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Le Funiculaire de Saint-Hilaire du Touvet

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the steepest funicular French Alps and the steepest railway tunnel in the world! Upon arrival, museum space, path audioguide, via ferrata, two-seater paragliding, panoramic restaurant.
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1 Chemin du Polonais | Lumbin, 38660, Grenoble, France
+33 4 76 08 00 02
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The funicular is not in Grenoble. You can get there by bus, EXP1 from Place Victor Hugo . Itinisere have an app and a website to help you plan the journey. The buses are excellent, fast and frequent. It cost us 2 about E50 for...More

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Only 6 euros for a return trip in the space bubbles to the top of the mountain. Had some bubbles after such a long journey.

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We were in this area for a short get-away in October. My husband planned to leave our car at the parking and took the funicular up to a B&B, then took it down next day. But alas ! He did not notice that there were...More

1  Thank dominique_hwang
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Visited 11 August fortunatley not in the heavy rain earlier in the week. Very interesting 'ride' amazing views (probably better still if conpletley cloud free). Retains most of the original designs and materials in railway so great historical insight. Interesting and informative museumn at the...More

1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We visited during thunder and torrential rain. Family of 4 was approx €42. Very steep and quite dramatic climb. Probably amazing views on a clear day! Enjoyed the trip and marvelled at the engineering but too wet to fully enjoy the day we visited.

Thank RThaya
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The train is interesting and fun but very expensive - over 50 euros for a family of 4, so it would be best to spend the entire day on the plateau.

Thank lgmd2005
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I like to do it, The trip itself is nice, but not exceptional either. The best is what you find at the top: the nice village of Saint Hilaire du Touvet. The best is certainly to watch the paragliders taking off in front of amazing...More

Thank Franck G
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

It was pretty expensive to go up and down, but we decided to do it anyway - it's an amazing experience and who knows if we ever get a chance to do it again ?! Even my mom who is pretty scared of the hights...More

1  Thank Ida M
Reviewed 13 August 2016

It is quite expencive to go up and down, but it is possible to go only up and walk down, there is a nice walking path, we did take the train both ways and it was nice just expensive compared to the Bulles in Grenoble....More

Thank Valey J
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The steepest and probably the scariest funicular in Europe! It goes up at around 80% in places and ascends some 2000 feet. The views on a good day are just superb. Right across the valley and even taking in a waterfall on the way. At...More

2  Thank David F
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