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Funicolare Sacro Monte

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pleasant experience

It looks a little tire but it does the job very well get onboard and let it take you to the top to... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2019
Zurich, Switzerland
Fast way to conquer the mountain

The Funicolare is a super fast and cheap way to reach the top of Sacro Monte. A ticket costs only 1... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
Leuven, Belgium
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  • Terrible4%
Feb 10, 2019
“pleasant experience”
Oct 28, 2018
“Lovely journey down the hillside”
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

It looks a little tire but it does the job very well get onboard and let it take you to the top to enjoy the view

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed October 28, 2018

This is lovely to use to come back down from the pilgrimage walk past the 15 chapels to the UNESCO heritage of Sacre Monte. Check when it opens-when we were there it was only weekends. Only costs 1 Euro each and is a coin machine...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

The day before we walked the Pilgramage route which was fascinating, at the top we found a lovely bar restaurant colnne and had a beer. So impressed with the restaurant and views the next day we took the Funicolare to Colnne and had Sunday lunch...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

The Funicolare is a super fast and cheap way to reach the top of Sacro Monte. A ticket costs only 1 euro. You need coins to pay for the ticket, but there is a machine that changes money available, so no worries. The ride only...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank CarolienBAC
Reviewed September 25, 2016

The Funicolare ran weekends when we were there, and the bus to Sacre Monte, where we lived, stopped at the bottom to let us take the last part on the Funicolare-so steep! Took us right to our Hotel Colonne. Try if you can!

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank AuntMom
Reviewed August 24, 2016

It´s a ride up the hill about 5/7 min to a place with a fantastic views form the lake and Como. To visit.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 14, 2016

Only works on Sat. and Sun. in summer and religious holidays. Few buses go all the way to it so you have a long walk to get to it and it only takes you two-thirds of the way up Sacro Monte and so is hopeless...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank argentesi
Reviewed May 10, 2016

A short ride but fabulous views from the top. The monastery is well worth a visit. Be aware that parts close noon to 2.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank sharon33191
Reviewed March 1, 2016

A visit to Sacre Monte is a must for anybody visiting the Varese area. Probably the best way to get there is by using the funicolare, which takes you sedately to the top whilst enjoying the most spectacular views.

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank OlderGuy1956
Reviewed August 9, 2015

We used the Funicolare up to Sacro Monte because we could not find the walking path in the beginning. It is a good alternative if you prefer to walk the chapels way down. You get a beautiful view over the valley and it only takes...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank sabtmue
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