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Schauinslandbahn cable car
Schauinslandbahn cable car
With the longest circulating cable car in Germany, you will soar 3.6 km upwards to 1,220m in 20 minutes, covering an elevation gain of almost 750 m. Enjoy the most comfortable and environmentally friendly way of climbing Freiburg's landmark mountain (1,284m) and the magnificent panoramic views of Freiburg and the Rhine valley across to the blue band of the Vosges at any time of the year. Your individual Bergwelt day of recreation or relaxation starts from the upper station. The Schauinsland cable car operates continuously as required – so one of the 37 cabins will be waiting when you want to climb aboard.
It was opened on 17 July 1930, as the first large-cabin circulating cable car in the world, and reconstructed in 1987/88 as Germany's first automatic cable car with no conductors and space for more than four people in each cabin.
Hours: October - June 9am - 5pm, July - September 9am - 6pm.
Prices: Rountrip 11.50 € Adults 10.50 €, Concessions, 7 &euro for children ages 6-14, family fares from 16.50 €.
Address: Bohrerstrasse 11, 79289 Horben
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