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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$299.95*
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Mount Pilatus Tour from Lucerne with Private Guide
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US$573.89*
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Mount Pilatus Photography Day Tour
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Mt. Pilatus Experience with Gondola Ride

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Up above Lucerne

A place to hide and find peace, even for a few hours. I was lucky about the weather, part cloudy and minimal wind. Make sure you make time for a glass of hot wine on the terrace... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A place to hide and find peace, even for a few hours. I was lucky about the weather, part cloudy and minimal wind. Make sure you make time for a glass of hot wine on the terrace as you enjoy the view. The ride up the mountain costs 57.6 fr but definitely worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely worth every penny. My husband and I traveled here this past weekend, and we will never forget that view!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the cable car up to the summit and oh boy what an amazing view and experience. Full panoramic view of the mountains, the lake the city of Lucerne and breathtaking. Tickets were 57 Swiss francs each and worth every penny. You transfer from one cable to that holds 4 people, to a car holding around 58 people and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were taken here by family in January 2017, and wow what an experience. The ride up was fun and just breathtaking. We didn't know where to look. The higher we went up the more amazing it became. In the winter it was a wonderland but I'm sure the summer would be too. Do not miss this ride.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved everything about that visit. The scenery, accompanies, food, weather and experiences absolutely everything 😄😄😄

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ride the steepest cog train to a marvelous view. Wonderful views of the lake district and Lucerne. Highly recommend the trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a great (and high!) place to hang out. Don't worry about the cold weather, On Mount Pilatus you can have a nice ice cream and take amazing pictures of the breathtaking view.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular experience! Spectacular Views! Loved everything about this place. Picked a winner of day during Spring. The sky cleared for us and it was just magical! Be sure to have good grip shoes, need some level of fitness to climb up stairs for some of the viewing platforms.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being not very good with heights ( okay.. I am terrified of heights, actually) I was filled with trepidation at the thought of making the trek up to Mount Pilatus. Thankfully my companion basically forced me to go - and I am SO glad I did. The cable car ride alone was worth it... such a beautiful ride as you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Very beautiful mountain Pitatus. World's steepest cog wheel railroad to climb up this beautiful mountain in the summer is amazing experience. It's 48% steep railroad. The ride up by train and down by roadway is great experience. We loved the place and scenery around. The view from the top is breathtaking and beautiful. There are small shops and restaurants... More 

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