Funicular and Cable Cars near La Brea

Photo: La Brea

The name "La Brea" is a reference to the local peasant tradition: in the dialect of Val d’Intelvi it means "pannier", the basket worn over the shoulder for carrying…

Note: Could not calculate driving distances for this card. Distances shown do not reflect actual driving route.

This cable car, one of the steepest ones in Europe—in only 5 minutes it brings you from 200 m to 850 m offering you a spectacular view of the town of Argegno and the lake. Bus line C10 stops right in front of the cable car station at…

Photo: Brunate Funicular

A very popular excursion from the city is the ascent by funicular to the village of Brunate. This fun train made its first journey in 1894 and still today, every 30 minutes, it links the city with an…

The Erna Piani is a mountain resort at 1375m in the territory of Lecco, overhung by Monte Resegone and reached by a cable car, recently modernized, running from Malnago. The cable car was built in 1965 and the town began to be a destination for…

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