18 Cable Car Stations to explore in Switzerland
Switzerland is one of the most developed countries in the world, with the highest nominal wealth per adult and the eighth-highest per capita GDP. It ranks at or near the top in several international metrics, including economic competitiveness and human development.
The only areal cable car in the Zurich canton which was opened in 1954 which takes you to the breathtaking views of the Zurich and also gives the chance to be the part of its history. To ride on the Felsenegg cable car, you need a ZVV ticket that includes the fare zones 150 and 155.
Arosa Lenzerheide is a ski area located in Arosa, Lenzerheide, Valbella, Parpan, and Churwalden, Graubünden/Switzerland. It originated in 2013/14 by connecting the existing ski areas of Arosa and Lenzerheide. With a total of 225 kilometers of ski slopes and 43 cable cars, it is the largest contiguous ski area in Graubünden.
The hike on the Weisshorn peak, the highest excursion point in Arosa, offers an all-around view over the Grison holiday destination and the whole Schanfigg valley. The trail starts at the middle station of the Weisshorn gondola and leads over meadows and wide mossy planes constantly uphill. From the top of the hill, you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the alps and also A two-stage cable car links the top of the mountain with the town and resort of Arosa — the base station is near to Arosa
Crap Sogn Gion is a mountain and cable car station located near Flims in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. Regarding the definition used in the Alps by the Swiss Alpine Club it cannot be called a mountain but only a location at the end of a ridge descending from the Vorab in the Glarus Alps. A very small hut of the Ski Club Flims was the first building on Crap Sogn Gion.
The Ebenalp is the northernmost summit of the Appenzell Alps. The mountain is a popular hiking destination and has been accessible by cable car from Wasserauen since 1955. From the high plateau of the cable car station, visitors have a panoramic view of the rolling hills of Appenzell. Impressive trails start at the station and lead to a network of mountain huts. These hiking routes lead to popular sites such as Säntis and Seealpsee. The nearby Wildkirchli hut can be reached by hiking through a c
A beautiful and high mountain located in the canton of Graubünden which was the part of Plessur alps. There is a cable car to reach the summit of this mountain. From this cable car, we can enjoy the beauty and the wilderness of this mountain. This place is efficient for trekking and rock climbing too.
The Hoher Kasten is a mountain located in the Appenzell Alps with a 360 degrees unlimited panoramic view over six countries. It is located on the border between the cantons of Appenzell Innerrhoden and St. Gallen. The summit is easily accessible with a cable car starting at Brülisau, south of Appenzell. A revolving restaurant, offering panoramic views, has been built on the top. Ascents to Hoher Kasten and the neighboring summit Kamor were already described in the early 19th century.
The Kamor is a mountain between the St. Gallen Rhine Valley and Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Winter is the best time to visit this place and also The Kamor is a mountain for biking and hiking. There is also a cable car which gives a panoramic view of this palce.
The Matterhorn Glacier is a glacier of the Pennine Alps, also the highest cable car station in Europe, with its new restaurant, The views of the highest mountains in Italy, France, and Switzerland are breathtaking. The ski area on the Theodul Glacier is open 365 days a year. The glacier lies within the basin of the Zmutt Glacier.
Mont Fort is a mountain of the Pennine Alps, located near Verbier in the Swiss canton of Valais. It lies on the range between the valleys of Bagnes and Nendaz, north of the Rosablanche. With a height of 3,328 meters above sea level, Mont Fort is the highest summit north of the Col de Louvie. Mont Fort is surrounded by several glaciers, The summit of Mont Fort is easily accessible by cable car from the heights of Verbier or Nendaz. There is one ski slope leading down from the mountain's peak - wh
The striking 1962 meter-high mountain lies precisely between Locarno und Lugano – and is famous for the Santa Maria degli Angeli church. Monte Tamaro has a fabulous choice of activities for a full day out. There is also a cable car to reach the summit and it offers beautiful views of the Swiss and Italian mountains and lakes.
Piz Lagalb is a standalone mountain, which rises to the north-east of Bernina Pass. Its singular location just across the pass from the Bernina Group makes it a perfect lookout towards the glaciated giants like Piz Palü, Piz Bernina or Piz Morterasch. There is also a cable car facility here. In winter it serves as a ski area.
The Planetenweg consists of scaled models of the planets (1: 1 billion), and the distances between the planets are also to scale. You can hike from one planet to the other through amazing views of Zurich city on one side and rural scenic Switzerland on the other.
The Schwägalp-Säntis aerial cableway (LSS), operated by Säntis-Schwebebahn AG and, as the railway company also calls the Säntisbahn, is a mountain railway in eastern Switzerland. It leads from Schwägalp to 1,360 m above sea level. M. on the Säntis. It is one of the popular cable cars in Switzerland and so it attracts a lot of peoples here.
The Schwarzsee is a small lake near Zermatt in the canton of Valais, Switzerland. It is located below the Matterhorn next to the mountain ridge and to the cable car station of the same name at an elevation of 2,552 m. Its surface area is 0.5 ha. A chapel dedicated to Mary of the Snows – the chapel Maria zum Schnee – lies on the edge of the lake. It can be reached by cable car from Zermatt. Tou can spend some nice time there and can experience this picturesque location and its climate.
The Wasserauen – Ebenalp cable car is a mountain railway operated by the Wasserauen – Ebenalp AG cable car in the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in eastern Switzerland. The length of the carriageway is 1,514 meters. The journey takes about 6 minutes. The train can carry 40 people in one cabin. The views from the cable car is breathtaking and also it is a ncie experince through the high mountains.
Trockener Steg is a minor prominence in the area between the Matterhorn and the Breithorn, south of Zermatt in the canton of Valais. It lies at a height of 2,939 metres above sea level, near the front of the Upper Theodul Glacier. A cable car station lies on the summit and gives access to the Klein Matterhorn.
Trübsee is an intermediate cable car station by the Titlis Bergbahnen, Trüebsee is an Alpine lake on the Ober Trüebsee Alpine pasture in the upper part of the extensive municipality of Wolfenschiessen in the Swiss canton of Nidwalden. The lake lies at the foot of the Titlis above the village resort of Engelberg. The lake is a hydroelectric reservoir, providing water to the underground power station Trübsee