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Zwolferhorn Cable Car
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Ranked #1 of 12 things to do in St Gilgen
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

We spent a half day whilst waiting for friends to arrive on the bus (st gilgen bus stop is next door to the cable car) taking a ride up the mountain and having a walk. The cable car is an oldie but still a goodie. Cabins hold 4 people so perfect or a family travelling together. At the top there are plenty of places for a drink and lots of different marked paths for hiking. We did the panorama walk which took about an hour and a half with kids and rest stops. At the end we enjoyed a well earnt drink watching the paragliders. Cheaper than the schafberg railway and probably more fun for our family.

Visited July 2013
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“Wonderful views!”
Reviewed July 22, 2013

What a pleasant way to travel up a mountain! It was a very smooth ride and got to the top in about 15 minutes. Once there, you have a very good selection of walks on well marked paths and with varying degrees of difficulty. It was very clear on the day we visited and the views are stunning!

Visited July 2013
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“Stunning counterpoint to the Schafberg”
Reviewed July 19, 2013

Not as busy as the cog railway in St Wolfgang nor, indeed, as expensive but as with the Schafberg the views are astonishing on a clear day.

Visited July 2013
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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“Great views and good walks”
Reviewed June 30, 2013

Old fashioned cable cars, but a nice journey up with lovely views of the lakes. At the top there are bars/ restaurants but also amazing views and paths leading to several walks. Worth the trip, although it is a bit pricey.

Visited June 2013
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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 15, 2013

We had never been in a cable car before but had seen plenty of movies where they get stuck!
This one goes from St Gilgen on Lake Wolfgangsee up Zwolferhorn. From the base you can only see about a quarter of the way up so when we reached this point we were amazed at how much further we had to go. It took about 15 minutes to get to the top.
Only four people allowed per car but as it was not busy we had one car just for the two of us.
The views as you go up are wonderful but when you get to the top it is absolutely breathtaking. You can literally see for miles. You can see four different lakes and numerous peaks.
One bonus was there were paragliders taking off from the peak. We sat for ages watching each of them get ready and then take off - amazing.
One word of warning: be prepared for a frosty reception at the cafe up there. We only wanted a coffee each but the proprietor seemed rather peeved that that was all we had.
Highly recommended experience although a little pricey at about 20 euros each but well worth it - or you could always walk it!

Visited June 2013
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