Grotte de Glace, Chamonix

#7 of 10 in Nature in Chamonix
Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
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  • Highly recommend buying the Mt. Blanc MultiPass. Adults R/T fare to Aiguille du Midi is 65€ and for only 3€ more you also get the Montenvers – Mer de Glace … a saving of some 30€. The two-car red...  more »
  • This is an ice cave with some sculptures that explains the life of the people in this area built in the middle of the glacier. The ice sculptures were modified every year.  more »
  • Very nice place but if the gondola is not working, which is the case for summer 2019, you need to take the stairs which are a lot and certainly takes some time to go down and then go up. However the views inside are really good and it defiantly worth the trouble! It is also fascinating to see all the signs while going down about how fast the ice melts through time.
  • This is easily the best tourist attraction we visited in the Chamonix area. The caves are magnificent and the glacier is outstanding in its current state. The history leaves you considering the ebbs and flows of nature and the monumental quantity of ice that has been lost since the industrial era. Here the melt is plain as day marked for kilometers in jagged canyon walls. Listening carefully, you can hear the constant destruction of rock and the glacier carving its way through the valley and slipping and melting down absolutely other worldly and should be experienced in the next few years before the glacier is lost to history.

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