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Funicolare Como-Brunate

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Piazza Alcide De' Gasperi 4, 22100, Como, Italy
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All reviews great view light house funicular railway fun ride cable car shuttle bus takes about minutes well worth the trip swiss alps short trip return ticket great trip enjoy the view worth the effort view of the lake sunny day minute walk
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had so much fun going up the hill for a spectacular view and a chance to walk further up the hill into some cool pathways and the lighthouse view at the top!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jowen93
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a quick bite and a glass of wine. Friendly staff and a 200+ degree view of the surrounding mountains. Fantastic view

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many people are waiting for the train And you have to wait on it it’s cold outside It’s not worth only if you are first or last If you go by Car it’s been difficult road Where is a small restaurant upstairs to brunette and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 268stavrosk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A MUST IF YOU ARE IN COMO, beautiful views of the alps and the lake. Brunate is lovely little town very charming.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tomasot735
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great little excursion made better by the arrival of snow as we reached Brunate We found the sole cafe open on our December day and appreciated their excellent hot chocolate ahead of travel back down the mountain side; clearing conditions gave us lovely views...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank mikebZ2689MJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely a must-do when in Como. It gets pretty crowded mid day so going early is best to beat the crowds. I like that there is a little bar where you buy tickets so if you need a refreshment or prosecco (yes please!) while waiting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Taking the funicular was a quaint experience. For a great view try to be early for your ride as it's usually packed.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Christabel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The quite steep funiculare brings you almost to the top of the hill , where you can get a magnifcent view of the lake , and of the Alps , with the Monte Rosa clearly visible

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank drvelo
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

There are some great views, but generally in December it is cold and nothing to do there. You can take few fotos and that’s all

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 707lalaj
Reviewed 13 December 2018

the furnicular journey from como to brunate and back is beautiful and youe get to see the insides of the countryside as it chugs along. a good exoerince of you have enough time in como.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dishaa S
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25 August 2018|
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Response from EuroTravelLover | Reviewed this property |
You can walk around. There are a few shops, snack bars, and restaurants. Some small streets to explore and discover the area. People live up there. Enjoy!
Chris M
12 July 2018|
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Response from SuSuLemakManis |
Was there 2 weeks ago. My mother was on wheel chair, I had no issues getting her around. At the top, still able to push her around.
13 May 2018|
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Response from nick w | Reviewed this property |
You can probably seat about 6 per carriage (maybe slightly less in front and rear carriages) and there are about 4 carriages. There is also standing room.