Chemin de fer du Montenvers in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Chemin de fer du Montenvers

2 Rue du Pont Aubry, 72430 Chantenay-Villedieu, France

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About Chemin de fer du Montenvers

The Montenvers Railway is a 5.1-kilometer-long metric gauge Haute-Savoie French cogwheel railway line. It was inaugurated in 1909, and connects Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Montenvers, a viewpoint over the Mer de Glace which allows tourists to access an ice cave. In 2009, with more than 800,000 travelers, this line was the most frequented tourist attraction in the Rhône-Alpes region.The line is operated by the Compagnie du Mont-Blanc , which also manages many ski lift facilities in the Mont Blanc mass



Attractions near Chemin de fer du Montenvers

Museum of the 24 Hours of Le Mans28km from Chemin de fer du Montenvers

Museum of the 24 Hours of Le Mans is a museum devoted to motorsport located at the Circuit de la Sarthe in, France. About 100 antique vehicles, several collectibles, dozens of films, and archive photos are included in its permanent display.

Zoo de la Flèche28.23km from Chemin de fer du Montenvers

The Zoo de La Flèche is an 18-hectare zoo that opened in 1946 making it the oldest private park in France. It is home to 160 animals species. The zoo is dedicated to enhancing the well-being of the animals and the experience of visitors.

Cathedral of Saint Julian of Le Mans28.73km from Chemin de fer du Montenvers

Le Mans Cathedral is known for its architecture and its rich collection of stained glass and the striking bifurcating flying buttresses. Its construction was completed in the 14th century. The cathedral is dedicated to the first bishop of the town, Saint Julian of Le Mans, who founded Christianity around the beginning of the 4th century in the city.

Château du Plessis-Bourré45.45km from Chemin de fer du Montenvers

Château du Plessis-Bourré is a beautiful 15th-century castle surrounded by moats. In 1931, it was listed as a Monument Historique. The site was featured in many films and is one of the most visited places in the region.

Terra Botanica55.63km from Chemin de fer du Montenvers

Terra Botanica is a botanical and theme park in Europe devoted to plant life. It comprises of 275,000 plants, and entertainments activiteis (4D films, interactive games, crossing a bamboo forest, ascending into the treetops). The park offers a whole new access to the world of plants, taking the tourist on an amazing journey of fun and learning.

Cathédrale Saint-Maurice d'Angers57.89km from Chemin de fer du Montenvers

Angers Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church that was classified as a national monument of France in 1862 for its fusion of Romanesque and Gothic architectural styles.

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The Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes administrative region covers an area of 69 711 km2 in the centre and east of the south of France. It is a collection of regions of diverse topographies, climates, natural resources, cultures, folklore, architecture, and languages.