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WELL WORTH A VISIT

This Funicular Railway was the first electric one in Italy ( in 1908) and from 2000 the first to... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
JeffTheChairman
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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old train to go to the Sanctuary of Virgin Mary

beautiful view of the city and nice Sanctuary of very loved Virgin Mary who is adored and loved by... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
piffero48
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London, United Kingdom
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7 May 2017
“WELL WORTH A VISIT”
8 Feb 2017
“old train to go to the Sanctuary of Virgin Mary”
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This Funicular Railway was the first electric one in Italy ( in 1908) and from 2000 the first to run on solar panels Well over 100 meters height drop with some amazing views Don't miss it

Thank JeffTheChairman
Reviewed 8 February 2017

beautiful view of the city and nice Sanctuary of very loved Virgin Mary who is adored and loved by any kind of people in Tuscany

Thank piffero48
Reviewed 23 August 2016

OK I am a little Bias, as my wife family come from Montenero, but this place is magical, her uncle used to drive the Funicolare when it was manual but now it is all automated, it is still fun to do and a great way...More

Thank RJMSUK
Reviewed 12 July 2016

I warmly recommend this experience not only for adults....take your children trying a means of transportation of the past....It only takes some minutes to get to the Santuario of Montenero. Its ticket is not expensive and this little trip gives you good views. Try it!

Thank Roberto V
Reviewed 20 November 2015

A great experience. Not expensive and it was a good outing and ride to the top. The ride was incorporated in the ticket for the hop on hop off bus. A few small stalls at the mountain. There was only a small cafe which was...More

Thank christineworden
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Really, it's the only practical way of getting to the sanctuary, at least if you're on foot (get there by bus No. 2 - catch on Via Grande). It's billed as an attraction, but in and of itself, there's not much to it. It's quaint...More

1  Thank iainthepict
Reviewed 23 August 2015

an unusual way of moving. It is an ancient little gauge railway built about a century ago to transport people from and to the Montenero sanctuary. A very short travel, bur an unusual and fun one, expecially for kids

2  Thank giorgio05051964
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Visited Montenero on the tourist bus during the afternoon. Great views across Tuscant. There was only a cafe open at the time of our visit, but would imagine there would be restaurants open in the evening. You can get the local bus from Livorno to...More

Thank MMcLiverpool
Reviewed 8 April 2015

This cable car was opened in 1908 and is the easiest way to get to Sanctuary di Montenero. There are 2 cars going up and down the hill with an interval of 20 minutes. And if you missed a car, it's definitely worth waiting for...More

2  Thank Tatiana1507
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