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The Châtelard funicular

Le Châtelard village (Finhaut)

Starting point of the adventure. The two new panoramic cabins take you on an impressive vertical journey, with a maximum gradient of 87%, making it one of the steepest funiculars in the world! As the ascent continues, the view opens up onto an ever more grandiose alpine landscape, all the way to the arrival station at Les Montuires, some 700m higher.


  • Capacity: 60 people
  • Maximum ramp: 87%.
  • Tunnels: 2
  • Track gauge: 1,000 mm
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Technical information

  • Distance 1.306 km
  • Positive elevation 700 m
  • Highest point 1'825 m
  • Duration 0h10min


VerticAlp Emosson

+41 27 769 11 11


Route du Châtelard 6
1925 Le Châtelard VS (Finhaut-Emosson)

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Location / Access

GPS coordinates :
46.061916097292944, 6.958079338073731

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