Gondola to the Arosa Bear Sanctuary
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How to get there

Switzerland’s first Bear Sanctuary is easy to access

Reaching the Bear Sanctuary from Arosa

The first section of the Arosa-Weisshorn aerial cableway takes you directly to the Arosa Bear Sanctuary's visitor platform.

The operating times of the resort lifts can be found as followed: 

As an option, visitors can also reach the Arosa Bear Sanctuary on foot: Either via Prätschli on the Ricola Experience Trail or from Kulm via the Bear Sanctuary Experience Trail.


Travelling to Arosa

Arriving by rail
Take the convenient option and travel on the Rhaetian Railway from Chur to Arosa, enjoying an unforgettable journey through the Schanfigg valley. Arosa Railway Station is right next to the valley station of the Arosa-Weisshorn aerial cableway.

Arriving on wheels
The drive up the mountain from Chur on a windy road takes around 40 minutes. Schanfiggerstrasse snakes its way through the valley and climbs 1,320 metres over 30 kilometres and about 360 bends.

Bärenwagen der Rhätischen Bahn


Click on the picture to open the special timetable for the
Rhaetian Railway bear train