above the plain, commanding splendid views, and is approached on the east by a funicular railway from the station.
A climate station is established on the hill of Brunate (2350 ft.) above the town to the E., reached by a funicular railway.
The river is here crossed by two iron bridges, and one stone and one timber bridge, and the upper and lower towns are connected by a funicular railway.
Behind is a range of hills, the most conspicuous of which, the Monte Nero, is crowned by a frequented pilgrimage church and also by villas and hotels, to which a funicular railway runs.
A funicular railway connects the upper town with the central railway station and with Ouchy, the port of Lausanne on the lake of Geneva.