If you’re going to Interlaken, you’re 10 minutes and 4,300 feet away from the views of Harder Kulm. Take a funicular railway to incredible panoramas of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains, as well as the “Two Lakes Bridge” viewing platform showcasing Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. This trip into the Bernese Alps overlooking Interlaken is a perfect excursion for both hikers and photography buffs, offering once-in-a-lifetime sights along the way and never-ending views from the castle-inspired and terraced Panorama Restaurant. Those with a Swiss Travel Pass, Swiss Travel Pass Flex (on validated travel days), or holders of other Swiss Travel System tickets will receive a 50% discount. An added bonus ? Children 6-16 years of age accompanied by at least one parent travel free of charge with the complimentary Swiss Family Card. Harder Kulm. It’s never been easier to have your breath taken away.
- The Harder Kulm excursion will leave you with once-in-a-lifetime memories !
- Note that a Low, Mid and High season pricing applies. Click on the terms & conditions link below to check the applicable dates.
- Children under 16 travel for free.
Harder Kulm : Spectacular scenery made easy.
- Includes round-trip travel from Interlaken to Harder Kulm by funicular.
- Two Lakes Bridge viewing platform and panorama restaurant with spacious terrace offers a beautiful view of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains and of Lake Thun and Lake Brienz.
- Hiking and theme trails from the Harder Kulm.
- Live folk music, every Saturday from 28 May to 22 October 2016 from 4pm.
- Discounted fares are valid with a Swiss Travel Pass, Swiss Half Fare Card and Eurail Pass that includes Switzerland, please refer to the type of pass you have when selecting your tickets.
- All child rates are valid for children ages 6 -15.
- Children under 6 are free.
- Children traveling with a Swiss Family Card are free when they travel with a parent or guardian that is traveling with a Swiss Travel Pass. Where noted below, please indicate the number of children that are NOT covered by the Swiss Family Card. Note : these children will be required to purchase a ticket.
- Train tickets and Swiss Transfer tickets are not valid for rail pass discounts.
- Tickets are valid for six months from the date of purchase.
- Operates daily from 14 April.
- Harder funicular railway departs every 30 minutes from approximately 09:10 am to 08:55 pm. Last descent from Harder Kulm 21:40. Restaurant Harder Kulm open daily from 9:30 am to 09:30 pm. Schedules are subject to change.
- Prices are subject to change.
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