Le BréventWith its southern exposure, overlooking the Mont-Blanc Range, the Brévent is the ideal departure point for classic hikings and easy rambles to various mountain lakes (Lac du Brévent, Lac Cornu…).
La FlégèreFrom the Index, admire the view of the Mer de Glace, the Argentière and le Tour glaciers. Also discover superb lakes (Lac Blanc, Lac des Cheserys...) and beautiful hikes in the Aiguilles Rouges Nature Reserve. Every Wednesday in July and August, enjoy a walk accompanied by Teresa Kaufman, and take photographs of the species in bloom!
History1928 : Opening at the Brévent of the first part of the cable-car Chamonix-Planpraz.
1930 : Opening of the second part of the cable-car all the way to the Brévent terminal with a system of a unique long cable of 1350m.
1956 : Opening of the Flégère cable-car.
1957 : Opening of the Flégère area with the opening of the index cable-car, later replaced by a chairlift.
1979 : Replacement of the Chamonix-Planpraz cable-car with 6 persons gondolas, later renovated in 1992.
1997 : Link by cable-car between Brévent and Flégère, which considerably increases the value of the ski area with more than a dozen new slopes of various levels.
2005 : Changing of the old Index chairlift to a 6 persons high-speed chairlift.
2006 : Changing of the old Cornu chairlift to a 6 persons high-speed chairlift.
2008 : Replacing of the Planpraz cable-car and departure and arrival stations.
- 1 gondola
- 3 cable cars (one open only in winter)
- 8 chairlifts (in winter)
- 5 skilifts (in winter)
- 1 magic carpet (in winter)
- 1095 m Departure of the cable car
- 2525 m Top of the area
- 650 000 passages a year
This botanical garden set up at Flégère and maintained by the Chamonix valley association "Plantes Magiques" gives ramblers the opportunity to discover species in their natural habitat and find about their cosmetic and/or medicinal virtues.
The association "Plantes Magiques" will be present on the site to reply to all your questions :
- Saturday 21 June
- Monday 07 July
- Monday 14 July
- Monday 28 July
- Saturday 16 August
NEW 2014 at the Botanical Garden:
Accompanied walks on the trail of the Botanical Garden, under the guidance of photographer Teresa Kaufman who will advise you on the techniques of shooting depending on your level.
Terms and Conditions
Length: 2 hours about
Every Wednesday from 18/06 to 10/09/2014
RDV 9h30 at the departure of the Flégère skilift
Price* : 20€/person
Booking obligatory : www.compagniedumontblanc.com
* This does not include the ticket or MONT BLANC MultiPass (to be purchased at any Compagnie du Mont-Blanc cashdesk)
Description of Photo Walks
|Photo Walks||Botanical Garden Flégère|
|Who with||Photographer Guide : Teresa KAUFMAN|
Every Wednesday from 18/06/2014 to 10/09/2014
|Timetables||RDV 09h30 at departure Flégère skilift with Teresa KAUFMAN (in case of strong demand possibility of organising a second outing in the afternoon)|
|Length||Around 2 hours|
|Number of participants||Between 4 persons minimum and 10 persons maximum per session (cancelled if less than 4 participants)|
|Prices||20€/person (unique price)|
|Inscription & booking||www.compagniedumontblanc.fr|
|What's provided||Coaching techniques and tips on how to take the best photo shots depending on the level of each participaznt. Accompanied walk through the Botanical Garden given in French, English and Italian. Photos can then be downloaded from Teresa KAUFMAN's website and Facebook page|
|Conditions of access||To be in the possession of a Flégère return ticket of MONT BLANC MultiPass|
|Conditions of cancellation/rescheduling||- Cancellation and rescheduling/reimbursement in case of bad weather or closed down lift|
- No reimbursement if client cancels less than 48h before event
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Giant screen views over the Mont-Blanc!South-facing huge skiing for all ability levels facing the Mont-Blanc range, with superb coombs on the edge of the nature reserve. The fantastic panoramic views over all the Aiguille will dazzle you!
Flégère : Speed SlopeWho's fastest? Try and beat the site record on the speed slope - a stopwatch will give you your performance time on arrival. This attraction is another example of the Compagnie du Mont-Blanc / BMW partnership. Put yourself to the test...
Free access : RDV bottom of Chavanne slope
Brévent : Big AirbagChildren and adults alike can « hit the high spots » on the Big Airbag. You will be able to make the most extraordinary jumps in complete safety landing softly on a large inflatable mattress. A must for all budding freestylers and adrenaline enthusiasts...
You can even recuperate a video of your jump on the internet : espritglisse.com.
Free access : RDV at start of Altitude 2000 skilift.
Brévent : First Tracks Winter 2013/2014 (info coming on Winter 2014/2015)Make THE first tracks on the slope before everyone? It is Possible this winter with the “First tracks” activity proposed this winter by Compagnie du Mont Blanc!!!
Take the Planpraz and Brévent cable cars before the public opening, and take some forces at the “Panoramic Restaurant” before area securisation announced by the Compagnie du Mont Blanc personal.
Activity can be cancelled or reported in case of bad weather, no cancellation accepted 48 hours before the activity the activity IMPORTANT: please inform us about your cell phone or mail to inform you about possible delay or cancellation
Dates and schedules:
Christmas holidays: EVERY Thursday, from December 26th 2013, to January 09th 2014 including
February Holidays: EVERY Thursday, from February 13th 2014 to March 13th 2014 including
From 08:00 am to around 09:00 am
Planpraz cable car departure control point (with your selling confirmation)
20.00€ /person (subject to availability) which includes use of TC Planpraz and TPH Brévent lifts + breakfast at le Panoramic restaurant
Activity reserved for persons in possession of Mont Blanc Unlimited ski pass 1 day or more (to 21 days), Mont Blanc Unlimited season or annual ski pass and owner of Rapid’Card.
Online Registration & payment:
Subject to availabilitiy, limited to the 50 first registered.
Brévent : Discover Snow Grooming or "Piste Bashing" by night
Winter 2013/2014 (info coming on Winter 2014/2015)Come and discover snow grooming by night on “les Champs du Savoy” (Brévent area), and the possibility of introducing you to driving a snow groomer. Activity supervised by an experienced driver, for a duration of 30 minutes (10 minutes of tuition and 20 minutes of shared driving a KASS 300 machine).
Bonus: A film of your session is offered!!!
Activity maintained in case of bad weather, no cancellation accepted less than 48 hours beforehand.
Dates and schedules:
Christmas holidays: on Thursday, December 26th 2013, Thursday, January 02nd 2014 & Friday January 10th, 2014
February Holidays: on Thursday, February 20th 2014, Thursday, February 27th 2014 & Friday, March 07th 2014
2 sessions of 30 minutes per day: 07:00-07:30 pm or 08:00-08:30 pm, one person by session
Important : Booking for Snow Grooming is now closed.
Champs du Savoy departure behind « Club Méditerranée of Chamonix », with the driver (François Machet)
60.00€ /adult and 30.00€ / young (4-15 years)
Online Registration & payment: