Appenzell cable cars, Herisau, Switzerland
Take an epic cable car journey through beautiful switzerland. In the summer of 2006, the new Appenzell cable cars were built as part of a merger of the Appenzell railways, namely the Trogenerbahn, the Rorschach-Heiden-Bergbahn, the Rheineck-Walzenhausen mountain railway and the former Appenzell cable cars. We bring commuters and students to work or training, the tourists to the countless sights
Train to the finish line: Get to know the Appenzellerland and its beauties on a comfortable ride with the Appenzell cable cars.
Line Altstätten – Gais: The scenic toboggan run connects the town of Altstätten in the St. Gallen Rhine Valley with Gais in Appenzell Ausserrhoden. Around Gais the hilly Prealps region invites you to extensive hikes.
Line Rorschach – Heiden: Enjoy an exciting ride, in fine weather in the open viewing car, from Lake Constance to Biedermeierdorf Heiden. Discover the Henry Dunant Museum or hike to the funny Witzweg to Walzenhausen.
Linie Rheineck – Walzenhausen: The over 100-year-old rack railway takes you on a ride from Rheineck to Walzenhausen. The train is a stage in the tour experience with two mountain railways and the ship (summer season) as well as the end or starting point of the Witzwanderweg.
Line St. Gallen – Trogen: Enjoy the varied ride with magnificent views of the Gallusstadt, Lake Constance and the Alpsteingebirge. The stop of the line is an ideal starting point for hikes in the region of St. Gallen.
Line St. Gallen – Gais – Appenzell
On a round trip from St. Gallen via Gais to Appenzell and back via Urnäsch and Herisau, discover the lovely Appenzell hinterland with its typical hilly landscape.
Experiences with the Appenzell cable cars
The Appenzeller cableways also offer special experiences – for example, rides in the open
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