Image of the city of Felsenegg – a glimpse of Pluto from Zurich

Felsenegg – a glimpse of Pluto from Zurich - Zurich

Nicolas Meienberger
Nicolas MeienbergerPublié le 12 Août 2020

Albishorn, Hochwacht, Felsenegg and Üetliberg are the names of the best-known vantage points on the Albis chain – conveniently connected to one another with hiking and walking trails.

From Adliswil, just outside Zurich in the Sihl Valley, you get to Felsenegg with the one and only public cableway in canton Zurich, which is part of the Zurich agglomerative transport association. From the restaurant terrace you enjoy sweeping views over the city of Zurich and its lake – and a beautiful sea of lights by night.

Heading south you walk to the Albis Pass, while heading north you arrive on the planet path from Pluto via Neptune, Saturn and the earth to the sun on the Üetliberg (1 meter on land corresponds to 1 million kilometers in the sun system).
Altitude: 805m
From the Zurich main railway station with S4 rail to Adliswil, on foot in around 10 minutes uphill to the valley station, cable car to Felsenegg
View: Over the city of Zurich to the Üetliberg, over the lake of Zurich across to the Säntis, Speer and Glärnisch; and central Switzerland with the Rigi and Titlis on the ridge hike.
Attractions: Nordic walking park Felsenegg/Albis with six trails and 3 levels of difficulty, planet path to the Üetliberg
Culinary aspects: Gasthaus Felsenegg, Fondue evenings by the 120-year-old tiled stove
Overnight stays: Hotel Uto Kulm on the Üetliberg and the Albis Pass
Groups: 90 places in the restaurant, 150 places on the terrace, diverse rooms for meetings
Winter: Operates year-round, attractive winter hikes
Special comments: Felsenegg cable car is part of Zurich’s aggoloerative public transport, for which season tickets (GA) are valid.
Please note: Fully included in the Swiss Travel Pass/GA travelcard.
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