Chamonix is located at foot of Mont Blanc and is first place to climb Mont Blanc. According to legend, Mont Blanc is a sacred mountain sealed with magical powers, and it is a magical land that ordinary people cannot climb. But generations of people dream of this magical land, and they boldly explore magical land and search for heaven. In 1786, an Englishman walked up glacier near small town of Chamonix and finally found his way to paradise. And Chamonix became starting point for search for paradise.
Today, road to heaven is no longer open only to brave, and ordinary people can climb to top of holy mountain. Every year, millions of people travel from Chamonix on a journey in search of paradise. Exercise, travel, summer vacation, treatment, whatever purpose, Chamonix is the starting point of their journey away from hustle and bustle.
Of course, this is thanks to cable car in Chamonix. The Aiguille du Midi cable car used by Chamonix was completed in 1955. This cable car is longest single cable car in world, Chamonix at foot of mountain leads directly to cable car station at an altitude of 3802 meters. Exit cable car station and continue climbing dozens of meters to observation deck at top of Mont Blanc. The speed of cable car is slow, but everything along way causes great excitement: solid snow peaks, canyons, a sea of clouds and glaciers give tourists chills and severely interfere with their eyesight. The giant peak is majestic, standing steeply in sky, and snow, over thousands of years, has created a piece of icy skin covered with silver; glaciers falling from summit are like waterfalls, but ice in river has been static for thousands of years. The frozen state still shows amazing scene of struggle for stream.
Mont Blanc means "White Mountain" in French. Approaching this white mountain, it is destined to be inseparable from ice and snow. The bright sun made white snow bloom with dazzling colors, and skiers showed their amazing skills on snow. The unique topography of Mont Blanc is intended to make it best ski resort in world. Also due to specific factors of mountain, these mountains and outlandish peaks will be shrouded in clouds and fog from time to time, turning them into a mysterious world, sometimes like an endless sea, with silvery waves crossing, rushing huge waves. , majestic and majestic; sometimes like an elven forest, ghostly and ghostly, like smoke and mist, unpredictable. The journey from Chamonix to Mont Blanc is a journey full of fantasy, a little closer to top and a little closer to heaven of gods.
The city of Chamonix at foot of mountain is already a paradise in itself. Chamonix stretches along a long and narrow valley below Mont Blanc, surrounded by snow-capped mountains, glaciers, blue skies and clear waters. Less than 10,000 residents are accustomed to seeing fussy tourists, opening their warm arms to them. they insist on unchanging life. They enjoy a peaceful mountain life, majestic snow-capped peaks and glaciers, fresh air and blessing of a sacred mountain, while maintaining a unique French romantic style and simplest traditions of Alps. On streets of Chamonix, a long-bearded old man in traditional alpine dress all year round, driving a magnificent classic four-wheeled cart, plying through small town of Chamonix, sound of horseshoes, as if it had been so since ancient times. At weekly Chamonix market, streets are filled with a variety of Alpine-style handicrafts and essentials, with tourists buying souvenirs from their trips and Chamonix residents shopping for essentials. When you arrive in Chamonix, you may not have to climb Mont Blanc because it is already heaven on earth.