"If you're in the French Alps..." France Things to Do Tip by SueDavison

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If you're in the French Alps and close to Chamonix, it's worth taking the Aguille du Midi cable car. It's the closest you'll get to the summit of Mont Blanc without an ice axe and crampons and the views are fantastic.

Directions: The cable car can be found in the town centre on the right hand side of the valley as you approach. It's quite easy to spot. At around £18 -£20 it's a bit pricey, but can be (quite literally) breathta

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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