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Funiculaire Evian - Neuvecelle

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Address: Rue du Port, Evian-les-Bains, France
Phone Number: 0450831000

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Great step back in time

This refurbished century old cog railway carriage system is a must for tourists during the summer months. No frills or soft seats, just a rickety wooden carriage holding about 40... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Brian H
Chichester, United Kingdom

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An interesting and FREE experience on an historical element of Evians - it only takes a few minutes and you can then take a walk to several "viewing points" for great views of Lac Leman. We walked back down into the town - and then rewarded ourselves with a nice, chilled glass of dry white wine!

Thank justroby
Chichester, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This refurbished century old cog railway carriage system is a must for tourists during the summer months. No frills or soft seats, just a rickety wooden carriage holding about 40 people running every twenty minutes from the lakeside up to a beautiful wooded area about 200 m above the town.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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247 reviews
141 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a classic of the 1800s, a cable-driven wagon that climbs a short slope, while another wagon rides downhill on the same track and the same cable, with of course a fixed place with a rail doubling where the two wagons can travel by side in opposite directions. Here still everything is manual, with inter phone control, with the... More 

Thank lilliputz
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13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took ferry from Lausanne and had a great lunch in Evian. It is a vibrant French town with lovely reasonable prices restaurants versus Lausanne. We went into the Evian museum then took the train up the side of the mountain, there are a few walks at the top the easy one is 15 mins to the view point park, make... More 

Thank TCinci2015
Evian-les-Bains, France
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is classed as an Historic monument. It runs from mid May till mid September. It opens at 10 am and runs every 20 mins in both directions until 7 pm. It starts just behind the Palais de Lumineire and runs up to just below the Hotel Verniaz. It is also free!!! It also runs late in the evening on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well when you have exhausted yourself of looking at the town and there is nothig better to do then you must do it.

Thank DeepakAhuja7
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33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a great little train to take you from Neuvecelle, at the top of the hill, down to Evian centre. It saves a very steep downhill walk, or uphill climb! It's free and runs every 20 minutes, all day till early evening. We were staying at the Hotel Ermitage, which was the top station, and there were 2 or 3... More 

Thank Ozzie200
Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Free, interesting, and functional. Works for me! 6 stops from hotel to town. Shame it doesn't run in the evening to save staggering back up hill!

Thank SeagullSteve
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Perfect! Great views! The history of Evian! Enjoy the pictures! Friendly personnel! Must to do it in Evian!

Bacau, Romania
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

It has a retro air. It takes you from the upper part of the town to the beautiful port on the shore of the lake.

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