The Seilbahns of the South Tirol

Here we are, back on the ‘sunny side’ of the Alps.  Every time we visit this area, we try to have at least one excursion on a ‘Seilbahn’.  The German word Seilbahn (pronounced ‘sile-bon’) ‘Funivia’ in Italian: these are the amazing, exciting aerial cable cars that transport people up the mountain.  This includes skiers and other snow enthusiasts in the winter, and hikers and ‘wanderers’ the rest of the year.  In some cases, they transport workers or school children to and from school, much like an aerial school bus. Read More