Téléphérique du l'Aiguille du Midi
- 100 place de l'Aiguille du Midi Chamonix
- tel, info: 04 50 53 30 80
- adult/12-15yr/4-11yr/family return €36/€30.60/€25.20/€108, adult/12-15yr/4-11yr return to mid-station Plan de l'Aiguille €16/€13.60/€11.20
- 06:10-18:00 Jul & mid-Aug, 07:10 or 08:10-17:30 mid-Aug-late Sep & mid-May-Jun, 08:30-16:00 mid-Dec-Jan, 08:10-16:00 Feb & Mar, 08:10-16:30 Apr, 08:30-17:00 May
Lonely Planet review for Téléphérique du l'Aiguille du Midi
Year round the Téléphérique du l'Aiguille du Midi links Chamonix with the Aiguille du Midi; its halfway point, Plan de l'Aiguille (2317m) is an excellent place to start hikes or paraglide in summer. Be prepared for long queues, especially in summer when you need to obtain a boarding card (marked with the number of your departing and returning cable-car cabins) from the ticket desks in addition to a ticket. Making advance reservations on the 24-hour phone number incurs an around booking fee. The ascent is not recommended for children aged under two. Even in summer the temperature rarely rises above minus 10°C at the top - so bring warm clothes!