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Must do! You will be surprised!

Very nice attraction. Something you must do if you are in this area. I really recommend it. When... read more

Reviewed yesterday
viky4
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Milan, Italy
Spectular but you a reservation in high season

You should make a reservation at least 3 days in advance in the high season. The view is spectular... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Pamepame1
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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Wer den Nervenkitzel sucht, findet ihn auf der Gelmerbahn. Eine Steigung von maximal 106 Prozent macht sie unbestritten zur steilsten Standseilbahn Europas. Die einstige Werkbahn fur den tonnenschweren Transport von Baumaterial ist heute fur...more
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Reviewed yesterday

Very nice attraction. Something you must do if you are in this area. I really recommend it. When you arrive at the top of the mountain, you will enjoy an amazing view of the valley and of the lake Gelmer. The lake has turquoise color...More

Thank viky4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Funicular was very slow, my expectation was wrong. Kids may feel the fun, but it was very ok for 32CHF, The lake at the top is very beautiful. Some ppl whom I spoke with, told it was scarier but that for someone whose really are...More

12  Thank Revanth N
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

You should make a reservation at least 3 days in advance in the high season. The view is spectular from the open wagons.

3  Thank Pamepame1
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Had a nice stay and walk around the lake. Meanwhile a strong thunderstorm blocked all the hikers around the mountain-station of the Gelmerbahn, whit long waiting-times and -queues. One toilet for men & women is definitely not enough, where so many tourists are being around..!...More

Thank 1950fede
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I had read so many of the reviews that i must admit i wasnt looking forward to it, the ride up and down is most enjoyable and the views are lovely. The lake at the top is vast and really worth going to see. It...More

10  Thank RebeccaBlueSky
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Planned two days of our summer trip in Meiringen mainly to ride the GelmerBahn. Our friends us too . It was a pretty sunny day and must say that we were lucky to get tickets to ride the Bahn . we reached by 10 am...More

3  Thank Thilakka J
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Amazing steep funicular ride with a beautiful lake up the mountain, hanging bridge. Ride up to the mountain with a big surprise , very big lake with clear blue chill water , Ride down was much more fantastic , Hanging bridge near the ticketing office...More

2  Thank Suresh K
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The steepest funicular in Europe, the ride is great in itself but the lake awaiting you on top is breathtaking as well. Very friendly multilingual all female staff and a great local restaurant less than 10 min walking distance if you experience some wait. The...More

4  Thank Fantasavestheday
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

One of the oldest and the steepest of them all with a max incline of 106%. Great views over the valley below and treat to visit the Gelmersee at the top. Tickets are limited and popular times sell out quick so suggest to reserve online....More

3  Thank MLTBCH
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This attraction is well worth a visit. It was scary going up because it is so high and almost vertical at one point but well worth the ride up. I found the trip back down much less scary! Money well spent.

1  Thank Debbie_elliottsx7
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jnellieT
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Response from Pamepame1 | Reviewed this property |
Have a look on their homepage.
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amberhacking
6 September 2018|
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Response from 1950fede | Reviewed this property |
Gelmerbahn is not operating in wintertime, due to possible snowfalls and to few visitors.
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17 August 2018|
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I recommend 5 hours between 10 and 15 o'clock.
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