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ENJOY THE MOUNTAINS ! With its southern exposure, overlooking the Mont-Blanc Range, the Brévent is the ideal departure point for classic hikings and easy rambles to various mountain lakes (Lac du Brévent, Lac Cornu…)
29, route Henriette d_Angeville | Mont-Blanc, 74400, Chamonix, France
We took the cable car early in the morning which was a bit of a problem since you're going to have the sun in your eyes. I would recommend to go in the afternoon if possible. In any case the view is incredible. Definitely worth...More
Unfortunately due to it being high season in August we had a very long queue for the cable car. Once at the top the view is wonderful, but then another long queue to come back down - with a couple of people barging past us...More
Came for a vacation in Chamonix.
We wanted to go to see the Aiguille du Midi.
The cable car was closed to Renovations.
So we took the Brevent cable car.
The price is a Little bit high buy the view worth it.
If you're going from the center of Chamonix, take the bus as you'll save an hour of walking. The day we went, a Saturday, we needed to wait over an hour and a half to purchase tickets. If you can buy your tickets the day...More
The cable car ride to PlanPraz, the halfway point, is a great place to watch parapente takeoffs. But the second ride, up to the top of Brevent, took us above the clouds to give us beautiful views of Mont Blanc coming in and out of...More
The smaller cable car to Planpraz and then the large cable are to Brevent offer spectacular scenery and efficient transport to views of Chamonix far below and across to Mont Blanc and the surrounding alps. Both lifts running frequently. The walk down from Brevent peak...More
No queue when we went in early August. The first part of the ascent is smooth and you gain altitude quickly. The second leg - the Brevent gondola - is spectacular provided you have a head for heights! Iconic views from each side, especially the...More