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Grazy funicular

Grazy funicular that's what it is and even though the steppest in Europe as far as I know. Early... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
It's amazing place

It's amazing place with amazing view. The train it's so nice, The color of the trees is beautiful... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
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3 weeks ago
“Grazy funicular”
17 Jul 2018
“Lost a lot of its attractiveness”
64% inclination, so you hope the technology is dependable. And to your relief: the design and construction comes from Swiss engineer, Emil Strub. Opened in 1903, the Mendelbahn is regarded as the first electric powered cable car in Tyrol and is the...more
St. Anton, 39052 Caldaro sulla Strada del Vino, Italy
+39 0471 963169
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grazy funicular that's what it is and even though the steppest in Europe as far as I know. Early morning best, afterwards growded.

Thank GaultMillaut
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We had taken the Mendelbahn some 25 years ago. Everything is modern but looks now more like a metro of some kind. The station in Kaltern was under renovation. There were many tourists and so we did on and return with full trains. We could...More

Thank RDWilde
Reviewed 6 July 2017

It's amazing place with amazing view. The train it's so nice, The color of the trees is beautiful that you can't miss that.

Thank Go603650
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Very steep and high but really worth taking it and stand while you get up to the top. We went there as a group of 13 and got a good group rate.

Thank TStiller
Reviewed 1 July 2016

The journey up this steep funicular affords fantastic views over the Adige valley. There are places at the top to stop for a drink/bite to eat, or to just enjoy the view. The station in Caldaro/Kaltern can be reached by foot or by the local...More

1  Thank Kate H
Reviewed 28 July 2013

The mendelbahn is worth taking a detour for. going up the mountain in the train is very exciting and impressive. The view from the top is unbeliveble and breathtaking. While there i reccomend to get a bite to eat in one of the restaurants.

Thank cand555
Reviewed 5 January 2013

If you are anywhere near the Mendel Pass, you should really take a bit of time to experience this attraction. The ride takes you to St. Anton, near Caldaro, and back again (or visa-versa). The views are stunning as you traverse the face of this...More

2  Thank FondoTraveler
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