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Le Brévent

22 locals recommend ·
Location
Chamonix, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes 74400

Tips from locals

David
David
April 15, 2019
walk up the steep path under the Brevant lift - not for the faint hearted (requires a bit of a clamber/scramble at the top - no reopes required). Chill at the top and enjoy a beer at the mid station, before getting the cable car back down.
Camyla
Camyla
November 24, 2018
Anywhere else Brevent would be a top attraction by itself. But not in Chamonix, where it stays in the shadows of the famous Aiguille du Midi. Still, even though it is less popular, the views from the top are stunning as it offers a very different perspective on the Mont Blanc range than the Aiguille…
Ian
Ian
August 18, 2017
Hike or take the gondola up to the best place to see Mont Blanc on a clear day. The hike up from Planpraz is about 1.5-2h. The restaurant on top is a great place for a drink and admiring the view If you want the full experience, hike from the valley floor to the Parc de Merlet animal park (see…
Collineige
Collineige
July 07, 2017
From Chamonix, you can take the gondola lift to Plan Praz at 1,999m, then the cable car to Le Brévent at 2,525m. In Winter Le Brévent is the main ski area in Chamonix town. In Summer Plan Praz is the departure point for great excursions including trips to Lake Cornu, and Grand Balcon Sud. It also…
Sophie
Sophie
April 12, 2017
My friend mariedelamontagne organises balconytv Chamonix - in summer she is regularly filming bands live playing music with a view. She has some great musicians and the view is amazing - at the top of the telecabine plan praz. Check out the line up on the website balconytv Chamonix and join Marie…

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