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Mount Pilatus

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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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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Mount Pilatus Tour from Lucerne with Private Guide
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Mt Pilatus Experience with Gondola Ride from Lucerne

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BEAUTIFUL! Worth every penny!

We had a limited time since we were on tour. However, we thought it was worth every penny. The trip up the mountain at 46 degrees is super cool since this is the only tram to do... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a limited time since we were on tour. However, we thought it was worth every penny. The trip up the mountain at 46 degrees is super cool since this is the only tram to do that in the world. Once on top you take in spectacular views. If you have the time there are other things to do... More 

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Mason, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Take the boat, get ticket at window for early cruise to cogwheel area. Ticket taker helpful..one price covers all transportation so hang on to your ticket. Cogwheel takes you to top of mountain, about 7,000 ft. elevation. Plenty of places to walk around or sit, enjoy scenery. Explore the area for viewing as clouds move and shift. Bring the gondola... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped at Interlaken but took the train to Lucerne for the day, specifically to experience the attractions and beauty of the Pilatus Mountain - toboggan run being top on our list. Taking the Cable Car up gives a relaxing, long and picturesque smooth ride to the part-way point where you may ascend further or take part in the activities... More 

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took the vernacular train to the top hoping the weather would change by early afternoon. It was summer and we had been told blue sky was expected later in the day. Once at the top we tucked into our sandwiches and hot coffe from a flask and waited. As sure as up is down the cloud lifted and our... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This tour was hosted by the best of Switzerland tours and it was very nice and well organized. The tour guide was very precise with the time to move on to the next stop on the mountain which streamlined the entire adventure. The mountain was beautiful and is a must see when visiting Lucerne.

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Palm City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wear your sneakers and enjoy the view! I hope you get to visit this mountain on a day of good weather. You will love hiking around at the top, walking through the dragon cave and getting great photos. Half way up are a bunch of activities for families with kids, but I would only do that after you go to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy to travel to the mountain originating from Lake Lucerne. - via cruise, cock-wheel tram, cable car & bus on return. Great view from the top of the mountain. Top recommendation for 1/2 day's visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If the weather is good this offers a spectacular view of the Alps and a wonderful ride up on the cogwheel rail. Careful as this fills quickly at high season but it is worth the views and walks around the top are amazing!

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Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the cable cart up from Krienseregg to this lovely mountain. With nice weather you have a lovely view of Luzern and the Vierwaldstattersee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must for the views and scenery . The ride up the back of the mountain on the most steep mountain car was amazing ,the views at the top breath taking ,and the ride down fun. Also at the top they had Swiss entertainment with Singers dancers and horn blowers. You can hike around the top of the... More 

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