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Mount Pilatus

PILATUS-BAHNEN AG Schlossweg 1 | Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
(0)41 329 11 11
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Ranked #1 of 31 attractions in Lucerne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I have to say I was very happy to do this day trip! the view is spectacular !!!!!! I was told to be prepared that is going to be cold up there, but we were lucky and we had great nice warm weather. We did gold package and took boat back, I don't regret it. It was worth every penny.... More

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Accra, Ghana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

The view of lake lucern & the the city was awesome . We went through kriens cable car . the second cable car which took us to mount pilatus was awesome . We can see the entire city from there . It was a lifetime experience .

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

The views are stunning and the travel to and from Mt Pilatus was fun in itself --a cable car up, the steepest train ride in the world down (cog wheel train), followed by a ferry home. A very fun experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

The travel by cable car and the cog wheel railway line is an experience not to be missed. We arrived at the top on a bright sunny day and could see the alps and lakes, the mountains and the villages below. It was a magical experience. As we were on a tour, our time was limited on the mountain, however... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We caught the steamer from Lake Lucerne which was a beautiful trip. Then travelled up Mount Pilatus by the cog-wheeled railway and spent some time at the top- magestic views! Arrived just as a para glider was taking off-wow! Even though it was a beautifully sunny day, the cloud had started to set in at the peak but on the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

To visit Mt Pilatus, I purchased the Golden Pass and got spectacular views from the train on the way up the mountain. The viewing platforms are great, and views are spectacular when the weather is clear.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Really joined-up transport and everything thought out. You can walk halfway if you want either up or down and there are loads of places to eat and drink. The paths are great and well-signposted.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

There is a full day tour beginning with a boat ride of about an hour across the lake to the Cog wheel train which will take you to the top. Spend time on top hiking around the many vista points well marked and for the adventurer. Ride the gondola down half way to a wonderful restaurant. At this point you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Beautiful, worth your time. Views are great. Unfortunately the weather didn't cooperate when we were there. Great spot to see snow in July!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Starting with the funicular ride up to the top with amazing views, and ending with phenomenal views when you reach the summit. Make sure you bring some jacket and good pair of walking shoes!

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