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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 6 days ago
Thessaloniki, Greece
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Very enjoyable ride

I had read so many of the reviews that i must admit i wasnt looking forward to it, the ride up and... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
Hythe, United Kingdom
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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
Grimselstrasse | Proche de Handegg, Innertkirchen 3864, Switzerland
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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.

Thank Pamepame1
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 October 4, 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

8  Thank RebeccaBlueSky
Reviewed September 2, 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 August 26, 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 August 20, 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 August 6, 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 July 7, 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.

Thank Debbie_elliottsx7
Reviewed July 1, 2017

The tickets are not cheap, but it's all worth it. We went there during the week around noon and we were lucky enough to get the ride up and back without waiting much. I do not do roller coasters or thrilling rides, but for the...More

3  Thank Sand T
Reviewed October 17, 2016

If you're into thrill rides at amusement parks, then you're in for a double treat. The ride up the mountain takes place quite slowly, but that takes nothing away from the experience when, half way up the mountain, you are totally perpendicular to the ground....More

2  Thank Tony I
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I recommend 5 hours between 10 and 15 o'clock.
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