From Chamonix, you can take the gondola lift to Plan Praz at 2000m, then the cable car to Le Brévent at 2,525m. Discover the south slope and its great panoramic view of Mont Blanc.
In summer, Planpraz is the departure point for great excursions including hikes to Lake Cornu and on Grand Balcon Sud. It also has a fine take-off area for paragliding.
In summer, from the top of Le Brévent, a footpath goes to Aiguillette des Houches via the Bel-Lachat mountain hut.
Enjoy a moment of peace and contemplation on the fine sunny terraces.
The Plaques du Brévent, facing Mont Blanc, form a pleasant, quiet climbing spot, just 5 minutes walk from the top of the cable car line.
For eating: in Plan Praz, "La Bergerie" serves traditional cuisine and snacks. In Le Brévent, the "Le Panoramique" restaurant offers meals as well as a unique panoramic view over Mont Blanc.
Handicap: on a 4x4 path, this is possible to go downhill from Brévent to Planpraz, with a cross-country wheel chair. You must be accompanied.
Winter 2019-2020: CHAM'GOURMAND: this pass includes a go and return ticket on the Brévent cable-car and a lunch at the restaurant La Bergerie (Planpraz) or at the restaurant Le Panoramic (Brévent). Price: 45€. Booking compulsory.
Family pass: 105.40 €
One way ticket for adult: 25 €
Round-trip ticket for adult: 34 €
One way ticket for a child : 21.30 €
Round-trip ticket for a child : 28.90 €.
Free entry for children < 5 years.
Child entry valid for 5 - 14 years.
Group rate available for > 20 people.
Rates given for Chamonix - Brévent.
Go and return ticket for Chamonix - Planpraz:
Child and senior: 16,20€
Family ticket: 59€.
From 13/06 to 12/07/2020, daily between 8.30 am and 4.30 pm.
Be careful! From June 13th to July 4th, the summit (Brevent cable car) will be open during the weekends only. The Planpraz gondola will be open every day.
From 13/07 to 23/08/2020, daily between 8.15 am and 5.30 pm.
From 24/08 to 20/09/2020, daily between 8.30 am and 4.30 pm.
Be careful! Closing of the Brévent cable car on the 13th of September.
Subject to favorable weather.
Live opening information