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Grotte de Glace

Chamonix, Chamonix, France
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Worth heading down to, just to be amongst the scenery if nothing else. Really enjoyed the journey... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Harrison_F_Carter
La Grotte de Glace, Mer de Glace, must see !

To access the Mer de Glace and the Ice Cave in Chamonix, take the train of the Montenvers from... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
RuudH74300
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Araches-la-Frasse, France
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cave” (16 reviews)
“train ride” (7 reviews)
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Chamonix, Chamonix, France
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Worth heading down to, just to be amongst the scenery if nothing else. Really enjoyed the journey to get there, not knowing what to expect, as it was included with the unlimited pass that we purchased to go up Aiguille du Midi. The train ride...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

To access the Mer de Glace and the Ice Cave in Chamonix, take the train of the Montenvers from Chamonix town center (Gare du Montenvers).A small cable car allows visitors to descend from the train station onto the Mer de Glace glacier where they can...More

2  Thank RuudH74300
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

It's beautiful ice cave.The colors change with different spot light on ice.Don't forget to bring hot clothes inside, it's little bit cold.

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Reviewed 12 August 2016

I didn't expect to enjoy this visit as much as I did. The main concern about it is how shockingly fast the glacier has shrunk in the last 30 years, you can see signs showing the different levels as you take the steps down to...More

1  Thank AJM718
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

We absolutely love this trip, making easily afternoon after having early morning trip to Aiguille du Midi. We took a tickets for train from train station of the center of town, and this ride takes you up approx 20 minutes to Montenvers. On your way...More

1  Thank tk3232
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

Stairs aside ... because you have to climb all of them back to the top ... there is much to be said about this tourist attraction. This is an interesting tourist attraction, because let's be honest, how often do you get to walk INSIDE a...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2016

My family and I took the tram to Mer de Glace, which is where you can find the ice caves. Once you make your way to the top of the mountain on the tram, you must get in line to take the cable car to...More

2  Thank Sarah S
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

This was not worth the time and money to visit. Yes it is an ice cave, but the long and tedious trip down and then back up the stairs with thousands of people and their dogs pushing and kids with strollers (seriously people, leave them...More

Thank dragonladygrandma
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

Great experience & amazing blue color of the tunnel. Montenvers train ride from valley to Mer de Glace station had beautiful view both way. It's free admission into the cave. Inside the cave has photo booth service, printed right away. But because it require lots...More

Thank JDMHippo
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Reviewed 23 July 2015

What a fantastic place on Earth! It really worth a visit! We had an amazing time by the mer de glace

Thank betti2301
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Il faut prévoir 1 à 2 heures pour voir cette attraction !
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