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Glacier des Bossons, Chamonix

(4.8/5 based on 260 reviews on the web)
With the lowest reach of any glacier in Europe, Glacier des Bossons can be seen flowing between trees. Take the Les Bossons chairlift for a full view of the glacier from above, or view it from various outlooks across Chamonix Valley. Put Glacier des Bossons into our Chamonix travel itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Chamonix.
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  • We were staying at the bottom of the Glacier when we visited Chamonix so we thought we'd go for a trek up the mountain trail and get a good look at the Glacier. It was an amazing sight and the views o...  more »
  • Because it was included in the pass purchased in Chamonix, on the bus ride we went. You can see glaciers from ordinary ski lift in the tens of minutes, enjoying the scenery below. The staff, who climbed the mountain a little.
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  • In February we walked throught the snow up to the glacier. Very impressive, especially the remains of the indian airplane and the old bob. Would love to come back in summer.  more »
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  • Starting point of the trail admiring the Bossons glacier, true spectacle of nature. The chalet offers a good refreshment, the staff is very personable and friendly.
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  • A magical place, stunning with a great exhibition and a point of view! Two hiking trails: the pyramids 1 h 30 and Junction 3 h 50.
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  • Magnificent view of the glacier, beautiful Savoyard dishes, a treat
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  • Exceptional view on the Glacier of Bossons, the Aiguille du Midi and the Chamonix Valley. Cottage not tested because closed in November.
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