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Perfect sledding hill

Due to poor visibility we did not take the cable car up. If it was clear, we would have definitely... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2019
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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Spectacular view

I suggest you arrive early before the crowds as we did. Beauty as far as the eye can see, even on a... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2019
Dave R
Ansbach, Germany
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Schwagalp | Urnäsch, Urnaesch 9107, Switzerland
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Due to poor visibility we did not take the cable car up. If it was clear, we would have definitely went up. So we went sledding. It was not crowded and very fun for the kids. It had a restaurant, but we didn’t visit it....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

I suggest you arrive early before the crowds as we did. Beauty as far as the eye can see, even on a overcast day in the valley. This is something for everyone to enjoy.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dave R
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Santis der berg was the highlight of my trip to Switzerland! You are on top of the world with amazing views of the alps and surrounding countries. It is set up well for tourists. We visited early in the morning and caught the 9:00 cable...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic experience and a must if you are in the eastern part of Switzerland. The cable car was pretty packed and felt like a London commute but once at the top it was well worth it. There are also restaurants at the base and peak...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank saifhussain
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I took the cable car to the top, and the views are truly worth it! It's a bit windy and cold at that elevation but you can see 6 countries from the top, and admire the views from inside the building if you really want...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gwawr J
Reviewed October 21, 2018

We took the Tram to the top, and the views were spectacular. From the top, you get the feeling you're on top of the world. On a clear day, which we had, the views go on forever. Even after a very hot dry summer, there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Nana G
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Hiking from Schwaegalp to the summit of the Saentis is an outstanding experience. Keep in mind that this trail is not appropriate for participants who are scared of heights.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tankred W
Reviewed October 15, 2018

one can hike up - only for experienced and good hikers with very good gear. this is NOT a sunday afternoon walk!!!! take the gondola up there. the view is fabulous. restaurant ok in case it is too cold tos tay outside.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fran R
Reviewed October 1, 2018

There are many hiking routs to and from the summit of Mount Säntis. I took the one from Schwägalb via Tierwies. It is a very beautiful ascent, following a narrow path through a rocky mountain area. This trekking tour is one of my favourite hikes...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Traveller87987687
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Santis peak is only 2.500m above sea level and is not quite well known in Swiss. However we found it is very pleasant to see the panoramic view while you have a breakfast at the Panoramic restaurant up here. As a guest of the hotel...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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July 30, 2017|
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Response from BenediktH434 | Reviewed this property |
Weather in mountains can change quite a bit from day to day - I'm not sure about what the visibility will be like in the average September - maybe plan a nice daytrip to the nearby areas (St. Gallen and its abbey district... More
March 10, 2017|
Response from kstaerk | Reviewed this property |
You can use public transport (train, post bus and cable car, check SBB web site). There will be snow at the top, but not at the bottom.