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The Mountain of the Dragon
There is hardly another mountain in Switzerland surrounded by so many legends as Mount Pilatus. Especially the dragons, who lived here from time immemorial, are a subject of tales and sagas. Mount Pilatus encompasses also an extraordinary beautiful mountainscape, symbolic of the country's magnificent natural splendour. Steeped in legend and tradition, this towering expanse in Central Switzeland offers a magnificent alpine panorama and nature at most impressive.
The best way to become acquainted with the dragon mountain is with the steepest railway of the world (ascent 48%), or the spectacular aerial tramway and modern soundless panoramic gondolas.
To see more of my excursion to Mt Pilatus, follow this link : Mt Pilatus Excursion
Aerial Panorama Gondola
The panorama gondolas take around 30 minutes to glide up the first section from Kriens/Lucerne to Fräkmüntegg at the foot of the mighty Mount Pilatus.
A closer look to the Dragon Mountain
Feed up your eyes with the stunning views of the mountain from different angles. It maybe from the Kulm terrace, from Esel peak or from Oberhaupt Peak. It's just wonderful!
- Hiking and Walking
greentara's Things to Do Tip
So here's what Pilatus looks like, if you look closely at the picture you will see a shiny building and that's where you will arrive.
- Hiking and Walking
At the top of Pilatus, you get...
At the top of Pilatus, you get a chance to play a Alphorn.It was so long I couln't get it all in this picture.
There are four ways to come...
There are four ways to come down from Mt. Pilatus. Hike, Gondola, steepest railway, or you can really have an adventure, paragliding. Who will reach Alpnachstad first?
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