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Ebenalp in Alpstein.

Ebenalp in Alpstein.

The hiker’s paradise in the Appenzellerland: the Ebenalp in the heart of the Alpstein is the ideal starting point for fascinating hikes of all levels of difficulty.

From simple circular trails to a day’s hike lasting several hours, you will have every chance of exploring this beautiful area of the Appenzellerland. You will be rewarded time and again with fantastic views. Moreover, you will be able to take a break or even stay overnight at one of 28 cosy mountain inns.

  • Mountains & views
  • Tobogganing & winter hiking

Benefits

Thanks to the RailAway combined offer, you will benefit from:

  • 20% reduction on the train journey to Wasserauen and back
  • optional reduced cableway journey from Wasserauen to Ebenalp, including either a non-alcoholic drink (3 dl) at a mountain inn in the Alpstein or a return ticket for the cableway journey from Ebenalp to Wasserauen

Offer valid: 3 May to 2 November 2014 (weather permitting)

Details

Attractions.

  • Travel through the scenic landscape on the Appenzell Railways
  • Wildkirchli caves, romantic Seealpsee lake
  • Äscher-Wildkirchli and Ebenalp mountain inns offering Appenzell specialities
  • Suggestion: Höhenbergweg via Schäfler, Messmer to Seealpsee approx. four hours

Information and tips.

  • To plan your travel: Timetable
  • Transfer: the station at the bottom of the cableway is located at Wasserauen railway station.
  • All paths in the Alpstein are marked as mountain trails. The weather can change quickly. Please take appropriate precautions (hiking boots, rain protection)
  • Paths may be closed in May
  • Operating times of the Wasserauen-Ebenalp cable railway: 7.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.; June /Sept. to 6.00 p.m., July/Aug. to 7.00 p.m; 26 July to 10 August 2014 to 9.00 p.m.
  • Information: tel. 071 788 96 41; www.ebenalp.ch; www.appenzell.info

Map.

Prices

RailAway combined offer.

Included in the reduced combined offer price: rail journey (20%) to Wasserauen and back, optional reduced cableway journey from Wasserauen to Ebenalp, including either a non-alcoholic drink (3 dl) at a mountain inn in the Alpstein or a return ticket for the cableway journey from Ebenalp to Wasserauen. Price examples: 2nd class, in CHF.

 1/21/1
Basel SBB63.20121.80
Bern72.80141.00
Lucerne56.00107.40
Zurich main station43.2081.80
   

Offer valid: 3 May to 2 November 2014 (weather permitting)

Further reductions:
With the Junior travelcard: free, no refreshment
With the GA travelcard: CHF 13.60, redeem reduced RailAway combined offer before travelling.

Additional information:

  • The national rail ticket is valid for 3 days. On the Ostwind regional fare network the offer is valid for 1 day.
  • The OnlineTicket is valid for 1 day for the outward journey and 1 day for the return journey within a 3-day period.
  • The RailAway combined offer is also available without the Half-Fare travelcard and for 1st class.

The price examples are calculated for the usual routing.
Prices include VAT. Prices and product specifications subject to modifications.
Prices effective: 1 April 2014

In accordance with the applicable statutory provisions, the licensed carriers shall assume liability for any damage in connection with their operations. Any further liability is excluded.

Sales Information:
HR art. no. 8455
Ostwind art. no. 9109

Purchasing

You can obtain this RailAway combined offer:

  • online
  • From the Rail Service Helpdesk 0900 300 300 (CHF 1.19/min. from the Swiss fixed-line network)
  • At most ticket machines (with the GA travelcard/Junior travelcard: at the ticket counter and online only)
  • At railway station ticket counters (opening hours)

Please note: You can only obtain this reduced RailAway combined offer at the points of sale given above.

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