Aiguille du Midi at 3,842 m is a mountain in the French Alps. It is one of the highest points in Europe.
The cable car to the summit, the Téléphérique de l'Aiguille du Midi, was built in 1955. It holds the record as the highest vertical ascent cable car in the world, from 1,035 m to 3842 m. The Aiguille du Midi cable car leaves from the centre of Chamonix
Aiguille du Midi has several terraces where visitors can take in the spectacular views of the Swiss, French and Italian Alps. On a clear day it is possible to see the Matterhorn, Monta Rosa and the Grand Combin.