Panoramic view over Lake Constance from the Rheineck-Walzenhausen rack railway

Rheineck-Walzenhausen rack railway

Heiden, Switzerland

Leaving from the charming village of Rheineck in the Rhine valley, enjoy a romantic journey to Walzenhausen in the Appenzell foothills with the rack railway. Take the opportunity to peek inside the driver’s cab. In Walzenhausen, enjoy panoramic views as far as Vorarlberg and the nearby Alpstein area, or explore one of the hiking trails. The mountain railway is also part of the fun round-trip adventure and can be combined with a boat trip on the Old Rhine.

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Opening hours
As per timetable – see homepage
Recommended time
120 Minutes
9.60 CHF

One-time free ascent and descent with the Bodensee Card PLUS (no pre-registration or online ticket purchase necessary)​​​​​​​

Contact address

Zahnradbahn von Rheineck nach Walzenhausen
Bahnhof Heiden
9410 Heiden

Tel.: +41 71 8911852
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