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Address: 8, Lido Square, 28838 Stresa, Italy
Phone Number: 39 0323 30295
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A great trip out if you are in Stresa. It was a bit cloudy and misty when we went but we still have brilliant views, well worth a ride. There is a little old cafe at the top... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Too expensive to maintain so it may never operate again. To get to the Alpino gardens take the local bus, probably more exciting.

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Southwest Ranches, FL
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I was unable to ride on this as it was closed down for repairs. So don't expect to be able to ride it when in Stresa.

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cleethorpes, n.e. lincs
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Unfortunately the cable car no longer works. Locals not sure when or if it will be repaired as funding appears to be an issue.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Unable to use this because it is not in use at the moment. The cable car needs repairs and apparently there is no money to do this and won't be for the foreseeable future

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Bulkington Warks
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We were looking forward to using the Mottarone cable car to visit the alpine gardens but unfortunately it was not operating due to lack of funds for the upkeep and maintenance. A bus trip is now required to visit the Alpine Gardens

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Newcastle Upon Tyne England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

TripAdvisor should remove this attraction from the "things to do in "Stresa". Walked all the way from the middle of Stresa to the area where the cable car site is based. IT IS NOT WORKING! Spoke to some locals and they said it will not be operating until at least 2016, but more likely 2017. Apparently it is all down... More 

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Indianapolis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We did this with the grandchildren. They loved it and the views were spectacular. Make sure you watch your times so that you can get down the hill.

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Birmingham, England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It was taken out of use because it was declared unsafe. So far they have been unable to attract a sponsor to help with it's repair. You will however find that the signs directing you to this attraction are still very evident. Don't be fooled. If you want a great view over the lake go to Laveno and ride the... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A great trip out if you are in Stresa. It was a bit cloudy and misty when we went but we still have brilliant views, well worth a ride. There is a little old cafe at the top which makes a mean cioccolata calda

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Don't go all the way to the station to find this is now not working. It seems that they have no funds to restore it and it a bit of a walk to get there and be disappointed

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Address: 8, Lido Square, 28838 Stresa, Italy
Phone Number: 39 0323 30295
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Stresa

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