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Konrad-Lesiak-Platz 3, St Gilgen 5340, Austria
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All reviews smooth ride stunning views sankt gilgen visit st return journey euros per person surrounding mountains two hours lake district sunny day walk up wolfgangsee summit lakes cars zwolferhorn peak
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the ride for the views both North over the Wolfgangsee and Southern mountains. Unfortunately very popular with Chinese and Koreans and because the cable car uses very old, slow technology, it takes a good 30 minutes to work through a medium queue and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Phileas_Flogg
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing view. Scary. Long trip to the top. Cool cafe at the top in the clouds. You can’t come to Salzburg and not take a day trip here to do this. Truly awesome

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank johnhunter7000
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

We were hesitant to go up the cable as the weather wasn’t the greatest however we were due to leave that day so bit the bullet and jumped onboard. The price is steep, so we’ve done it once and won’t do it again. It was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BecM2117
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The cable car ride is superb. The views of the houses as you go up, and then the mountains and lake are gorgeous. Numerous hiking trails lead off the summit. The cafe near the peak offers lovely views, beer and food. Definitely worth a visit...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JG-Blr
Reviewed 2 October 2018

On a clear day, this is a must! Amazing view of surrounding mountain peaks and lakes. Visitors should also do the circular trail. It's easy, showing more mountain peaks.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carmi Z
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Took the cable car as the railway on the other side was a little cloudy at the top. Pleased we did because the weather gods were smiling on this side of the lake and the views were amazing. €26 round trip and takes about 20...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MalcH
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We chose a warm day with amazing clear views. It was the weekend and the Cable Car was busy with about half an hour queue at 11.00 though there was no queue when we got back down at 2.00. We walked up to the very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank wall1s_m
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Yes we waited half hour to get into the cable car but it's so worth the wait once you get to the top for the views!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank natza1989
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Visited however very overcast. A return trip is quite expensive. The cogwheel train is a longer and more cost affective option. Few were queuing for a ride.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NanetteT_13
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful view and wonderful experience.If you are staying in Salzburg please make sure to visit St Gilgen and take the cable car, it is breathtaking

Date of experience: August 2018
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vincentng88
15 September 2018|
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Response from aiiburstein | Reviewed this property |
a little bit less than 30 minutes 😀
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Carmen N
6 May 2018|
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Response from Holsworth | Reviewed this property |
There is a hiking route from St Gilgen to the top of the Zwoelferhorn. The total ascent is around 900m and length around 3km so it is a decent walk uphill and a fairly steep gradient.
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JessC1010
13 March 2018|
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Response from poojabhar | Reviewed this property |
If you're reaching up even at 3 pm and if you enjoy the views in minimal time, in my opinion it might be too late to start hiking down at that time. I am no expert so recommend wait and see what a local expert would say... More
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