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Brienz Rothorn Bahn

Hauptstrasse 149c, Brienz 3855, Switzerland
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Spectacular views

Did not know what to expect, were told the trains were all steam engines but turned out they were... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Evesham U.K.

The overall experience is very good although as always going up is more interesting than going... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Patrick P
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Enjoy your trip with the 125 year old steam train trough the beautiful scenery of these wonderful Swiss mountains. After passing the forrest, the graze with cows, you slowly climb up to the Rothorn. On top you have an extraordinary view over more than 100 mountains! Don't forget to visit our restaurant on top which offers you a wide range of typical swiss foods and drinks. Just relax and enjoy your day up on the Rothorn!
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  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
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  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Hauptstrasse 149c, Brienz 3855, Switzerland

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Did not know what to expect, were told the trains were all steam engines but turned out they were diesel. No matter, its a staggering journey taking a good hour to the top and the views just get better and better. Good cafe at the...More

1  Thank norman_white
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The overall experience is very good although as always going up is more interesting than going down However at 88 CHF per person the price is simply outrageous even by Swiss standards. Cost more than the flight from London to Geneva. I am writing this...More

2  Thank Patrick P
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Just unbelievable scenery as we ascend/descend from the summit at 2244 metres and to think it only took six months to build in 1892. The visit to the engine shed was a real bonus brilliantly led by expert Mike, an englishman. Really appreciated

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Reviewed 26 June 2017

I loved this trip - I was so excited having seen photos and I really wasn't disappointed. The journey up through the tree line slowly revealed more and more spectacular views and the last section of the journey where you could see the line ahead...More

1  Thank Joven19
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This was such a great daytrip for us! We have been on many Swiss mountains and this was one of our favorite experiences. We were traveling with our 14 month old daughter and had a whole train section for ourselves. The train itself is similar...More

Thank caleymeeks
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This was the first time I get on a steam train and it was so brilliant. The view of the path up to the Kulm is very beautiful. It was such eager when the train went through the wood turnel which alike a hanging cliff....More

1  Thank Nguyen L
Reviewed 25 December 2016

I was staying in Brienz and bought my ticket with my Half-fare card and the Brienz visitor's card, which gave me an additional 10 percent off. The train ride is an hour each way, the scenery was amazing, the ride was relaxing. At the top...More

1  Thank stormbird
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Journey with a steam train is already nostalgic but this train not only offering nostalgia but also magical views to the Alps and the surrounding forest and village. Its not cheap cause no one also said that Swiss is cheap. But , the view and...More

Thank faozanrizal
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Take the very attractive old Steam Engine train to bring you to the top. You will enjoy Super great views all the way up/and on top. You will find some good restaurants and a nice hiking trail. Don't miss this excursion - Its a must...More

1  Thank petermuellerborneo
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The trip up can be roughly split into 3 parts, you first pass by a "foresty" area, a mid area of lake and mountains, and the top where snow capped mountains awaits. Sit near where you enter the seats if you can. The view are...More

2  Thank tanchinhui
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4 May 2017|
Response from TeamBRB | Property representative |
Good morning! There is no street for cars to the top Brienz Rothorn...You have to take the steamtrain, not noisy at all! It will be a great pleasure, to do that trip:-)In about 8 days You will get all the informations... More
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24 October 2016|
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Response from MartyVon | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I just got this email. Hope the trip worked and you got to ride the train.
21 April 2016|
Response from Kim J | Reviewed this property |
About one hour, very steady.
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