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Mt Pilatus Experience with the world's steepest Cogwheel Railway
from US$59,42*
Mt Pilatus Experience with the world's steepest Cogwheel Railway
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“cable car”(945 reviews)
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PILATUS-BAHNEN AG Schlossweg 1 | Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited Pilatus in mid October 2018 solo. I took a train from Zurich (about 50chf) to Lucerne. At the train station in Lucerne there was a tourist information area where I was presented with multiple options for my excursion to Pilatus. You have multiple options...More

Thank charlottejanemalone
Reviewed yesterday

Take the gondola up to the top of this beautiful mountain. You will be above the clouds overlooking grass covered slopes, churches and other mountain tops. Listen to local musicians play their long alpine horns. Good food and drink at the top, also. Take the...More

Thank Kmeyer262
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From Solothurn to Luzern with the train. Bus to Kriens and with cable car to Pilatus. Lunch on top of Pilatus down to Alpnach Steg and with the boat to Luzern and with the train home to Solothurn. Fantastic day and the time table was...More

Thank Brigitte Z
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We just went on the Golden Circle. It includes a boat ride across Lake Lucerne, a cog wheel train ride to the top of Mt. Pilatus is the Swiss Alps then a gondola ride down the other side of Mt Pilatus. A very enjoyable trip...More

1  Thank Laura E
Reviewed 2 days ago

The trip up to Mt. Pilatus was exciting with the most beautiful views of the mountains from all directions. This seems to be the most popular of the mountains crowd wise so plan accordingly. Beautiful way to spend an afternoon

Thank pembrokepines
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The best mountain experience in my whole life, so impressive & beautiful views you can see, I highly recommend it

Thank Amani A
Reviewed 5 days ago

A great afternoon excursion but a pity the top of Mt Pilatus was covered in cloud. The view on the way up in the cable car was very rewarding while the trip down in the train (48% slope) was worth experiencing as it is an...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had a great time at Mount Pilatus. I was part of a tour so we spent a few hours here from 10am to about 1pm. I caught the steepest cogwheel train in the world up to the top. That was such a beautiful train...More

Thank ellissa2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the train from Basel to show friends the sites in Lucerne and went up to Mount Pilatus. This was our second visit up their and found several new venues to explore.

1  Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this place with Globus tour group, not knowing what to expect with its nature and beauty. It was cold when reached to the top and windy.However, certainly worth the trip up in the train/ cable car plus steps. It left...More

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10 September 2018|
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Response from MarkRamboExplores | Reviewed this property |
Hello there. Based on the pieces of advice I received before my trip in September, you shouldn't be booking any mountain trips in advance as the weather may become unpredictable. Booked/purchased activities are often... More
2 August 2018|
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Response from Philliesmama | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. We took the cog wheel train up.