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Grotte de Glace

Chamonix, Chamonix, France
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worth seeing ? but not worth the 400 steps it took to get down there. Then there was the 400 steps... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2015
Bristol, United Kingdom
Worth a trip

We spent an enjoyable afternoon going up on theTrain du Montenvers-Mer de Glace. There's a café at... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2015
Lausanne, Switzerland
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“ice grotto” (2 reviews)
“blue color” (2 reviews)
Chamonix, Chamonix, France
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Reviewed 17 June 2015

worth seeing ? but not worth the 400 steps it took to get down there. Then there was the 400 steps back up lol. TIP...... take your own packed lunch and a drink......

Thank fmsam
Reviewed 20 April 2015

We spent an enjoyable afternoon going up on theTrain du Montenvers-Mer de Glace. There's a café at the top with some of the most rude and unhelpful staff I have ever come across, however, don't let that spoil your trip. You then take a little...More

Thank Molnkn
Reviewed 26 March 2015

It's worth pre-empting this review by saying that it was foggy for my visit. It's quite possibly that it's worth the effort if you get spectacular views from the top of the train. As it happened, after a pleasant train journey had passed, the gondola...More

Thank Esther S
Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

Be ready to walk 400+ steps down and up. The place is worth the stair climbing. It is amazing to see the ice cave and the beautiful lights.

1  Thank Cepol
Reviewed 10 October 2014

An enjoyable train ride with a grand view. Many steps to the ice cave but worth it. Other exhibits very enjoyable as well.

1  Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

Did this trip to the ice cave this past weekend! The weather was beautiful outside and we'd wrapped up but wasn't as cold in the cave as we thought it would be. Excellent train ride up the mountain then a cable car down then 420...More

3  Thank Toyah1
Reviewed 28 September 2014

Very cool ice cave. As another reviewer noted, lots of gravel on the outside, but once you in the cave, it's a cool experience. It is not close to as nice as Aiguille du Midi, but still quite enjoyable. When going, get the multi-pass for...More

5  Thank Hai C
Reviewed 19 September 2014

We enjoyed this excursion, which includes a train ride, a gondola ride, and some interesting other places in the area, a small crystal museum, the old hotel, a glacier museum, and gorgeous scenery. What's not to like. We used the multipass and did the Aiguille...More

2  Thank Kay64
Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

We took a drive out to Mont Blanc from Annecy for the day, and the train up to Montenvers and gondola to the glacier. The ice cave was pretty cool, the only one we've been too (so cant really judge if it was good comparartively...More

Thank AdenandBrodie
Reviewed 10 September 2014

Loved being able to walk inside the glacier in the man made ice caves of the Grotto de Glace. Loved the ice carvings and the St Bernard dog too

Thank Brad M
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Leah D
20 January 2015|
Response from Jeanne B | Reviewed this property |
Il faut prévoir 1 à 2 heures pour voir cette attraction !
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