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Fairytales for families

Mirror, mirror on the wall, where’s the most exciting cable car of them all? The fairytale gondola takes you to Hannigalp – a must-do for fairytale enthusiasts and all those who want to become one.

A thrilling ASCENT

Fairytale gondola

Grimm’s stories have been inspiring fairytale fans since the 18th century. Immerse yourself in the world of fairytales together, and let the famous stories cast their spell on you! A ride on the fairytale gondola fits perfectly on your to-do list for your family holiday in the Valais.

One ride, one story

Fairytale gondola ride

From Little Red Riding Hood to The Frog King: The selection of fairytales is large and deciding on one of the stories is not easy. At the Hannigalpbahn valley station, you can choose between ten colourfully painted fairytale gondolas. Nothing’s left to chance, because the pictures already tell you which story awaits.

Relax during the ride and listen to the voice of Silvia Jost as she tells you one of the famous fairytales by the Brothers Grimm! Once you arrive at the Hannigalpbahn mountain station, the next adventure can begin: Many exciting hiking trails are waiting for you!

Tickets and discounts

Off to fairytale land!

You can hardly wait for your fairytale adventure, and you still don’t know the opening times and prices? If you already have a Hiking Time Ticket or a Best Time Ticket, you’re in luck! Your ticket will open the gates to this fairytale world. You can find all the important information by clicking on the link below.

Hannigalp as an adventure hotspot

Fuel up for your next activity

Over a tasty snack in the Hannigalp family mountain restaurant, you can discuss the details of your upcoming hike in a quiet ambience. Because when the mountain calls, this is the ideal starting point for easy, family-friendly tours.


Hiking routes for families

Read more in the Hiking Guide
Return with fond memories

Possible routes into the valley

The Hannigalpbahn cable car takes you comfortably back to the valley after an eventful day on the mountain. You’re sporty and your feet are happy to carry you a little farther? After all the impressions of the day, there are still many beautiful things to experience on the way down. How about a hike to Lake Grächen, for instance, or a visit to Robi’s Forest Play Park? That’s where your little ones can romp around and live it up. A romantic dinner for two is then the well-deserved reward for the grown-ups after this exciting family day in the mountains.

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