8. From Geneva: Chamonix Mont-Blanc Private Day Trip
Take a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Chamonix Mont-Blanc, the highest mountain in Western Europe. After a scenic drive through the Arve valley, see Mont-Blanc on the horizon after the short 1 hour 20 minute journey. At the foot of Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in western Europe, Chamonix’s alpine town atmosphere and spectacular scenery attract people from all over the globe. This picturesque year-round village offers a great range of attractions, monuments, shops, bars and restaurants. Chamonix's charming cobbled streets invite everyone to explore, we are sure it will leave a lasting impression. Aiguille Du Midi Cable Car Above the Chamonix valley, the Aiguille du Midi Cable Car offers a 3,842m ascent to one of the highest peaks in the French Alps. From the top, you can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and glaciers of the French, Swiss and Italian Alps, making it a must-see attraction for any nature lover. Remember to bring warm clothes, sun cream and a camera. Montenvers - Mer de Glace ‘Sea of Ice’ is a stunning glacier located in the heart of the French Alps. It’s accessible by a charming 20 minute cogwheel train that offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. Once you arrive, you can explore France’s largest glacier (7 km long, 200m thick) on foot and discover its unique beauty. Visitors can also descend into the Ice caves that are sculpted into the glacier. Chamonix town Chamonix is a charming destination with plenty to offer. Visitors can stroll through the picturesque streets lined with cafés and boutique shops, explore local museums to learn about the history of the region, and take in stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Chamonix town has something for everyone. Please note children under the age of 3 cannot ride the Aiguille du Midi Cable Car, it is also not recommended for children under 5.