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Funicolare Como-Brunate

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Piazza Alcide De' Gasperi 4, 22100, Como, Italy
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All reviews great view light house funicular railway fun ride cable car shuttle bus takes about minutes well worth the trip swiss alps short trip return ticket great trip enjoy the view walk up worth the effort view of the lake sunny day
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One of the most underwhelming activities we have ever done. You will wait in a long line to get tickets so best to buy them early and return later to skip the line. It is a good thing that the funicular only costs €5.50 because...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Michael F
Reviewed yesterday

Great views from the top and only 5.5 Euros for the return ride. Great town at the top to walk around & take in the views.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The outside of the building looks like a Swiss skiing lodge. Only waited a couple of minutes after purchasing our tickets. Plenty of room in the carriages. The ascend up to Brunate seemed to take forever. Was such a long way up my ears popped...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tinag85
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We try and go early to most things and this is no exception! We got there when one was leaving and we managed to get on the next one but it was full(around 10ish on a Friday). People do push and rush in and we...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 959heathers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For only 5.5 Euro, you get the view of a lifetime! Definitely walked up to the ticket window expecting to pay more. The town Brunate was not as enchanting as other Italian towns but the ride is why you are there!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Azzurri219
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great views of the lake and town of Como. I suggest going up the mountain on the earlier side to experience the shops.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank LuAnn P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By taking a round trip on this old funicular you can see great views of Como from above. It costs 5.5 eur, nice attraction for good value of money!

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank carolyyt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting and a must, get there if you can before 11am. Queue becomes quite long but the whole facility is efficient. Great view from above in Brunate.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GertLondon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

simple trip, lovely view. long walks in the cooler air.but count a few hours for this excursion. a nice side trip if you have the time

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 619leom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The funicular wasn’t open when I went but a replacement bus took me up to the top - the views are spectacular. Quite possibly the best views of Lake Como if you aren’t a bird.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 761kimw
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LavitaC5
March 7, 2019|
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Response from briansit | Reviewed this property |
Yes... Como Lago station is literally 450 m away. Trains are frequent and will take you to Milano Centrale in less than an hour.
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shenizm
August 24, 2018|
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Response from tommY7515KV | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes view points and restaurants so nice to go up late afternoon and watch the sunset have a meal or a few drinks Homes there as well so nice walk around
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Chris M
July 11, 2018|
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Response from SuSuLemakManis |
Was there 2 weeks ago. My mother was on wheel chair, I had no issues getting her around. At the top, still able to push her around.
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