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Funiculaire Evian - Neuvecelle

Rue du Port, Evian-les-Bains, France
+33 4 50 83 10 00
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Wonderful piece of history

The Finiculaire ceased operating in 1969 and was given a complete overhaul and re-opened 2002. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jorneyman
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
It was ok

Nothing to write home about, just a nice ride to the top. It is an old building , so it is always... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RenatoMaschetto
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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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1 week ago
“Wonderful piece of history”
13 Sep 2016
“great fun”
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Rue du Port, Evian-les-Bains, France
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+33 4 50 83 10 00

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Finiculaire ceased operating in 1969 and was given a complete overhaul and re-opened 2002. It is a great piece of history and is completely free. The ride up takes no more than 10 minutes and the trips are every 20 minutes. At the top...More

Thank Jorneyman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing to write home about, just a nice ride to the top. It is an old building , so it is always interesting to see it and learn something.

Thank RenatoMaschetto
Reviewed 13 September 2016

well worth the free trip up this historic landmark. loved it ..... you can also look at the engineering workings at the top station

Thank joannka
Reviewed 20 August 2016

An interesting and FREE experience on an historical element of Evians - it only takes a few minutes and you can then take a walk to several "viewing points" for great views of Lac Leman. We walked back down into the town - and then...More

Thank justroby
Reviewed 12 August 2016

This refurbished century old cog railway carriage system is a must for tourists during the summer months. No frills or soft seats, just a rickety wooden carriage holding about 40 people running every twenty minutes from the lakeside up to a beautiful wooded area about...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is a classic of the 1800s, a cable-driven wagon that climbs a short slope, while another wagon rides downhill on the same track and the same cable, with of course a fixed place with a rail doubling where the two wagons can travel by...More

2  Thank lilliputz
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Took ferry from Lausanne and had a great lunch in Evian. It is a vibrant French town with lovely reasonable prices restaurants versus Lausanne. We went into the Evian museum then took the train up the side of the mountain, there are a few walks...More

Thank TCinci2015
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is classed as an Historic monument. It runs from mid May till mid September. It opens at 10 am and runs every 20 mins in both directions until 7 pm. It starts just behind the Palais de Lumineire and runs up to just below...More

Thank almonsage
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Well when you have exhausted yourself of looking at the town and there is nothig better to do then you must do it.

Thank DeepakAhuja7
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

What a great little train to take you from Neuvecelle, at the top of the hill, down to Evian centre. It saves a very steep downhill walk, or uphill climb! It's free and runs every 20 minutes, all day till early evening. We were staying...More

Thank Ozzie200
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