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Funiculaire de Thonon-les-Bains

Thonon-les-Bains, France
+33 4 50 71 21 54
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Easy Peasy with great views

So easy to get from town center to Marina nominal fee to pay beautiful views over the lake the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Elizabethlatzoumaz
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Cute and short ride down to the lake

A fun (and cheap) ride either down to the lake or up to the center of town! Great for kids... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Meaghan B
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Thonon-les-Bains, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So easy to get from town center to Marina nominal fee to pay beautiful views over the lake the funicular allows you to spend more time walking along the fabulous promenade

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

A fun (and cheap) ride either down to the lake or up to the center of town! Great for kids, elderly (the alternative is a pretty steep hill), and those who want to take some photos of the lake during the ride (about 45 seconds-...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Very nice experience you can either walk down throw the beautiful path and go back up to the top by the small train or the opposite. it only costs 1euro and takes only about 10 minutes ride.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Mostly it’s transportation from the upper Thonon to the shore. It’s nicely painted, has glass window for the view, a cute ride.

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We were in town for a friends wedding and fancied a visit to the marina and the Funicular was ideal for access to the shore

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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Good to see a bit of history in action. It's free and you can go up and back down but we decided to walk down. A fun half hour was had by all.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

The funiculaire (cable car) of Thonon is a must. It transports locals and tourists alike from the city to the lake shore and back. Nowadays, the cable car is modern and can accommodate quite a few passengers, the ride only takes a few minutes on...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

If you're in Thonon it's well worth a trip, it's €1 each one way - I'd recommend getting it up the hill and walking back down. There is a park area at the top but not much else

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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

At less than 250 metres long it is not the longest funicular railway in the world but service is regular and saves a long hike into town from the CGN boat terminal. It's terminus is 2 minutes walk from centre of the town. It is...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Great way to go from the belvedere down to the lake at Thonon; The funicular runs at normal French 'business hours', which means it is closed for lunch. Noteworthy to mention that during low season there may not be any staff at the higher ground...More

Thank Sebastien G
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