scrambles up impossibly steep mountainsides, clings to the edge of a precipitous valley and then burrows through the hills to reach Chamonix. It really is an experience... More 

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5 Thank AvocetLondon
Dunedin, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Travelled from St-Gervais to Chamonix. Has been quite an experience with the gradients this train has to climb. Some lovely mountain views also, however, the scenery fades in comparison with what can be seen on Rhatische Bahn or Bernina Express.

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Thank Elaine C
London, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Whilst the scenery and journey are nice, our experience was rather ruined by stupid ticketing rules. As a lodger in the Chamonix Valley we had a card that stated that there is free use of the train between Servoz and Vallorcine. What it does not say is that if you go outside of this zone then you have to pay... More 

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5 Thank MyopinionLondon
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

I used the train which was an 0810 departure with very few people on board. The train seemed new with good facilities for recreational equipment such as skies and mountain bikes. This train was far better gthan anything in the UK!

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3 Thank AlanMichaelWard
Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Was my commuter train for a year and loved every ride in it!! A must do for anyone who likes trains and incredible mountain sceneries. Great way to get to Finhaut and hike down to Martigny or up to Emosson

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