Spectacular Journeys: Cable Car Rides

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  • Hiking on Mount Pilatus

    Lucerne’s Pilatus mountain (2,118m above sea level) boasts some of the most spectacular views in Switzerland. From the summit, you can see across the Central Swiss Alps and the Jura all the way to France and the Black Forest in Germany.
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  • Stoosbahn

    At the very heart of Switzerland, a world record holding technical innovation awaits: the world’s steepest funicular leads from Schwyz up to Stoos.
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  • Allalin – at the heart of things

    Following a ten-minute gondola cable ride to Felskinn, the trip continues with a ten meters per second ascent in the highest Metro funicular as you make your way to the world’s highest revolving restaurant.
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  • Muottas Muragl – a front row seat

    With his keen eye for beautiful landscapes, and unique light conditions, Segantini discovered this special patch of the earth. Between the wide valley of the River Inn and the valley that leads to the Bernina Pass, this is probably the most beautiful vantage point above the lakes of Upper Engadine. Sunsets from here are a sight to behold.
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  • Piz Corvatsch and Furtschellas

    Two mountain railways above the beautiful blue lakes of upper Engadine – diverse heights and truly diverse adventure: from the Corvatsch, Alpine views of the Biancograt ridge on the Piz Bernina; on Furtschellas, a hiking paradise with six mountain lakes.High-alpine views across to the Biacograt and a hikers’ paradise with 6 lovely mountain lakes.
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  • Oeschinensee – gondola rail

    One of the most attractive and imposing mountain lakes, namely Oeschinensee, is reached by gondola rail from Kandersteg. And cable railway is also your ticket to pass hikes via Hohtürli in the Kiental valley.
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  • Titlis

    The excursion up Titlis is a real treat. The gondola TITLIS Xpress leads up to the intermediate station. Then TITLIS Rotair, the World’s first revolving aerial cableway, continues all the way to the top.
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  • Plaine-Morte - Glacial Plateau

    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.
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  • Parpan Rothorn

    A viewpoint known long ago for ore mining –whereas today for far-reaching views. It could be as many as 1000 summits you get a glimpse of from here.
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  • Monte Lema – scenic ridge

    The summit is both destination and starting point for numerous ridge hikes - not forgetting paragliding, mountain biking, amateur model-aeroplane flyers and simple excursions!
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  • Monte Brè

    It's worth making the trip here just for the views of the city and Lake Lugano. Opposite stands San Salvatore, Monte San Giorgio looms above the lake and dam of Melide and the Valais Alps can be seen to the west.
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  • Stockhorn – and striking Horn

    It’s not hard to pinpoint the distinctive head of rock at the entrance to the Bernese Oberland – but the fact that you can stand pretty much on top to enjoy views direction Thun, Aare Valley and Bern as far as Jura is known to few.
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  • Ice Pavilion - view of the interior of the glacier

    High above Saas-Fee at an altitude of 3,500 m lies the entrance to the heart of the Fee Glacier. The Ice Pavilion was completely revamped in spring 2016. Visitors to the ice grotto can now experience an avalanche simulation with lighting effects and a shock wave that reverberates through their entire body.
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  • Mont Fort – almost in the high mountains

    The panoramic view stretches across large parts of the Valais Haute Route: to the west, the Dents du Midi and Mont Blanc; to the south, the Grand Combin with the Val de Bagnes and Mauvoisin reservoir; to the east, the Weisshorn, Dent Blanche and Matterhorn; and northwards across the Rhone Valley to the Vaud and the Bernese Alps.
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  • Schilthorn

    At 2.970 metres, the Schilthorn attracts visitors with a magnificent 360-degree panoramic view of the “Swiss skyline” including Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau and a delicious meal in the revolving restaurant Piz Gloria.
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  • Mont Salève – Geneva's home mountain

    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. Impressive views over the canton of Geneva as far as the Jura - and Mont Blanc on a clear day.
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  • Hoher Kasten – above the Rhine Valley

    The views from the platform between Appenzell country and the St. Gallen Rhine Valley are striking, as is the ridge towards Kreuzberge. Since 1964, the cable car from Brülisau (bus from Weissbad) has run directly to the summit. A revolving restaurant with a sun terrace also stands on the extended panoramic platform since a few years.
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  • The Funicular – a genuine treasure

    The “Funi” (funicular railway), which overhang the Old Town and the river Sarine, is a “technical engineering marvel”, listed as a cultural asset of national importance. This nostalgic railway has been running since 1899 – with no exhaust fumes.
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  • Diavolezza – above the glaciers

    Impressive views as seen from the Piz Palü – above Bellavista and on to Piz Bernina. Simply stand and stare or get involved – six kilometres before the Bernina Pass, the cable car makes its way up on the right to this glacier vantage point almost 3,000 metres high.
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  • Piora – Ritom funicular railway

    One of the steepest funicular railways runs from the Leventina to the Ritomsee lake. Built in 1917 by Swiss Federal Railways for the construction of the reservoir and power station, ever since 1921 the little red railway has carried 100 people per hour to the recreation area around the mountain lakes in the Val Piora.
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  • San Salvatore – pinnacle of enjoyment

    Lugano’s home mountain and pinnacle of enjoyment - that’s San Salvatore! The striking mountain south of the town boasts 360° views over the lake and environs, far south and to the high Alps in the west.The funicular railway up this landmark mountain starts in Lugano-Paradiso.
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  • Gemmi – historic pass

    Already the Romans trod this path from the main Valais valley to the north. The historic pass crossing unites Leukerbad with Kandersteg – without roads, instead mountain rail.
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  • Sunnegga / Rothorn – panoramic views

    Many say that views of the Matterhorn are best viewed from this spot as they reveal its perfect form... which could well be true. But the mountains to the east of Zermatt are all pretty much perfect vantage points!
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