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Aiguille du Midi Cable Car Experience in February

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Aiguille du Midi Cable Car Experience in February

Hi,

I am travelling to Paris in 1st Week of February and have couple of days in hand. Would like to know how feasible it is to experience this in feb although website says it is open throughout year.

And after reaching Chamonix can one directly head to this cable car departure station to purchase ticket. And how far this is from the train station.

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1. Re: Aiguille du Midi Cable Car Experience in February

It will be open in February as this is one of the peak times of year in Chamonix. If you are coming here during school holidays then be prepared to queue: http://about-france.com/school-holidays.htm

If you prefer you can alight the train at the previous stop (I believe it is called "Aiguille du Midi") at the 'A' here: http://goo.gl/maps/bL47b

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2. Re: Aiguille du Midi Cable Car Experience in February

The nearest stop is at the top of the Avenue Aguille du Midi but this is a request stop, you have to press a button and hope it stops. It is about 400m from the cable car station.

That said the next stop is Chamonix Mont Blanc about 1km from the cable car station.

So not too far.

You can jump the queue for tickets by booking online and I think you can reserve a time to travel on the cable car.

You will need to create an account though.

http://www.compagniedumontblanc.co.uk/

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3. Re: Aiguille du Midi Cable Car Experience in February

Hi redzed1

I checked on the http://www.compagniedumontblanc.co.uk/ website.

The reservation is available for Grands Montets cable car 7 days in advance. Is this the same cable car from Chamonix to Aigulle du Midi?

Thank you

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4. Re: Aiguille du Midi Cable Car Experience in February

I think you can

compagniedumontblanc.fr/Marketing/brochures/…

It is only in French but you can reserve 2 days in advance.

But you will still need to buy a lift pass, I would do this online.

compagniedumontblanc.co.uk/en/lift-passes/mo…

But and it is a big BUT if the weather is bad then you may have wasted your money.

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