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Brienz Rothorn Bahn

Hauptstrasse 149c, Brienz 3855, Switzerland
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Fantastic experience

We were lucky. I'd read on previous reviews that if it's ur birthday you get it free. So brought my... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
via mobile
Outstanding Views and a Great Trip

A trip up the Rothorn being pushed by a steam engine is not cheap but is well worth the time and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Enjoy your trip with the 125 year old steam train trough the beautiful scenery of these wonderful Swiss mountains. After passing the forrest, the graze with cows, you slowly climb up to the Rothorn. On top you have an extraordinary view over more than 100 mountains! Don't forget to visit our restaurant on top which offers you a wide range of typical swiss foods and drinks. Just relax and enjoy your day up on the Rothorn!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Hauptstrasse 149c, Brienz 3855, Switzerland

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were lucky. I'd read on previous reviews that if it's ur birthday you get it free. So brought my wife's passport and no problems getting a free ticket. We thoroughly enjoyed it. Wish we'd brought warmer clothes but managed with ordinary clothes. I don't...More

Thank shunky
Reviewed 1 week ago

A trip up the Rothorn being pushed by a steam engine is not cheap but is well worth the time and money. The views from the top are magnificent and on a fine day you can see for miles. It is very popular and it...More

Thank mad_mikeManchester
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unforgettable trip we had me and my wife. You will see a beautiful sightseeing from the top. Lake view was awesome

Thank Saad A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You catch the steam train from across the road of the main railway in Bienz, take the steam train ride up the mountain for spectacular views of the lake & surrounding areas. We left Brienz on a beautiful sunny day and at the top it...More

1  Thank Sharonself
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing view, amazing engineering, perfect day out. next time we'll start in the morning and take a hike.

Thank Eldar R
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This was a very interesting 1 hour train ride (steam driven cog train) up the mountain next to the lake. We used our Berner Oberland 10 day regional pass. As it goes up, there are fantastic views of the lake and mountains and also the...More

1  Thank Larry-Lynn
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This mountain railway is unique in Switzerland as it's all steam-powered, rather than electric. And it's unique in the world for having three completely different generations of steam engines from a century apart, all in simultaneous use. The views are, of course, fantastic, from the...More

Thank recliner2000
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Brought kids back here to form memories like I have of it. Breathtaking views. It is expensive, but children under 16 are free. Also free if it is your birthday (take ID with you).

Thank 5_0f_us
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We had a fabulous time on this steam rack railway - the twin of the Snowdon Mountain Railway in the UK, which we've also been on. Like that railway, when we got to the very top, it was pretty cold and in the clouds, however...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

You do not have to be a steam train enthusiast to enjoy this trip. But if you are, you will be thoroughly impressed. The old steam engines puff steadily up the winding rack and pinion track in a way that would impress even the most...More

Thank FredPittwood
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4 May 2017|
Response from TeamBRB | Property representative |
Good morning! There is no street for cars to the top Brienz Rothorn...You have to take the steamtrain, not noisy at all! It will be a great pleasure, to do that trip:-)In about 8 days You will get all the informations... More
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Riyas K
24 October 2016|
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Response from MartyVon | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I just got this email. Hope the trip worked and you got to ride the train.
21 April 2016|
Response from Kim J | Reviewed this property |
About one hour, very steady.
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