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Ferrovia del Renon

Via del Paese 5 | Train station, 39054 Collalbo, Italy
+39 0471 356100
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very nice ride, excellent views

We took a train from Soprabolzano to Collalbo and it was very nice ride to see a great views of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
name s
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Tallinn, Estonia
Nice ride!

We went to the Soprabolzano and Collalbo Christmas markets, and took the train to Collalbo; very... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
whiteswan2017
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Lima, Peru
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History stays alive on a train ride The day was August 13, the year 1907, when an important part of Renon’s history was written: the inauguration of the Railway Renon leading from the main square Piazza Walther in the heart of Bolzano directly to the plateau of Renon. The Railway Renon was designed on the model of Swiss mountain railways during the Belle Epoque. In 1966, the cog railway was shut down and a then modern cable car was built, connecting the city and the mountain from Bolzano to Soprabolzano. Meanwhile, the historic narrow-gauge railway still runs from Collalbo to Maria Assunta, operating partly with original cars and partly with more modern ones. It is the only one of its kind left in South Tyrol. The spectacular view of the Dolomites along the track is reason enough to catch a ride on this witness of past times. Plus, at every stop you can get off and start a hike on one of numerous trails leading right into the natural green of meadows and forests.
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Via del Paese 5 | Train station, 39054 Collalbo, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a train from Soprabolzano to Collalbo and it was very nice ride to see a great views of Soprabolzano region! unfortunately we did not catch an old train, but anyway we were excited!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to the Soprabolzano and Collalbo Christmas markets, and took the train to Collalbo; very cute ride!

Thank whiteswan2017
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Delusione! Un grande delusione. Lo fanno solo per fare guadagnare a ferrovia e funevia. Sconsigliò ai visitatori e espositori. Disappointment! A big disappointment. They do it only for to make money on the railways. I did not recommend to visitors and exhibitors.

Thank tanydb
Reviewed 15 August 2017

If you visit the Renon region you can take the train to go from one place to another. The train in 100 years old and runs in the middle of an amazing scenery of the Dolomites and the Alpine region of Soprabolzano.

Thank grecognos
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This railway line when opened in 1907 travelled from the main square in Bolzano over 1,000 metres up the mountain by cog railway to Santa Maria Assunta then across the plateau through Soprabolzano to Collablo. The cog railway has since been replaced by the excellent...More

Thank westy54
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We took the lift from Bolzano and enjoyed the spectacular views on the way up. Then we took the train to the end and walked around the village. We were there on a Monday and everything was closed up but it was just quiet and...More

Thank Cynthia R
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is a very scenic railway line that runs along the Ritten Plateau and you can combine it with the cable car. We purchased a dual return ticket from Ritten to Bolzano for two and this cost €30. Well worth using even if just for...More

1  Thank TJO1966
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We took a beautiful ride on the narrow gauge railway between Collabo/ Klobenstein, the start of trail #24 to the earthen pyramids. It is a slow trip through the forest and past small farms. Great views. We even saw deer.

1  Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This little train rides frequently up and down on the Ritten plateau. It brings you to the cable car that goes down from Soprabolzano to Bolzano. It's an excellent way of public transport. Leave your car at the hotel and enjoys this ride. Highly recommended!

Thank Evi55
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We spent one full day enjoying the trip in the Renon Cable car, with spectacular view of mountains, green pasture, beautiful houses until we arrive Sopra Bolzano. Vineyards where you look around you. There we took the train to Collalbo. What a lovely trip !...More

2  Thank Carlos A
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