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Gorgeous views and great hikes.

We rode to the top and hiked around up there. Stunning views. Be sure to hike down to the caves... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2018
Kathy G
Phoenix, Arizona
Very efficient

After taking the train to Wasserauen We cut the cable up to a lap. Very efficient operation timed... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
Upper Arlington, Ohio
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Ebenalp is the ideal starting place for captivating walks in the Alpstein massif, whether you prefer a leisurely ramble or a vigorous assault on a summit. With our modern cable-car you can reach the 800 Meter higher located Ebenalp in just a few...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Schwendetalstrasse 82 | 9057 Wasserauen, Wasserauen 9057, Switzerland
+41 71 799 12 12
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

We rode to the top and hiked around up there. Stunning views. Be sure to hike down to the caves. Very cool. We also hiked all the way down . It is a rough trail and very slippery in spots. It does have a cable...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kathy G
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

After taking the train to Wasserauen We cut the cable up to a lap. Very efficient operation timed to coordinate with the train schedule. Free with Appenzeller card. Saves your legs for the great hikes around Ebenalp

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lbes
Reviewed August 20, 2018

My wife and I took our young daughter (in a baby carrier) to hike the Ebenalp area. It was beautiful, and sufficiently rigorous for our tastes. There are several places to stop and stay (or eat) around the area.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank William B
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Reasonably priced and the easiest (and fastest) way to get to the Aescher Wildkirchli restaurant (15 minute walk).

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

It’s a different world up on the alps handing out with the alpine cows and their bells! We paid 20CHF each for the cable car up to the top. I had entertained the idea of walking up but was glad we didn’t as walking down...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018

It was raining the day we took the cable car up the mountain, but the views were still stunning! It was a great way to get up to Aescher. Still left us with a good hike.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GKMorgan
Reviewed July 19, 2018

This is a great option to get to the top and start a hike or just enjoy the view. Not to miss if you are in the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bill F
Reviewed July 16, 2018

The Cablecar goes up when it's full, or every 15 minutes, which ever comes first. The staff are friendly, speak English and German. The gondala is well maintained, and an easy way to get up. Toiletfacilities at the bottom and top Station are well maintained...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank travelgrumpy
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We had a great stay in Ebenlap, stayed there for two hours, with great coffe and endless view ! During our stay there was a group of people singing and playing on accordions. Enjoing !

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Asher T
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Fabulous ride up the mountain and the views are spectacular as you have nearly a 365 degree view of the surrounding area. You can either have a quick trip up for the view or spend a few hours exploring the heights. On a good day...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Eileen98
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January 11, 2019|
Response from LLCLars | Reviewed this property |
A 10 minute drive. 7.5 kilometers / 4.8 miles.
Wanda G
August 20, 2016|
Response from traverlerx | Reviewed this property |
The cost for ascending and descending for adults is CHF 31, one way CHF 15.50. Kids 6-16 are CHF 12 and groups of 10 or or more go for CHF 25 each.
Vanessa B
May 29, 2016|
Response from 508hanspeterk |
Melden sie sich bitte bei der Talstation der Luftseilbahn. Wir helfen Ihnen gerne. HP Koller
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