Plateau de Diesse – Tessenberg

The high plateau between the Bielersee lake and Chasseral, at around 800m altitude, has been connected though a funicular railway from Ligerz to Prêles since over a century.

Plateau de Diesse – Tessenberg
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Marzilibahn – a million and more passengers

The cableway Marzili - Stadt Bern, called Marzilibahn for short, is a funicular train that links the Marzili quarter with the Old Town, Bern’s heart, which is found at a higher elevation.

Since1885 the fastest way from the Berne railway station to the Aare and Marzili-Bad. The small railway transports a million passengers annually, with the journey taking around a minute, and departures every two.

Marzilibahn – a million and more passengers
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Plaine-Morte - Glacial Plateau

Plaine-Morte, the “dead plain” above Crans Montana, is located at the border of Valais and the Bernese Oberland, between Wildstrubel, Weisshorn und Gletscherhorn. The plain is covered by a glacier plateau and offers winter sports fun all year round.

The glacier west of the Wildstrubel is flat and in places as much as 200 meters thick – draining direction Lenk predominantly in the Bernese Oberland, but also in the Rhone Valley of Valais.

Plaine-Morte - Glacial Plateau
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