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Vallee Blanche

Chamonix, France
+33 4 50 53 23 33
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A beautiful ski area in the Chamonix Valley.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“off piste” (29 reviews)
“classic route” (4 reviews)
“local guide” (2 reviews)
Chamonix, France
+33 4 50 53 23 33
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Reviewed 7 August 2013

Legendary off-piste run on winter time. Crowded on nice days. Don't expect to find too much powder though because there are hundreds of skiers every day. Ski slowly with a guide and enjoy spectacular views. Arrete (entrance) is the most exciting part but at the...More

1  Thank Tapi0
Reviewed 6 August 2013 via mobile

An expensive trip at 105 euros for 3 adults and 1 child.....shame the family rate does not include your children once they are 16. The train ride has some nice views....try and sit on the left on the way up for the best views. The...More

Thank Roozin
Reviewed 29 July 2013

We visited Vallee Blanche in September. The train ride there was nice, but you couldn't see much of the scenery because there were trees in front of you. The scenery in Vallee Blance was beautiful. Although we used the lift to go down to the...More

1  Thank Cadhlan
Reviewed 12 July 2013

We visited in a June and took the cogwheel train to explore the glacier and ice tube. The cogwheel train is located about a 10 minute walk from the Aiguille de Midi lift. (When leaving the station, turn right and start walking up the road....More

1  Thank cvkevents
Reviewed 11 July 2013

I visted the Mer de Glace around 15 years ago and was amazed to see who much of the glacier had melted in this time. We took the small train fom Montenvers (chamonix) and still the clean air and summer view of the glacier is...More

Thank heirfister72
Reviewed 16 June 2013

This is one of the most dramatic view of a glacier you can have. But this is quickly disappearing as the ice is melting at an alarming pace. The view over the valley and its amazing glacier will remain an unforgettable moment for ever!

2  Thank Christmate11
Reviewed 15 June 2013 via mobile

We did a glacier hike from l'aiguille de midi to the vallee Blanche. We were initially meant to go all the way across to the Italian border in the mountains but the wind was a bit too high for the cable car to operate between...More

Thank Missmiss4444
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Took the little mountain train to Montenvers and then the cable car down to a man made cave / gallery cut into the glacier. The Vallée Blanche is a mountain region which covers an entire vallée and the "Sea of Ice" (glacier coming down the...More

Thank Patrick2300dk
Reviewed 8 May 2013

Stunning! We went on a beautiful sunny day after lots of fresh snow had fallen, so conditions were perfect. As a result, the mountain was teeming with people. subject to your ability I suggest you either choose to go really early or really late to...More

Thank EIDH
Reviewed 30 April 2013

A great way to spend a day. Cable car to the top, across the short arête and a great days skiing back to Chamonix.

Thank Stuart W
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Response from Bhoddisattva | Reviewed this property |
Les Houches is not in the central Chamonix area - the free bus service will get you to the central town of Chamonix itself and to the other ski areas - but if I had the choice I'd stay in Chamonix itself. Yes it will be more... More