Cogwheel railway Monte Generoso

Stazione, 6825 Capolago, +41 91 630 51 11

For more than 125 years now, the cogwheel railway has been running along a 9 km stretch of the picturesque mountain scenery of the Monte Generoso Natural Park, from Capolago on Lake Lugano to the peak at an altitude of 1704 m.

The steam train from 1890 is the oldest one still in operation in Switzerland and the trains from the 1950s take the passengers back to the times of the Belle Époque.


VENUES Suitable for families
SERVICES Incentive
Partner Ticino Ticket – 20% Discount

All guests of hotels, youth hostels or camping sites benefit from free public transport in the entire Canton, every single day of their stay in Ticino. It further offers advantages on the access to cable cars, navigation and main tourist attractions.

Reduction on:
Fare adults/children, only a round trip. Not valid from San Nicolao and Bellavista Station.

Fare adults - Ticino Ticket Fare children - Ticino Ticket
CHF 43.20 instead of CHF 54.00 CHF 21.60 instead of CHF 27.00

Validity of the offer:
17.03.2018 - 31.12.2018

The fares and opening periods are indicative, based on the official price list of the partners. May be subject to modification.

Stazione, 6825 Capolago
Tel.: +41 91 630 51 11
Fax: +41 91 648 11 07
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