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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.

Fares:
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.

Please note: Dogs are generally allowed on the Mendel Cable Car. Service dogs such as guide dogs and other small animals, which can be held in the arm or transported in a cage or container with the max. dimensions of 70x30x50 cm, can travel for free. For dogs taller than 50 cm and longer than 70 cm, the standard fare ticket will be applied and it is obligatory to use a muzzle. For small sized dogs instead the use of a muzzle is at the train conductor’s discretion.

Attention: The Mendel Cable Car will be closed from 4th of November to 15th of December 2019.