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Address: PILATUS-BAHNEN AG Schlossweg 1 | Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
Phone Number: (0)41 329 11 11
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Pilatus, its pinning up

After a short bus ride from luzerne central bus station, taking on the cable car ride to reach Mt. Pilatus is on the list of everyone visiting luzerne. Surprising I saw, Indian... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After a short bus ride from luzerne central bus station, taking on the cable car ride to reach Mt. Pilatus is on the list of everyone visiting luzerne. Surprising I saw, Indian deities Ganesha and venkateshwara while crossing the farm before getting on the cable car. Views are spectacular at the top. I took a child tin beer to relax... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were excited to make the steep incline to the top, but the visibility on our tour date was extremely poor. We were unable to see beyond 10 feet, which suited me as I was quaking, having read how high up we were headed. It began to snow as we headed upwards, then I started to worry about things icing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had 2 days in Zurich/Lucerne and based on the reviews on TA I decided to go to Mt. Pilatus It was well worth it. Very easy to take bus#1 and cable cars to the top. So beautiful and a wonderful way to be in the mountains with limited time. Definitely a must if in the area for a day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great experience. I traveled alone, and it was a wonder experience to me. If I go back again to Swiss, surely I'll be at Pilatus again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must do trip although we weren't so lucky with the weather. Nevertheless we loved the train ride to the top and the equally spectacular views on the cable car coming down. Despite it being spring we were treated to a taste of winter with unpredictable snow however there is so much to see and to appreciate regardless... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad we went up Mount Pilatus. Although it cost a lot of money for a family of 5 it was well worth it and the kids were blown away. We went on a walk through the caves / tunnels along the mountain side. Best morning out - and we got the views as the sun came out while we... More 

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Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent few hours at the top, worth every minute. We took bus #1, a 15 minutes to Pilatus and took the cable to the top. Don't miss this one. Worth every minute

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is easily accessible from Lucerne, which is not far from Zurich. We took a train from Zurich which has a 50% discount so it is relatively cheap. The view on top is very nice and there are people who are trekking in the snow.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pilatus cable car offers easy possibilty to go into the alps. One of the easiest and fastest possibiltiy to go there when arriving the Alps from the North. The return tocket to the highest point is about 64 SFr, which is not that cheap but worth in case you do not have that much time. In case more time,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The trip was well worth it! Too bad that we could climb the two peaks up there, because the snow wasn't taken away and no ropes for security reasons were installed... The view over major parts of the "Mittelland" and some of the Alps is just amazing, the trip in small cabins first and a very modern new and big... More 

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