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Chaumont Panoramic Funicular Railway

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Best place in Neuchatel

You can pass the best time at chaumont in the city itself. You can get the local bus from... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Wow what a view

If you are staying in Neuchatel it is a short bus ride. There are a few ways you can go up walk... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

You can pass the best time at chaumont in the city itself. You can get the local bus from placepury. It will take just 10 mins to reach the place. You will get a funicular train there. Take a book and cans of beer with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank ddebbguha
Reviewed 21 September 2018

If you are staying in Neuchatel it is a short bus ride. There are a few ways you can go up walk, ride or taxi. I would ride the funicular. If you want to walk down don't do what we did. We went the wrong...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank karol452
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Be sure to include this in your visit to Neuchatel. Take the funiculaire up the side of the hill (very steep at times) to the top of Chaumont. On a clear day, you get a great view of the whole lake and surrounding region. There...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Neil D
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

You have 4 choices to go up. Hiking which takes around 75 minutes . With lot of tough ups. Ride a bicycle. Be cautious it's a tough road. Take the fenicular and it is free if you have your neuchatel tourist card. Or by taxi....More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank 214rabihs
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely trip only took 10 mins to reach the top the driver was very friendly. We stopped at the Petite Hôtel for a drink. Beautiful views over the lake highly recommend.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank MrsJoMcT
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Great views and very nice train ride (funicular). Very nice for individual travellers and families alike.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Ronald G
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Bus 109 takes you from the train station to the base station, Le Coudre, in about 10mins. The cost of the bus & funicular tickets were included in the transport ticket I received gratis from the hotel I was staying at. Be sure to check...More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank Lexi61
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I've never done anything like this before. It's a beautiful ride and once you are at the top, it has truly amazing views. The tram was full of mountain bikes and excited riders. It was a very fun trip up the mountain.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Amy1918
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Chamount is definitely one of the most beautiful places i visit in my life. The funicular will take you on the top of the mountain where you can see beautiful panorama of Alps mountain and the lake. You can stop for a lunch in the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Jutkiewm
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The ride on the funicular is much more than a simple lift up the side of a cliff - it takes 10 minutes to traverse in each direction. There is a mixture of gentler slopes followed by steep parts which makes for lots of variety....More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Roger P
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Response from 214rabihs | Reviewed this property |
Hello The Fenicular closes on official holidays. During first 2 weeks of October there is no public holidays. Download the timetable: neuchateltourisme.ch/en/transport/rail/chaumont-funicular.310.html Enjoy!