Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix

Aiguille du Midi, translated as “Needle of the Noon,” pokes the sky with the point of its peak. The sun passes over the summit at exactly noon, justifying its name to the guests sipping coffee at the summit’s cafe. Visit the viewing platform for a spectacular photo op that will save you money on a picture postcard. Aiguille du Midi reaches 3,842 m (12,605 ft) and hundreds of thousands of visitors stand in awe of its majestic beauty each year. Put Aiguille du Midi on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Chamonix trip planning website .
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  • Even if the price is indeed high (especially at 5), the experience is great. Very friendly staff. Next time we'll try the Ice Sea train which must be just as awesome.
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  • Last time we visited was 9 years ago and a couple of additions have made this an unforgettable experience - very busy, got there at 9:20 and the first availability was 12:00, still had to wait another...  more »
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  • Absolutely stunning experience! Breathtaking views of the Alps including Mont Blanc from multiple panoramic terraces, a lot of information on top, nice museum, and 'step into the void' attraction included. Very pricey and extremely overcrowded in the peak season, but still worth it! Go there on a sunny day, but take warm clothes with you.
  • just do it. very expensive but it is worth it. dress warmly. (also in the summer) We loved it really recommended !
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