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Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix

Categories: Mountains, Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 3,800+ reviews on the web
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. Plan your Aiguille du Midi visit and explore what else you can see and do in Chamonix using our Chamonix trip generator.
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  • Taking the gondola up the Aiguille du Midi is a not to be missed attraction. The views are breathtaking, and the exhibits (in French and English) interesting. You can experience the change in altitude...  read more »
  • The most interesting part of this trip to the top was seeing the folks jumping from the top in squirrel suits. Crazy. That said, I'm glad to have gone to the top so as to see the surrounding area, as ...  read more »
  • Aiguille du Midi is probably one of the most beautiful places that I've been to. It's just spectacular, the views were just STUNNING! Jaw dropping almost. I would recommend to go very early in the mor...  read more »
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