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Mount Pilatus

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Address: PILATUS-BAHNEN AG Schlossweg 1 | Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
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+41 41 329 11 11
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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US$ 96.62*
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Mount Pilatus Rope Park Entrance Ticket
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US$ 440.12*
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Mount Pilatus Tour from Lucerne with Private Guide
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Mount Pilatus Photography Day Tour

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Make sure you visit Mount Pilatus if you are in Zurich or Lucerne

We booked a day trip from Zurich to Mount Pilatus. We took the gondola up the mountain, the cogwheel train down and then a boat back to the city of Lucerne. It was a nine hour day... read more

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Troy, New York
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We booked a day trip from Zurich to Mount Pilatus. We took the gondola up the mountain, the cogwheel train down and then a boat back to the city of Lucerne. It was a nine hour day full of the most beautiful scenery to be be seen. I do have a fear of heights but the gondola ride didn't bother... More 

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Medford, Massachusetts
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This is our 6th or 7th visit to Mt. Pilatus. We usually take the boat trip on Lake Lucerne to Alphachstad to take the world's steepest cograil which takes about 30 minutes through the mountains, meadows and rock faces. You will go above the clouds and reach the top where there are spectacular views. On a sunny day, the views... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Do the golden tour! Boat from lucern, awesome train up, then Gondola down. It takes about 4 hours for the full circuit and the views are simply amazing! Well worth the price! Bring warm clothes!!!!!! We went in mid may and there was a lot of snow still!

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In a short time visit, you may find the value of Luzern ! good view and thrill of exploring dragon cave route !

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Walnut, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a part of a Viking River Cruise. We toured Lake Luzern and took the Cog Train to the top of Mt Pilatus and the tram down. Hiking trails are clearly defined with route, time to traverse and total distance. There are several different trails to chose from difficult to very easy.

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Thank Stephen B
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took the gondolas/cable cars both up and down the mountain. First 2 cable car runs I had all to myself. Views were incredible as you whisk along the treetops and see the lake below. The panoramic cable car was the best part, when the ground below you drops off several hundred feet. Plenty of options once you get to... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were there for the first sunny day in May 2017. Thank goodness. The concierge at the hotel instructed us how to get there by bus to the ski lifts. To date, the cog train had not been running, so she was uncomfortable telling us to buy the golden ticket. For us, the ski lift worked fine. We had ridden... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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My wife and I went to the top of Mount Pilatus after a boat ride across Lake Lucerne. After the one hour boat ride we got on the steepest cog way train in the world which goes up to the top of Mount Pilatus. The views on the way up were fantastic. When we got to the top of the... More 

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College Station, Texas
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My friends suggested Mt Pilatus for an adventure out on my own (they had to work one of the days of my visit). It was a quick bus trip from the main train station in Lucerne, then maybe a 10 minute walk up past the church and around a bit. The signs to Pilatus are easy to follow. Here you... More 

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Be sure to take the ferry to the cog railway or cable car. We stopped halfway up and hike the rest of the way and we were so glad we did. The views were incredible. We passed cows, wildflower, saw great views. If you are active - I would highly recommend. Strenuous hike but not any exposure for those with... More 

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