La Pas dans le Vide viewing platform

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Country: France Region:
Rhone-Alps
Town:
Chamonix
Category:

landscape attraction

tourist attraction

Recommended for children from the following age groups:
  • 7-12
  • 12-16

This unusual glass structure called a "step in the void" (French: "Le Pas dans le vide") was installed on a mountain top of the Aiguille du Midi, 3842 m above sea level, located about 8 km from the famous Mont Blanc.

This is definitely an attraction for people with strong nerves who like elevated adrenaline levels, because even though the platform is completely safe, however standing in a glass block over nearly a thousand-meter chasm requires a lot of courage and not everyone is brave enough. To get to the platform you have to use the cable car, whose lower station is located in the ski resort of Chamonix, known not only for fabulous skiing and snowboarding conditions, but for the very first Winter Olympics in 1924.

La Pas dans le Vide viewing platform

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Adress:

Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Francja

Opening days and hours:

uphill ride every 30 minutes, starting from 8:30 to 15:30

Tickets adults:
from 54 € depending on the season
Tickets children:
from 46 € depending on the season
Pass:

n/a

Source:

sunnycompany.com

Updated on

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

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