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Address: Steinbruchgasse 4, Bregenz 6900, Austria
Phone Number: +43 5574 42 160-0
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This is a cable car taking you to the top of the beautiful Pfänder...

This is a cable car taking you to the top of the beautiful Pfänder mountain.

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Pfaenderbahn - view down on the lake

Pfaenderbahn is a very nice attraction located Close to the lake of constanz (Bodensee). Going up by cable car or even better Walking/hiking up the approx. 600m altitude from base... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Dornbirn, Austria
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Dornbirn, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pfaenderbahn is a very nice attraction located Close to the lake of constanz (Bodensee). Going up by cable car or even better Walking/hiking up the approx. 600m altitude from base to top guarantees a fantastic view on the lake and the "city" of Bregenz. If you visit this place in spring or autumn when the days are shorter on nice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went up to have a nice view of the Bodensee. Sadly the weather turned as soon as we were up and couldn't see too far. But we got the idea and enjoyed the moment. Had a drink at the restaurant and went back down again. Prices were reasonable.

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Thank Bas K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place had great views. Make sure to check and double check the weather when you decide to go. We happened to go on a day when it was projected to rain. Luckily, we went early on in the day and were able to see almost everything before the rain. Don't forget to take a jacket as the temperature is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can see three countries on a clear day but the best view is straight down over the tops of the towering pines. They smell good too. The alpine village with animals at the top is a treat, and the music of cowbells on the cows and sheep is mesmerizing. Children will love it. And adults can burn a few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We took the cable car up, enjoyed the views, walked through the animal farm then decided to walk down. Highly recommend as the views off and on down were incredible. Wear durable shoes/ boots as the terrain is quite rocky and lots of roots. In some places we were holding a rope coming down so it's not that easy but... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Bregenz invites outside the internationally renowned Bregenz Festival for a stroll. It is worth taking the cable car ride to the Bregenz local mountain Pfänder, approximately 1000 m in good weather. Good view of an impressive alpine scenery to the Bernese Alps, the Rheinzufluß in Lake Constance, Lindau, etc. Recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Views are lovely and pretty cheap quick ride up the cablecar. Worth the trip, but not much choice for good food, which is to be expected I guess. However, as a starting point for some lovely walks, it's very accessible.

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Thank RonaldJCoote
Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Taking this cable-car on mount Pfänder on the western side of Bregenz takes you from an altitude of 400m (Bregenz city) to over 1000m and a very nice view of Lake Constance (German: der Bodensee). There's also a small zoo there on top of the mountain, but compared to other zoos, this one is small and unimpressive. Still, relaxing on... More 

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new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Great detour on our Lake Constance cycling tour! Luckily we met someone who told us to take our bicycles on the cable car with us! The views on top were great, and cycling down through forests/waterfalls was beautiful. Ask at the souvenir stand for directions down if you need them- we did. Also, it is definitely chillier up top- bring... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

While the ride and scenery are quite nice, the conditions at the animal farm are rather unpleasant; definitely not recommended!

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