Tourist Association Kaltern | South Tirol | Italy
Kaltern Pop Festival

'Kaltern Pop' is the name of this new lakeview festival project for music lovers who enjoy good food and wine in graceful surroundings. Click here for further information. >

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The video of Kaltern and it's surroundings. Some impressions of the Southern part of South Tyrol.

The Mendel Cable Car

The longest cable car: the Mendel Cable Car
The longest cable car: the Mendel Cable Car

With 64% inclination you may hope the technology is dependable. And to your relief: the design and construction comes from Swiss engineer, Emil Strub,opened in 1903, the Mendelbahn is regarded as the first electric powered cable car in Tyrol and is the steepest and longest continious cable car in Europe. A trip up the Mendel mountain is already an adventure. And then, there is the impressive panorama view over the Etsch river valley and the South Tyrolean Unterland.

Technical data:
course lenght: 2,37 kilometers, travel time: 12 minutes, altitude variance: 850 meters.

Round trip: 10 €
One way: 6 €
Children unter 6 years: free
The service of mobilcard, museumobil Card and the bikemobil Card include the trip with the Mendel Cable Car.

Note: The transport of dogs is admitted on the Mendel Cable Car. For small-size dogs there is no fee to pay. For dogs taller than 50 cm and longer than 70 cm you must pay the regular ticket price and it is obligatory to use a muzzle.

Attention: The Mendel Cable Car will be closed from 30th of October to 9th of December 2017.