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Schafberg Cog Railway (Schafbergbahn)

Markt 35, St. Wolfgang 5360, Austria
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Markt 35, St. Wolfgang 5360, Austria

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Reviewed 3 days ago

a short walk from the boat jetty (across the road pretty much) a very steep shaky ride added to the fun. the scenery was stunning. perfect for photos. especially in the snow.

Thank elliot45108
Reviewed 1 week ago

The adverts suggest that you will go to the top of the Schafberg mountain, as the cog does in the summer. However, the cog goes just 10 minutes up the mountain, stopping in the middle of the tracks in the middle of a forest. Here,...More

1  Thank Aidini123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky that it was sunny n freshly snowed. It was one of the most spectacular places we visited. Tickets are 35 euros but it was sooo worth it. The train was safe, interesting and comfortable for the trip at the summit. There is...More

Thank Omaymaa H
Reviewed 21 October 2017

it was wonderful, but if you go, it is better to verify the weather. We were on 15th August, and on top it was very cold (7 C degree) and a lot of fog. Although that we were able to see a little bit of...More

Thank Bogdan I
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Travelled the railway as an optional excursion with Leger Holidays to St. Wolfgang. The journey to the station below the summit of the Schaffberg has excellent views down to St. Wolfgang. From the summit station there is a short walk to the top, where standing...More

1  Thank Nomadtourist37
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We viewed the Schafberg Cog Railway at the beginning of the year on a TV Show "Greatest Trains Around the World". As we were going overseas later in the year, I booked a night at the Schafbergspitze Hotel at the top of the mountain, so...More

2  Thank Susan S
SchafbergBahn, Manager at Schafberg Cog Railway (Schafbergbahn), responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Susan, congratulations on ticking off one item on your bucket list! :-) We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Schafberg and its hotel so much. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon again. Best, your team...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

Tickets were 35 euros each for adults. We sat facing the engine going up and sat by a window. Gorgeous views all the way up. It got pretty warm inside the train and it was quite cool when we got off at the top. It...More

Thank Clara S
SchafbergBahn, Manager at Schafberg Cog Railway (Schafbergbahn), responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Clara, thanks a lot for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your time on top of the Schafberg. However, we are very sorry to hear that the food did not meet your expectations. As we continuously optimise our offers, we will definitely...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Yes, the views at the top are beautiful, just like all the reviews say. BUT my review is about "what to do" or more importantly "what not to do" What is not beautiful is the chaos of getting back on the train, there is no...More

2  Thank Sylvia P
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The train is fun but the most impressive part is the Breathtaking view at the top of the mountain. You may want to spend 2-3hours or more there if you wanna walk more trails.

1  Thank Joann C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The cog railway is terrific and you can get a ticket that combines it with a cruise on the lake. The day we went up the mountain wasn't real good weather wise. Cloudy and cool so as a result we weren't inclined to hang around...More

Thank Peter G
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Sam L
23 October 2017|
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Response from 2013Iain2013 | Reviewed this property |
That's the bus stop in St Gilgen.
31 May 2017|
Response from SchafbergBahn | Property representative |
Dear eunicenyw, from the Eisriesenwelt you can take the bus to the train station Werfen, from there you have to go by train to Salzburg and from there by bus to St. Wolfgang Schafbergbahnhof (bus 150 and bus 546). The... More
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10 April 2017|
Response from GreekGeek16 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry unable to help you; suggest you email them directly.