With its unique 1,064 m view over Lake Constance, Austria, Germany, Switzerland and 240 alpine peaks, the Pfänder is the most famous viewpoint in the region. Whether you are exploring the Alpine Wildlife Park or simply enjoying the view from the restaurant terrace, a day spent on the Pfänder is unforgettable!
Observe our magnificent native animals including deer, alpine ibex, moufflons and marmots on a 30-minute walk.
There is a clearly-marked trail network on the Pfänder, perfect for a leisurely stroll or more demanding hikers:
hike through the valley
The high trail to Scheidegg
3 - 5 hours:
The cheese trail
A mountain route taking in three peaks just above one thousand meters Pfänder, Hochberg, Hirschberg
The Pfänder cable car Museum tells the story of the Pfänderbahn from its original inception to the present.
Visitors enjoy great views over Lake Constance from the panoramic terrace.
The Berghaus (open from may to september) Pfänder Restaurant treats guests with hearty lunch menus, good snacks and homemade cakes.
daily, 8 am–7 pm
Closed in November due to revision
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.Kids
One-time free ascent and descent with the Bodensee Card PLUS
Experience the Pfänderbahn barrier-free
Visitors with limited mobility can use the Pfänderbahn without restrictions. Barrier-free access and entrances and exits at the same level make it easy to get on and off the train. Disabled parking spaces are available free of charge at the valley station of the mountain railway.