Le Salève – Geneva’s House Mountain…

Le Salève – Geneva’s House Mountain…

Mountains – Le Salève – Geneva’s House Mountain… ... is actually located in France and certainly worth an excursion. From the top, you enjoy an extraordinary view over the town of Geneva and the lake, the...more

Métro Lausanne – true underground rail

Métro Lausanne – true underground rail

Mountains – Lausanne boasts the world’s smallest...more

Kronenberg – the family mountain

Kronenberg – the...

Mountain railways – The Kronberg (1663m) is the...more

Mont Salève – Geneva and Mont Blanc

Mont Salève –...

Mountains – A rewarding excursion destination is Mont...more

Le Salève – Geneva’s House Mountain…

Le Salève – Geneva’s House Mountain… – Le Salève – Geneva’s House Mountain… ... is actually located in France and certainly worth an excursion. From the top, you enjoy an extraordinary view over the town of Geneva and the lake, the Alpine chain, the Jura mountains and the majestic Montblanc. A cable car takes you up to 1’100 meters from Veyrier/Carouge.

Le Salève – Geneva’s House Mountain…
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Métro Lausanne – true underground rail

Mountains – Lausanne boasts the world’s smallest automatic Metro. The new 6-kilometer line connects the pier of Ouchy via the Lausanne Train Station and the Old Town with the Croisette district. Approximately one half of the route is underground.

The railway line through to Croisettes beneath the Lausanne station presents the world’s greatest subway drop – an amazing 336-meter altitude difference, with maximum 12% gradient.

Métro Lausanne – true underground rail
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Kronenberg – the family mountain

Mountain railways – The Kronberg (1663m) is the family mountain in Appenzellerland, offering many attractions both in the summer and the winter. The valley station of the aerial cableway is next to the Jakobsbad Train Station, high up in the Gonton valley.

As conglomerate rock in the forming of the Alps, Kronenberg precedes the Alpstein. A cable car takes you from the Jakobsbad station to the vantage point with mountain guesthouse.

Kronenberg – the family mountain
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Mont Salève – Geneva and Mont Blanc

Mountains – A rewarding excursion destination is Mont Salève, which is situated in neighbouring France.

Geneva’s home mountain lies around 900 meters above the Jet d'Eau, on French terrain, yet at the heart of Geneva. And the mountain has been connected to mountain rail since over 120 years.

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