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Mount Pilatus

PILATUS-BAHNEN AG Schlossweg 1 | Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
+41 41 329 11 11
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PILATUS-BAHNEN AG Schlossweg 1 | Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
+41 41 329 11 11
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Reviewed yesterday

Words to describe my visit to Pilatus are, awesome, breathtaking, fabulous etc. Weather at the top was amazing. It was covered with full snow and yet it was sunny, which made our visit even better. We managed to use both the vertical train to reach...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We went up this in December , picked a fine day and it was amazing, views, cable cars, whole thing. In the building at the top there were two men yodeling and two men playing the alpine horns . The views from the top are...More

Thank Tina56Edw
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was one of the optional tours provided by the tour company and I would highly recommend it. The cable car ride of almost 30 minutes took us to the peak and along the way we enjoyed the beautiful winter scenery of snow covered mountain...More

Thank Ade2811
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great trip up Mount Pilatus thanks to the wonderful clear day we had. While we disappointed that the cable car was closed for planned maintenance (a caution if you're visiting at the end of October) I really enjoyed our trip up and...More

Thank Kurt D
Reviewed 1 week ago

No need to make reservations for the bus or boat to the cog wheel train up Mt. Pilatus. However, wait for a clear day to do this trip, the panorama from the top is spectacular. The cog wheel train ride up the mtn. on the...More

1  Thank rund497
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 2nd mountain after Mount Titlis.I brought my 7,6,5 &19mths high up to the mountains by the cable car and gondola and am still in awe with his creations.Such a wonderful experience not to be missed! We didnt pay for anything as we bought a...More

Thank Aj E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the trip up and down PIlatus. We took the gondola's up and the train down. While on the peak we hiked over to another peak. Incredible views. This was the best thing we did right around the city of Lucerne.

1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went by a cable car to reach the top of mount pilatus , took maybe 20 minutes to reach top - spectacular views of the mountains - has a hotel on the top

Thank stanley031
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a Monday, and started with Kriens. From our hotel near Lucerne train station, we took a bus to Kriens then followed the road signs to the cable car station. The distance from the bus stop to the cable car station is about...More

Thank Simply1005
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It shouldn’t be missed if you are in Lucerne! One could easily spend 3-5 hr on this beautiful mount!

Thank pkeepe
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Debra D
28 November 2017|
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Response from cosmopolitancary | Reviewed this property |
No cogwheel Nov to May , good public bus to Kriens cable car station - spectacular ride
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25 October 2017|
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Response from Anna P | Reviewed this property |
Hello! The hotel pass is only for buses and some local tram systems. Consider a Swiss Travel Pass as it covers the train, bus and most museum charges. You can buy when you first arrive and use immediately for your first... More