Seilbahn Hoher Kasten in der Nähe des Bodensees

Hoher Kasten cableway

Brülisau , Switzerland

On Eastern Switzerland's panoramic mountain, you can enjoy special summit experiences with boundless views, culinary highlights and extensive hikes. In just eight minutes, the Hoher Kasten cable car takes you from Brülisau directly to 1794 m above sea level, past idyllic hilly landscapes and typical Appenzell farmhouses. Once at the top, your gaze wanders over six countries (Germany, Austria, Swiss Alps ans Swiss Central Plateau, Italy, France).

You can experience the boundless 360° view on the barrier-free European circular trail that leads you around the summit. In the only rotating restaurant in Eastern Switzerland, where your view changes again and again over the course of an hour. In addition to unique views, the rotating restaurant offers excellent cuisine with local and seasonal dishes.

The Alpine Garden, the plant paradise on the summit, also leaves a lasting impression. Over 300 plant species unfold their colorful splendor there. The Hohe Kasten is the ideal starting point for various hikes in all directions.

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Opening hours

Open daily
26th February to 28th March closed due to revision

Please visit for further information.

Recommended time
180 Minutes
40.00 CHF

Bodensee Card PLUS
One-time free ascent and descent with the Bodensee Card PLUS 

Additional information

Barrier-free access to the summit
With the new inclined lift, the Hohe Kasten can be accessed and traveled barrier-free from the valley station to the rotating restaurant.

Commitment to sustainability on the Hohe Kasten
The Hohe Kasten has been awarded the Begrünerpreis 2021 and was named a best practice example with the Europa-Rundweg and Alpine Garden.
Contact address

Hoher Kasten Drehrestaurant und Seilbahn AG
Dorf 22
9050 Brülisau

Tel.: +41 71 799 13 22
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