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PILATUS-BAHNEN AG Schlossweg 1 | Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
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Reviewed today

This visit was unforgettable! It's a shame that the view wasn't clear at the top, but we still really loved it!

Thank feurosav
Reviewed today

If you're in Lucerne, you have to go up Pilatus. The views are stunning! I hiked the first two sections but not the top section. The trails on the first two sections offer some wonderful views, several benches to stop and rest at, the paths...More

Thank kgrow17
Reviewed today

The title says it all. Amazing view from the top, but be sure to check the weather the previous day before you make your way up. Sunny days offer amazing 360 degree view from the top. Most people opted for the route up via the...More

Thank Victor L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This giant of s mountain looms over Lucerne like a sentinel. It can be reached by public transport from the city.

Thank M V
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took an extended tour with Viking called Pearls of Switzerland. A boat ride took us to Pilatus where we then got on a cog train to the summit. Magnificent scenery, wildlife, and even saw some para sailers taking off. Lunch can be an outdoor...More

Thank Philliesmama
Reviewed yesterday

a nice way to spend leisurely day by boat to mt Pilatus and Cog wheel train, very efficient and enjoying ride also not very expensive

Thank ajaybgarg
Reviewed 2 days ago

You could easily spend an entire day at Mt Pilatus if you did the ropes course, bobsled and any of the walking trails. We were not aware of the ropes course and toboggan until we got to the way point of the gondola where you...More

Thank smithel10
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We passed through Lucerne on our way from Zurich to Interlaken. We had a magical day. We caught the bus from Lucerne station and found signs straight away to Mt Pilatus. The walk was up hill but easy. There was quite a bit of ticket...More

Thank Charli K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on a day that the view was not so great but I must say this didn’t affect our experience. Go in the mid way and travel near the wonderful lake, you can rent a boat and enjoy the quite and views. The mountain...More

Thank emma_ortal
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was a great day and fully enjoyed the trip up Mount Pilatus. Took about 4 hours round trip- bus, gondola, train car and then boat back to Lucerne. We did it in that order which seemed much less busy and our boat ride back had...More

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mollyrkildare
17 July 2018|
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Response from SHTI888 | Reviewed this property |
Hi There are many routes to the mountains, but there is no parking in the mountains.
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alirudfra
15 July 2018|
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Response from Charli K | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure about parking but the wharf for the ferry is right next to the main station on the water side of the museum. Not hard to find at all ;)
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cellyharder
15 July 2018|
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Response from Charli K | Reviewed this property |
I was up there 2 days ago and the weather was forecast to be terrible. We couldn’t have asked for better weather in the end. I put a light sweater on at the top of some of the walks otherwise I was just in shorts and a... More
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