Säntis cableway close to Lake Constance

Säntis cableway

Schwägalp, Switzerland

View over six countries

The Säntis, at 2,502 m above sea level, is simply fascinating. Enjoy unique panoramic views of six countries, Lake Constance and the Alpine foothills. The mountain is well worth a visit in all weathers: spacious terraces, walking trails, a souvenir shop and a new Alpine-hut–style restaurant with terrace are all to be found on the summit. Two new experiential installations tell you all about the weather on the Säntis and ice, snow and glaciers. So come up and enjoy the view and the experiences!

Special offers

Enjoy breakfast daily on the Säntis. This and many other offers, as well as a calendar of events, are available on www.saentisbahn.ch.


New experiential installation on the Säntis:

Learn all about the weather in ‘Säntis – der Wetterberg’ (alpine weather)

NEW, from June 2020 onwards: take a leisurely stroll through a second installation, ‘Säntis – die Eiswelt’ (ice world).

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Current weather Berg Säntis, Ostschweiz

highly cloudy
amount of rainfall
0.8 l/m²
hours of sunshine
0h 30min
the day after tomorrow

Recommended seasons


Opening hours

1st-17th January
daily, 8:30 am-5 pm

18th January-5th February
Business interruption due to revision

6th February-14th May
Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5 pm
Saturday-Sunday, 8 am-5 pm

15th May-24th October
Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-6 pm
Saturday-Sunday, 7:30 am-6:30 pm

25th October-31st December
daily, 8:30 am-5 pm

Recommended time
150 Minutes
54.00 CHF

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

The Bodensee Card PLUS is scanned directly at the turnstile. An extra ticket and pre-registration is not necessary.

Additional information

Point of sale for the Bodensee Card PLUS

Experience the Säntis barrier-free
Visitors with reduced mobility can visit the Säntis without restriction. Both the Säntis suspension railway and the panorama restaurant are wheelchair-accessible thanks to level accesses. Disabled parking spaces are available free of charge at the valley station.

Arrival by public transport
The Säntis is located in eastern Switzerland. Below you will find all the details on how to get to Schwägalp, which is home to the valley station of the Säntis aerial tramway. Schwägalp can be reached all year round on well-maintained roads cleared in winter.

Contact address

Säntis-Schwebebahn – Hotel, Gastronomie, Events
9107 Schwägalp

Tel.: +41 71 3656565
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