Herzogstandbahn

Large cabin lift to the Herzogstand for up to 30 people handicapped accessible designed offers an unforgettable view.

Description

Majestic views from King Ludwig II's favorite mountain.

The large cabin lift for 30 passengers takes you to the top station in four minutes. Both stations have ground-level access. Already from here you have a fantastic view over the Walchensee into the mountain world of the Alps. In good weather, you can see the Großglockner, Großvenediger, Zugspitze and the Stubai Glacier, among others. A wide path takes you to the Herzogstand mountain inn in about 10 - 15 minutes. People with GdB 50 or more have discount on all rides. With registered identification letter "B" in the ID, the accompanying person receives free transportation.

Information on accessibility

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Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • There are two marked parking spaces for people with disabilities (parking space size: 350 cm x 550 cm).
  • The surface quality of the car park is not easy to walk and drive on.
  • The path from the car park to the main entrance is 12 m long. It is easy to walk and drive on and has a maximum longitudinal gradient of 8 % over a distance of 12 m.
  • The bus stop is 200 m away.
  • The building is steplessly accessible via the main entrance with a ramp.
  • The ramp has a maximum gradient of 13 % and a total length of 3 m.
  • All evaluated rooms and facilities available to the guests are steplessly accessible at ground level or via a ramp.
  • Almost all evaluated passageways/doors available to the guests are at least 90 cm wide.
  • Exception: toilet doors with 63 cm, turnstile bottom station with 57 cm width.
  • The cash desk at the bottom station counter is 93 cm high and the cash desk at the top station 130 cm high.
  • The cabin lift is accessible via a 3 cm high threshold and a 140 cm wide door.
  • The space for wheelchair users in the cabin lift is 340 cm x 170 cm.
  • According to the operator, up to six wheelchair users can be transported.
  • Seating is available on request.
  • The ride in the cabin lift is accompanied by an employee.
  • Outdoor paths are at least 200 m wide, easy to walk and drive on and have a maximum longitudinal gradient of up to 16 %.
  • There is no seating available.
  • There is no public toilet, which can be accessed via a maximum of one step and has a door width of at least 70 cm.

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • Assistance dogs are allowed in relevant areas/rooms.
  • Outdoor paths usually do not have visually contrasting or tactilely detectable sidewalk boundaries.
  • The entrance of the valley station is visually rich in contrast and recognizable by a tactile change of floor covering.
  • The entrance of the top station is visually rich in contrast, but not recognizable by a tactile change of floor covering.
  • The evaluated areas that can be used by the guest are well lit, i.e. bright and glare-free.
  • There are no visually contrasting or tactilely detectable floor indicators.
  • The signage is designed in clearly legible and contrasting font.
  • There are glass doors without safety markings.
  • Steps are not visually rich in contrast.
  • Stairs have at least a handrail on one side.
  • Information is not available in Braille or prismatic writing.

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • There is no clearly visible alarm.
  • There is no audio induction loop.

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • The name or logo of the establishment is clearly recognizable from the outside.
  • The destinations of the paths are always within sight or there are signs at a visible distance.
  • There is no colored or pictorial guidance system.
  • There is no information in easy language.
  • Information is not displayed with pictograms or pictures.
Certified in the period: November 2022 – October 2025

Address & contact

Herzogstandbahn

Am Tanneneck 6
82432 Walchensee
Phone number: +49 8858 236
E-mail address: info@herzogstandbahn.de
Website: http://www.herzogstandbahn.de

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