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Mont-Blanc Tramway

571 Rue du Mont Lachat, 74170 Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France

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About Mont-Blanc Tramway

Mont-Blanc Tramway is a mountain railway with a 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.  Also, mountaineers and hikers use the tramway because it stops provide the jumping-off points for many trails. The line is 12.4 km long and has a rail gauge of 1,000 mm. It gives a nice view of the natural beauty of this area.


Attractions near Mont-Blanc Tramway

Glacier de Bionnassay9.44km from Mont-Blanc Tramway

The Bionnassay glacier is a French glacier located in the Mont-Blanc massif, which descends from the Bionnassay needle. It covers 4.73  km 2 and is 5  km long. It is accessed by the Mont-Blanc tramway, to the Nid d'Aigle station, then by a path.  The French Bionnassay glacier should not be confused with the Italian Bionnassay glacier, which is a “tributary” of the Miage glacier.

Le Brévent10.56km from Mont-Blanc Tramway

Le Bréventis a mountain of Haute-Savoie, France. It is a 5.8 kilometer out and back trail located near Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France that features beautiful wildflowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from June until October.

Refuge du Goûter(3815m)10.6km from Mont-Blanc Tramway

The Goûter Hut is a mountain refuge in the French department of Haute-Savoie. It is located at a height of 3,835 metres on the Arete du Goûter in the municipality of Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains. It overlooks the Glacier de Bionnassay and is the highest wardened mountain hut in France.

Aiguille du Goûter10.68km from Mont-Blanc Tramway

The Aiguille du Goûter is a mountain of the Mont Blanc massif: located under the highest Dôme du Goûter, it is located along the normal French ascent route to Mont Blanc and just below the summit the Goûter Refuge. the summit is accessible from the Nid d'Aigle station of the Tramway du Mont.

Dômes de Miage11.49km from Mont-Blanc Tramway

The Dômes de Miage is a mountain of the Mont Blanc Alps in the Graian Alps. It is located along the borderline between Italy and France.  The mountain is made up of five peaks that unfold on a ridge about three kilometers long. Starting from the east and from the border with Italy is the highest peak; going west there is a second elevation.

Tunnel du Mont-Blanc11.63km from Mont-Blanc Tramway

The Mont Blanc tunnel is 11.6 km long and connects France and Italy under the highest peak in Europe. It is used by 5,000 vehicles per day on average, 68% being light vehicles. More than a structure, the Mont Blanc Tunnel is an amazing human and technological feat.  It took six years, from 1959 to 1965, from the start of work to the inauguration of the Tunnel. One of the architectural wonder in this area which attracts a lot of people.

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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.