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Tropenhaus Wolhusen

Hiltenberg 4, Wolhusen 6110, Switzerland
+41 41 925 77 99
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Nice location, famous for its special food, but rather closefisted

This restaurant is part of a fantastic project to use waste heat for a tropic house with lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Cham, Switzerland
Nice, smal tropical garden with animation for children

on a rainy day we visited the tropical garden in Wolhusen / Lucerne. this is a smal place but... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Ennetbaden, Switzerland
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Tropenhaus Wolhusen is an exotic place 30 minutes from Lucerne right in the heart of Switzerland. Tropenhaus produces tropical fruit, herbs and spices in a sustainable manner. In our shop you can buy our freshly picked fruit (papayas, bananas, starfruit, guavas, etc.) And our homemade salsas, mustards, sweets and more. The well-known Gault-Millau restaurant MAHOI offers you a creative and exclusive dining experience. All our dishes are made with a combination of local delicacies and our own fresh products. You can take a stroll through our garden, where you'll find around 120 different tropical plants. Every Saturday and Sunday at 10.30 A. M. We offer guided tours through our garden.If you're looking for a unique and exotic setting, come visit Tropenhaus Wolhusen!
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
4 Jun 2017
“Nice, smal tropical garden with animation for children”
2 Oct 2017
“Nice location, famous for its special food, but rather closefisted”
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Hiltenberg 4, Wolhusen 6110, Switzerland
+41 41 925 77 99
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This restaurant is part of a fantastic project to use waste heat for a tropic house with lots of exotic plants. They also grow fruit and plants for cooking so the food is very authentic and delicous. Swiss restaurants are famous for high prices and...More

Thank Pefis
Reviewed 5 June 2017

on a rainy day we visited the tropical garden in Wolhusen / Lucerne. this is a smal place but worth to visit. inside it has a nice restaurant with very good food. actually they have a special theme of "Africa". the entry price is high...More

Thank Rick_5408
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Staff was very friendly, hence the two stars, other than that it's a real tourists trap. 3-4 times more expensive then other tropical gardens we have seen and more a restaurant then a garden. Maybe nice for small kids or elderly people.

Thank Frank_Beverdam
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I really enjoyed the tropenhaus. It was very hot inside, I would say about 30 degrees. And unfortunately I could not ride my bike indoors, it was quite a stretch on foot but it was alright in the end.

Thank AloisMarti
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

My partner and I visited the Tropenhaus in Wolhusen for dinner with a large group. It was a chilly 10 degrees outside when we visited but upon entering the dining area it warms to a balmy 24 degrees. We sat as a large group and...More

Thank Ben G
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Easy to reach for rail travellers, there is a connecting bus from Wolhusen station, which is good, as otherwise there would be quite a long uphill walk. The garden is well-arranged, with a lot of labels and information panels. it is however really quite small,...More

Thank CHvoyageur
Reviewed 16 May 2014

Went with my 8 year old boy to the tropical oasis in Wolhusen. Thank to the gas line crossing the land of the town of Wolhusen, the hospital and the Tropenhaus both have free heating which is why this tropical fruit farm exhibition can exist....More

Thank Timothy B
Reviewed 3 October 2012

This lovely place hidden on top of a hill in Wolhusen features, amongst other things, two greenhouses with a restaurant and sitting area in one of them. There are booklets in different languages, so it is tourist-friendly. It is not just a greenhouse as it...More

Thank eigna44
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