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Mount Pilatus

PILATUS-BAHNEN AG Schlossweg 1 | Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
+41 41 329 11 11
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PILATUS-BAHNEN AG Schlossweg 1 | Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
+41 41 329 11 11
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was an amazing trip to Mount Pilatus in last spring May 2017. The weather was fantastic as it was a sunny day. We had ride up through cable car and back in the cable car. The cog train was not operational yet for the...More

1  Thank Shailesh Babu D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A definitive must do. Bring some warm clothing as the weather does change suddenly and being lots of water to keep yourself hydrated at high altitude

Thank faasleader
Reviewed 1 week ago

The weather wasn't great, snowing and cold. Only the cable car runs in winter but not cog wheel train. Unfortunately we could hardly see anything on the journey. It was only whiteout . Make sure you go up to the mountain on a nice and...More

Thank JamesCameron25
Reviewed 1 week ago

The weather was way less than ideal, but the summit was in sunshine off and on while the valleys were socked in. I was able to photograph the Brocken Spectre, my shadow surrounded in a rainbow projected onto the clouds below. Climbers rarely get to...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took advantage of our Swiss pass to go to the top and I highly recommend it. The trip up via cable car is wonderful and down via cog train. It can be quite crowded on the top, so choose carefully when to go. There...More

1  Thank 2acornsOHIO
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an atmospheric ride up the mountain through drifting clouds on a dry September day. Once in the visitor centre were surprised by the size and the shopping experiences on offer. Also a cafe. Prices were somewhat high but expected when everything comes up...More

1  Thank Janet E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got to do. The sledge ride down to the middle station is a must. Be careful. The price of the gondola is one up and down. Not multiple rides each day. They rush you for a second ride.

1  Thank Allan T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make sure it is a reasonably clear day and go up the mountain by using the cog wheel railway. The 360* view allows for more photographs than your camera can handle. It is an impressive mountain view for anybody from Australia. Take the Gondola for...More

3  Thank BVS5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are two ways to reach this dragon rock mountain. One by cable car and other by steepest train in the world. Both rides are worth taking. The view from the top is amazing.

3  Thank prashantwaghamode
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Figuring out how to find the gondola wasn't as easy as I'd hoped. Luckily a lady at Lucerne train station's visitors centre was able to show me which bus to catch, where to get off, and how far to walk to find the gondola entrance....More

3  Thank jebskulker
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14 February 2018|
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Response from Ami M | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you google or directly search on their website. They have the updated information.
2 January 2018|
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Response from Chuxi_China | Reviewed this property |
Eurail Pass is the cheapest travel mode in Switzerland.