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Adliswil – Felsenegg cable car

Description

The Albishorn, Hochwacht, Felsenegg and Uetliberg are the four best-known viewpoints on the Albis chain and are linked by a network of walking and hiking trails.
The Felsenegg can be reached from Adliswil in the Sihl valley, just outside Zurich, with the only public cable car in the canton of Zurich – part of the Zurich transport network. It sweeps you up to 803 metres above sea level in just five minutes. When you arrive on the Felsenegg, you will find breathtaking views, a tempting restaurant and countless walking trails.

To the south you can walk to the Albis Pass, to the north take the planet trail (Planetenweg) from Pluto via Neptune, Saturn and Earth to the Sun on the Uetliberg (each metre of the trail represents 1 million kilometres in the solar system).

Altitude: 805 metres
How to get there:
S4 suburban train from Zurich main station to Adliswil, 10-minute walk (slightly uphill) to the valley station, cable car to the Felsenegg
Views: Across the city of Zurich, to the Uetliberg, across Lake Zurich to the Säntis, Speer and Glärnisch; on the ridge walk, to Central Switzerland with the Rigi and Titlis
Attractions: Felsenegg/Albis Nordic Walking Park (six trails at three levels of difficulty), planetary path to the Uetliberg
Food and drink: Gasthaus Felsenegg inn, Fondue evening by the 120-year-old tiled stove
Accommodation: Hotel Uto Kulm on the Uetliberg and at the Albis Pass
Groups: Seating for 90 in the restaurant, seating for 150 on the terrace, various meeting rooms
Winter: Operates all year round, winter hikes
Special comments: The Felsenegg cable car is part of the Zurich fare network, included in GA travelcard
Fully included in Swiss Travel Pass/GA travelcard. Buy your Swiss Travel System ticket

Day trips to the mountains

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Timetable and tickets

General info

  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for: Children, Families, Individual, Couples, Groups
  • Experience Type: Adventure, Nature, Active
  • Needed time: 2 to 4 hours (half day)

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