Aiguille du Midi

Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Bonneville, Upper Savoy, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Kontinentalna Francuska, 74400, Francuska

The Aiguille du Midi, a striking peak in the Mont Blanc massif of the French Alps, stands at an impressive height of 3,842 meters (12,605 feet). Renowned for its breathtaking views and unique geographical features, it is a sought-after destination for tourists and adventure enthusiasts alike.

One of the Aiguille du Midi’s most notable attractions is its cable car system, the Téléphérique de l’Aiguille du Midi. The two-section journey begins in Chamonix and ascends to Plan de l’Aiguille before making a direct climb to the upper station. This system boasts the highest vertical ascent cable car in the world, making it an engineering marvel.

Upon reaching the summit, visitors are greeted with a panoramic viewing platform, a café, and a restaurant, all providing an unparalleled alpine experience. The summit also features the “Step into the Void” glass skywalk, offering a thrilling view straight down from an elevation of 1,035 meters (3,396 feet). Additionally, the recent addition of “Le Tube,” a tubular walkway, further enhances the visitor experience.

During summer, the Vallée Blanche Cable Car presents an opportunity for a unique journey from France to Italy, connecting Aiguille du Midi with Pointe Helbronner. This incredible aerial route complements the traditional tunnel route, providing a memorable experience traversing the majestic Mont Blanc Massif.