A funicular railway runs up to the Malberg (r000 ft.), where is a sanatorium and whence extensive views are obtained over the Rhine valley.
Two miles north-west of the town lies the Neroberg (800 ft.), whence a fine view of the surrounding country is obtained, and which is reached by a funicular railway from Beausite, and 6 m.
Above the plain, commanding splendid views, and is approached on the east by a funicular railway from the station.
A funicular railway runs from the Korn-Markt up to the level of the castle and thence to the Molkenkur (700 ft.
Below Les Avants) there is a funicular railway from Vevey up the Mont Pelerin (3557 ft.) to the north-west.
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.
By rail from Carlsruhe, with which it is connected by a canal and an avenue of poplars, on the left bank of the Pfinz, at the foot of the vineyard-covered Thurrberg, which is crowned by a watch-tower and to the summit of which a funicular railway ascends.
A funicular railway connects the upper town with the central railway station and with Ouchy, the port of Lausanne on the lake of Geneva.