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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$298.95*
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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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Mt. Pilatus Experience with Gondola Ride

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A Must Visit! Couldn't been any better! Just loved it!

I did a small Europ trip covering 3 countries in Sept 2015 with my husband and I must admit I hadn't heard of Mount Pilatus before and wasn't in our top 10 places while in... read more

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I did a small Europ trip covering 3 countries in Sept 2015 with my husband and I must admit I hadn't heard of Mount Pilatus before and wasn't in our top 10 places while in Switzerland. We just happened to see it online and just bought the tickets. I must say I can't believe it is not so well known... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is impossible to come to Switzerland and not visit the Alps and this is a great mountain to view. You can see into the mountain ranges, through the canyons. You get a spectacular view of Lucerne and some neighbouring towns as well. The lake looks great, but the mountains are the real treat. We were lucky enough to come... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited in January just after a snow. The views are amazing. People are friendly. The ride up the mountain is an experience in and of itself with amazing mountain vistas.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing view & feeling! We took a Golden Roundtrip and it was best day in Lucerne! It's about 10-20F degrees colder at the top, extra jacked would be nice to have!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We rode the tram up and the cable cars down. Awesome views and wonderful opportunity to see snow cap mountains. This is a highlight of Luzern that shouldn't be missed weather permitting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

absolutely breathtaking. best attraction in Luzern. Take the cable cars and go up to Mount Pilatus...the tickets are not cheap but worth every penny. There are two hotel on the top, a cafeteria and souvenir shop.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Essential if in this area to do the Golden Trip from Lucerne up to Mt Pilatus via cable car and marvel at the breathtaking view. Then cog train down mountain followed by ferry back to Lucerne - what a fantastic day and one of the highlights of our Europe trip. We did have a beautiful sunny day which topped off... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The ride up the pilatus in the Gondolas is definitely recommended and should be top on the list while in Lucern. The ride takes half an hour and takes you through the picturesque landscape of Alps. Choose a sunny day to go up and be dressed with warm clothes, since the temperature up at the top may be bone chilling... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked about three quarters of the way up Pilatus, on a hot summers day. We just didn't have the last quarter in us. The views are incredible. Clearer and arguably better, for us, at the station about half way up where we hopped on the cogwheel. The summit is quite commercialised, but does offer great views. Be prepared to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice respite from urban life and so accessible too ! We came as an entire family, took 2 prearranged cable car rides to the top and had absolutely no hassle. We were able to eat a small lunch in one of the cafeterias up there because the restaurant was full. Theres a small souvenir shop and prices... More 

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