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Address: Markt 35, St. Wolfgang, Austria
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Railway to the Top

Fantastic train journey with spectacular breath taking views. Well worth the ride. Always check the weather and look at the CCTV at the station of the summit so that you won't be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 29, 2014
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Fantastic train journey with spectacular breath taking views. Well worth the ride. Always check the weather and look at the CCTV at the station of the summit so that you won't be disappointed.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Have to provide an average mark to get passed the page requirement . The location is stunning and trip when available would be a must while in Wolfgangsee

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

The cog railway leaves opposite the Wolfgangsee boat jetty. If you arrive by bus there is a stop near it or walk down the hill from Wolfgangsee Michael Pacher house. The cog railway has a special timetable during advent. When you get there, there is an electronic sign telling you how many seats are left on each trip. Basically the... More 

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Boskovice, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Cog railway train is having style and is comfy. Schafberg - place from where you can observe the valleys around and spend pleasant few hours enjoying family trip. We enjoyed tasteful lunch in the restaurant there.

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Salzburg
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

You won't be disappointed. The views are amazing ...... and it's a fun ride. A great family thing to do for all ages.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

One of the best train trips that I had ever during the last few years. you will have the chance to see the best view when you reach the top of the mountain. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

An amazing experience. We went on the moonlight special a few years ago, which reduced everyone to a genuinely awed silence. The views of the Schafberg from the valley and the lake are glorious too.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The trains chugs through beautiful countryside offering excellent views. Tickets are purchased on timed basis and there is heavy demand for mid morning departures, whereas departures in the afternoon are much less crowded. At the terminal at the top of the mountain there are two places to eat but they are a good walk up a steep rocky path. There... More 

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Sacramento, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

beautiful views, beds r uncomfortable and fog rolls in the morning and night in october no view except during day.

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Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Amazing view really Wow especially on the sunny day. There are 2 cafe where you can drink coffee or beer with some food however if it foggy don't go you hardly see anything.

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