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Pigra Cable Car

Address: Argegno, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 4 things to do in Argegno
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Oslo, Norway
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176 reviews 176 reviews
32 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I love riding cable cars and this is one of them. The ride alone gives me the thrill. We were staying in Bellagio and therefore we had to buy the day ticket for the ferry up to zone 4 to cover our trip to Argegno. In August 2014, the cost per head was €16.30 per person for a day. It... More 

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Grand Casablanca Region, Morocco
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

A memorable cable car ride which slowly but surely provide the best view of Lake Como both on the way up or ride down. One can take an exercise to walk instead.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This was being fixed when we first arrived in Argegno. But it was working by end of our second week. Near beginning of our trip we drove up to Pigra (which was an adventure in itself) but when this was working had to go on it. The times can limited during the day, unless it's seasonal, so only had limited... More 

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London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

One of europe's steepest, offering fab views on a clear day. Worth a trip. Once up you can have a walk about a very quiet village and then come back down, unless you want to walk, which can be done in an hour.

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23 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We love this cable car ride as one can view como lake completely. A great scenric view from the top. My son loved it.

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Beit Shemesh, Israel
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3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

All the tripadvisor reviews were very helpful regarding Pigra cable car but the one important fact that i did not see mentioned is that it is closed between 11.30 and 14.00 so plan accordingly.

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New York City, New York
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67 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I used my trip up to Pigra as an exercise plan but.... it lead to a two hour plus walk back down the mountain. I missed the signs as there is a path down that should be much, much faster. Please get directions in English before you try this stunt... The Cable Car up and down is fun as the... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

Park by the harbour and walk over the bridge past the church. Short walk along the road to the bottom of the cable car. Great views at the top for only €4 return but there is not much at the top. Bit of a tacky bar there but at least somewhere to get a drink while waiting the 30mins until... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We just went for a quick look up and did not venture into the Pigra hamlet itself as we were afraid to miss the last cable car down but it was worth it all the same. Fantastic view on the lake!

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Gharghur, Malta
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Actually if I had to rate the cable car it would be next to zero...very dirty and run down and stopped working (which according to the bar man in Pigra this seems to be a frequent occurence) This left us stranded in the small village in the rain and took us over 1 1/2hours to get back to our car... More 

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