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Events 2015

12 July - Rifugio Föisc party

19 July – Alpe Piora party

26 September in Ambrì / Cheese exibition

 

Strada Alta

 

 

 

The Ritom funicular

 

The steepest in Europe! Big emotions since 1921...

 

Experience an exiting ride on one of the steepest funicular of the world with a 87.8% maximum gradient and 786 m of difference in altidude between the departure and arrival station. Lago Ritom guesthouse is easely accessible in only 15 minutes walking distance from the funicular arrival station.

 


The mid station is located next to Altanca village, on the famous hiking trail of Strada Alta (www.stradaalta.ch). The funicular stops only upon request.

From Airolo village you can reach the funicular mid station in approx. 2 walking hours following the yellow sign strada alta.


 

Time table

 

Please double check the time table on the funicular website www.ritom.ch.
Places: 50 - Trip: 12 minutes - Open daily from May until October.

Going up: Piotta-Piora

08.35 / 09.10 / 09.50 / 10.30 /

11.15 / 12.15 / 13.15 / 14.15 /

15.15 / 16.00 / 16.40 / 17.20 /

18.10*
* Not available in May and October




Going down: Piora-Piotta

08.50 / 09.30 / 10.10 / 10.50 /

11.30 / 12.30 / 13.30 / 14.30 /

15.35 / 16.20 / 17.00 / 17.50 /

18.30*

* Not available in May and October