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Pfaenderbahn

Address: Steinbruchgasse 4, Bregenz A-6900, Austria
Phone Number: (0)5574 43316
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Ranked #2 of 16 things to do in Bregenz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic railroads, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: This is a cable car taking you to the top of the beautiful Pfänder mountain.
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Type: Scenic railroads, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: This is a cable car taking you to the top of the beautiful Pfänder mountain.

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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207 reviews 207 reviews
20 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

A boring Saturday was transformed by a visit to Bregenz to experience this cable car ride. I thought it was exceptional value for three of us and the family dog. At the top you are treated to a wonderful vista and if conditions allow, views over lake Constance and close neighbors Switzerland and Germany. If you are really lucky you... More 

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Bregenz, Austria
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Using the Pfaenderbahn will bring you to the house mountain of Bregenz. From nearly at the start in Bregenz, you have a beautiful view over the lake of constanze and if you have perfect weather conditions, you can see over the whole lake until constanze. On the Pfaender you have the best viewpoint to the bay of Bregenz. The Pfaenderbahn... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a must see attraction. The views from the top are simply sensational. You have great views across the Alps and the stunning Bodensee. In winter the mountain views are totally awesome and in summer you can walk down the mountain through beautiful scenery. There is the added attraction of welcoming bars at the very top and you can... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

the entrance is pretty expensive, but the view with the pfänderbahn is absolutely amazing. you can see plenty of Villas and pools, and an incredible view over Vorarlberg. amazing and unforgetable.

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South Africa
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61 reviews 61 reviews
9 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We were fortunate to go to the top via cable car on a beautiful clear sunny day. The views were terrific and the walks along the paths were so enjoyable especially seeing some of the local wild life. A must see when in the area - especially on a clear day.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
10 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I was not aware of this attraction in Bregenz! Exceptional views from top, both on the mountains as well as on the lake.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Don't bother if its cloudy or rainy. Definitely go if the skies are clear. Easy to find, we turned up just before 10, and got on the cable car straight away. Did not bother with eagles feeding time (but would have done if I was travelling with young children). Spent about 2 hours admiring the views over Lake Constance. When... More 

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Scotland
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We went from Lindau on the ship which is about 20 mins.trip.On arrival at Bregenz the Cable Car is well signposted.......even on the pavement ! It takes about 6 mins to reach the cable car station......uphill all the way ! There is a café adjacent to the top station with wonderful views over Lake Constance,+ a panoramic map for you... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

we went from Lindau to bregenz via cruise. Then via cable car to pfanderbahn.It was excellent view. It is must place to visit specially when wheather is rainy to see the different layers of cloud around you. scenic beauty from pfanderbahn during bright & sunny day. You can purchase Drinks (Beer & othere drinks) & food there and

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Excellent views & good walking areas at the top. Good to see the animals as well, particularly the Moufflons.

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