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Funiculaire Moleson sur Gruyeres

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Smooth ride

We took the funicular from Moléson-sur-Gruyères to Plan-Francey, then hiked to the top and then... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Washington, DC
Moleson visit

Good parking at bottom station Took fuicular & Cable car to top station. Walked the short dsitance... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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Gruyeres 1662, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the funicular from Moléson-sur-Gruyères to Plan-Francey, then hiked to the top and then back to the bottom. We did get a slight discount with the Swiss Pass. Easy bus connection from Gruyeres. Beautiful lookout with facilities and a restaurant at the top. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sberry20
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Good parking at bottom station Took fuicular & Cable car to top station. Walked the short dsitance to the top of the Moleson hill. Descewnded & then walked a short way along the Tremetta ridge stopping by the cross for our picnic & photos ....More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank brigdave
Reviewed 1 September 2018

It was a great experience to witness all this stunning panoramic view . Doing it during winter added more beauty going through clouds, & watching the snow covering the mountains & the trees. كانت تجربة شاهدت فيهاً كمية هائلة من الجنال، و خاصة كونه تمت...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ahmadam6
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Really loved this, even though I was slightly nervous about the cable car portion! Very fun with great views, I went up the funicular and then cable car all the way to the summit. You can see forever on a clear day but even when...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Artlessgrace
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The views from atop are just stunning (make sure that the weather is clear enough and that Le Moleson is not covered with a cloud). You can make a few easy hikes along the ridges or sit on a bench at the top of Le...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andrey K
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Check into the summer special in the evening, which we lucked into. Beautiful scenery, and ate at the cafe at the top. A very memorable start to our vacation!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank aventine
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Fun adventure with great views if traveling near Gruyeres, but a bit costly. You can take the funicular to the top of the mountain or hike, we chose to hike to the half-way point and then ride up the rest of the way. The hike...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank AmandadotB
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Expensive but definitely worth it for the views. You feel as though you are on top of the world! Coffee at the top is also expensive! No time limit on how long you can stay at the top with the cable car and furnicular running...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Karen A
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Very funny option for all family with winter sports or beautiful view from the mountain. Just some minutes away from Gruyere with an hourly bus. Good restaurant at the top with an amazing view (if the weather allows).

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We were staying 4 nights In Gruyeres and after exploring the medieval walled town we planned some day trips nearby. One of these was to Mont Moleson, one of the highest peaks of the pre Alps. The local # 263 bus runs from the Gruyeres...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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20 August 2018|
Response from Artlessgrace | Reviewed this property |
There was one on my car going up!