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Funiculaire de Pau

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Funiculaire de Pau
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22 boulevard des Pyrenees, 64000 Pau, Communaute d'Agglomeration Pau-Pyrenees, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t believe people on here we’re actually bag this out. Yes, it’s a 30 second ride. But: It’s free. It’s very convenient. It’s awesome that the city pays for it to be there and doesn’t charge tourist to use it. Totally cool. Not earth...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Takoyaki47
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We took the train into Pau so I was pretty excited for a ride into the funiculaire instead of walking up the hill. It’s free, it’s vintage and there is one every 3 minutes. Worth the little trip

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank roxylarousse
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

It was along the boulevard and just a fun free ride to try. Only lasts 2 minutes. Used it to get from our apartment to the train station below. It’s enjoyed by both tourists and locals

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marna01
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

When you take the Funicular up to the main square in Pau or down to the train station, it’s a magical experience.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jclarkebell
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyable link between lower and upper town in particular to and from the train station. Freed of charge and running regularly.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sdmmb
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We were incredibly underwhelmed by this experience. As the 2nd most popular attraction in Pau we thought there would be more to it. It’s a tiny train thing that goes up a tiny hill. The end. It’s a gimmick to do whilst in Pau but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rosegrove77
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We read other reviews about Pau so just had to try out this beautiful example of a funicular; it didn’t disappoint. We paid a visit to Pau as part of a longer day trip in the area including the Pyrenees. We did the trip on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank simmonds_pm
Reviewed 7 May 2018

It goes every 3 minutes and saves you 3 minutes walk, not bad for going uphill and it's totally free

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Guille93zgz
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent service on this wonderful old funicular. Takes you from the station to the Boulevard des Pyrenees easily with a wonderful view at the top. It’s free and runs all day.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Izzi D
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

It was a novelty for us to use the funiculaire. However, we used it to go downhill and then walked back up which wasn't the best idea for my poor legs. It was a short trip, a bit of a novelty, but after climbing back...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JMI42
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18 September 2017|
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Response from ColCogs | Reviewed this property |
The funicular that is directly across the road takes you straight up to the central part of town. It is a manned station so the staff will be able to help with bus timetables as well.
Chris A
18 March 2016|
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it's free
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