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Dorf 22, Bruelisau 9058, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the cable car up Hoher Karsten for spectacular views. The cable car ride itself was wonderful - as you go higher you can see over the whole valley with the cows peacefully grazing and hardly a person in sight. From the top of the...More

Thank Jackie A
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

This was a wonderful trip with unexpected snow experience. Kids enjoyed the snow to themselves. Not only that, the restaurant is a revolving restaurant with great food. If given a second chance, will revisit this place again.

Thank hlt695
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The cable car ride is steep but there are great views on the way up and of course once you get there. It was quite windy but there are panoramic views of the stunning Swiss landscape - lakes, mountains (some still with snow on in...More

Thank Katherine B
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Went last Sunday to this mountain, ate in the rotating restaurant and just had a delightful time walking the trails and listening to the cows with their bells. It really is astounding and more beautiful than anything I can imagine. My friend looked at my...More

Thank HappyCamperA2
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Fantastic views of Switzerland, Austrian alps and lake Constance. The cable car leading to Hoher Kasten is also very beautiful going up the cliff of the mountain.

1  Thank Orland0_11
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Great trip up mountain - stunning views in all direction to 3 other countries. Nice restaurant and good walking

1  Thank drpeterr23
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Great cable car ride, up through the clouds. Stunning views at the top, changing constantly with the clouds & we had snow up there too. The pathways had been cleared so that visitors could walk around and get views across all directions. The revolving restaurant...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

I joined the tour and went there in mid-october, it's a cloudy day, so on top of mountain is windy and not much too see, but I am sure it should be wonderful during the summer time. You may consider to have lunch at the...More

Thank 954hungg
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is one of the more remote, lesser known mountain locations in Switzerland, resulting in a much less crowded environment and more reasonable prices. The visitors that come here are predominantly local Swiss or from the adjacent countries: Austria, Germany and Liechtenstein. You can take...More

1  Thank weberwest
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The Rockies in Alberta are pretty spectacular but the views from here are much better. The ride up on the able car is not difficult. If you have issues with heights just stay away from the side of the car and don't look down. This...More

Thank woodmister
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Response from Orland0_11 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I've just been at Hoher Kasten... I'm quite sure (although not 100%) that its not possible to hike down from there... We took gondola up and down....looked like the cliffs around it are pretty steep.
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