From here it is 1km straight down...

PIC DU MIDI Le ponton dans le ciel
The view from the Pic du Midi above Grand Tourmalet ski station extends over 300km of mountains from east to west

Opening on June 1

Officially one of France’s darkest places, the Pic du Midi observatory opens to the first of its expected 120,000 visitors on June 1 and ...

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