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Easy way to get up.

Though it is easy to go up, the operators do wait for the entire funicular to be fully occupied... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Luxecarol
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Sydney, Australia
Lots of Fun

We arrived shortly after opening time so there were not many people waiting. The ride was just... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jane F
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Melbourne, Australia
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Enjoy a comfortable, relaxing ride to the emblem of Salzburg City. The FestungsBahn, Austria's oldest funicular, carries you up to Fortress Hohensalzburg in just 54 seconds. Amazing views included!
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Though it is easy to go up, the operators do wait for the entire funicular to be fully occupied, before departing. Very speedy trip up or down.

Thank Luxecarol
SchafbergBahn, Manager at FestungsBahn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Luxecarol, thanks a lot for your review and your visit. All the best, your team from FestungsBahn

Reviewed 1 week ago

If your feet are in agony, take this ride going up and down. It doesn't cost much, so save the blisters from bursting. The queue was a bit confounding during my visit but I was running smooth. It didn't take a while - I was...More

Thank Alfred O
SchafbergBahn, Manager at FestungsBahn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Alfred O, thanks a lot for your review and your visit. The FestungsBahn funicular is really the most efficient way to get to the fortress. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. All the best, your team from FestungsBahn

Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived shortly after opening time so there were not many people waiting. The ride was just short but lots of fun and not too crowded - good views of the city.

Thank Jane F
SchafbergBahn, Manager at FestungsBahn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Jane F, thanks so much for your review and your visit. We love to hear that you enjoyed the ride and the views! Aren't they wonderful? :-) All the best, your team from FestungsBahn

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the way to go to the castle. We arrived early and were the first in line. The ride was fast and efficient and far better than walking up the hill to the castle. Although one could walk up the hill to the castle...More

Thank Deana M
SchafbergBahn, Manager at FestungsBahn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Deana M, thanks a lot for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the ride with the FestungsBahn funicular and would love to welcome you again soon. Best regards, your team from FestungsBahn

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The word itself is fun to say, but riding a funicular is super fun, too. The wait for the ride was extremely short and it holds many more people than one would think. The ride was quick. Worth the money not to walk up that...More

Thank MelissaC380
SchafbergBahn, Manager at FestungsBahn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear MelissaC380, we really liked your review - thank you so much! :-) Riding the funicular includes a lot of FUN - that is so true! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and the ride up to Salzburg's main landmark. All...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cable cars too crowded to take a picture but beautiful view of all around the city and valley. Stairs were easy going. Enjoyed my trip up

Thank trishschmidt
SchafbergBahn, Manager at FestungsBahn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear trishschmidt, thanks a lot for your review and your visit. All the best, your team from FestungsBahn

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The funicular takes you to the Fortress Hohensalzburg. Gives fantastic views of Salzburg. Make sure you keep your ticket to get back down!

Thank mlewiscps21
SchafbergBahn, Manager at FestungsBahn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear mlewiscps21, thanks a lot for this wonderful review and your visit. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the views! They are indeed amazing! :-) All the best, your team from FestungsBahn

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick easy way to and from the Fortress. We kept looking at this Fortress and wondering if we would have to walk all the way, but yes the Funicular saved many a step

Thank JoAnne K
SchafbergBahn, Manager at FestungsBahn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear JoAnne K, thanks a lot for your lovely review. The FestungsBahn funicular really is the fastest and most comfortable way to get to the top. :-) Best regards, your team from FestungsBahn

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending a number of days walking the city this made for a quick, easy and fun ride up to the fortress.

Thank Scott J
SchafbergBahn, Manager at FestungsBahn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Scott J, thanks so much for your review and your visit. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the ride up to the fortress and would love to welcome you again soon! Best regards, your team from FestungsBahn

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a number of days hiking the last thing I wanted was another uphill climb so the funicular was just what was needed. Literally a five minute ride to the top but offers nice views of the old city on the way.

Thank MalcH
SchafbergBahn, Manager at FestungsBahn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear MalcH, it is really a quick ride up to Salzburg's main Landmark. The ride actually only lasts 54 seconds! :-) We are happy to hear that you got to enjoy the views! Best regards, your team from FestungsBahn

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