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Mt Pilatus Experience with Gondola Ride from Lucerne
"Taking the panorama gondolas the tour starts at the valley station in Kriens. If you have small children leave the panorama gondolas after a 15-minutes ride in Krienseregg where the playground “Pilu Land” awaits them. After another 15-minute cockpit-like design and large windows it gives you the impression of being in an helicopter - only flying is more exhilarating. Enjoy the panoramic views over the lake of Lucerne and the Alps on the summit and decide yourself if you want t relax on the terrace climb one of the peaks (5-10 minutes) or enjoy a meal in our restaurants (own expenses).The world’s steepest cogwheel railway (since 1889) brings you through fascinating rock faces sparkling mountain streams and lush meadows carpeted with Alpine flowers down to Alpnachstad.Please kindly check below in additional info to see the annual departure timetable from both stations.""""Lucerne’s landmark mountain – a unique mountain experience and an absolute must of your visit to the Lake Lucerne Region. Start at the valley station in Kriens
From CHF58.00
 
Swiss Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Jungfraujoch and Bernese Oberland
"Head to the Lucerne Tourist Information Office in the morning to board your luxury coach. Your multilingual guide — who speaks English Spanish and German — will accompany you throughout your entire full-day journey. Sit back relax and enjoy the scenic drive through Swiss countryside and the Bernese Oberland a fairy-tale wonderland of white jagged Bernese Alps. The scenery is truly captivating and it only gets better from here!After a 1-hour drive stop for a break in the famous town of Interlaken situated between two lakes to form the main gateway to the region's mountains and lakes. Then
From CHF212.00
 
Mt. Pilatus Winter Day Trip from Zurich
"Pass Lake Lucerne before disembarking for a short guided city tour of Lucerne. You'll then continue to Kriens where a panoramic aerial cable car gondola transports you up to 7'000 feet (2'132 meters) to the white mythical paradise of Mount Pilatus.According to legend kind dragons used to inhabit the mountain! Set about discovering the weaving Dragon Path and take in the spectacular alpine vistas.Over lunch (a choice between three dishes) marvel at the breathtaking alpine views. Afterwards take the cable car back down the mountain before rejoining your guide for your coach transfer back to Zurich. Between late October and mid-November the aerial cable car is under maintenance. In this case you will travel up and down Mt. Pilatus by cog"""Join this partly guided coach tour from Zurich to Mount Pilatus for a full day's winter wonderland on one of Switzerland's most majestic mountains. Explore the peak at leisure
From CHF146.00

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Mt. Pilatus daytrip

I highly recommend taking the excursion to the top of Mt. Pilatus. First taking a paddle-wheel boat then by cog train, you expirience a magnificent view of Lucerne 9,000 ft below and the snowcapped...
unicent
Dec 13, 2002

Mt Pilatus - Peak

Once you get to the top of the moutain with the cable car, you have a choice of two paths. The climb up the stairs and the wooden railing can be a little nerve wrecking, but the view of the other...
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rcsparty
Jun 12, 2006

Mt Pilatus

The skyline of Lucerne is dominated by Mt Pilatus. At an elevation of 2132m, Mt Pilatus is not as high as other Alpine peaks like the Matterhorn of Jungfrau. It is the most easily accessible mountain...
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aukahkay
Feb 21, 2006

Pilatus

I know it is very expensive to go up to Pilatus. But in my opinion it is worth every Franc. Take both ways (different way up and down) and you will experience two nice trips. Also plan to spend enough...
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Carino
Apr 25, 2005

amazing mount pilatus

the mount pilatus is the hose-mountain of lucerne and forms a natural skyline above the city which looks very delightful in almost every athmosphere (morning red, bluesky, sundown...) it is seen from...
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bahaiano
Apr 10, 2005

Mount Pilatus Observation Deck

the Outside Observation Deck of Pilatus Kulm is the best way to enjoy an uninterrupted 360 view of the scenery around mount Pilatus and the areas beyond it like the swiss alps, lake Lucerne, the...
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machomikemd
Nov 15, 2015

Central Swiss Alps (Mount Pilatus View)

Off course, Mount Pilatus is a favorite attraction for tourist not only because it is part of the attraction of Lucerne but since the Mountain is the nearest to Lucerne Highest Observation Deck where...
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machomikemd
Nov 12, 2015

Mount Pilatus

this will be my Mount Pilatus Lucerne Viewthe famed Mount Pilatus, which overlooks the City of Lucerne which legend says either that A Dragon Lives on the Mountain (medieval legend) or that Pontius...
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machomikemd
Nov 12, 2015

Mount Pilatus (Lake Lucerne View)

this will be my pictures of Mount Pilatus from Lake Lucerne.this will be my Mount Pilatus Lucerne Viewthe famed Mount Pilatus, which overlooks the City of Lucerne which legend says either that A...
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machomikemd
Nov 12, 2015

Mount Pilatus (Kriens View)

this will be pictures of mount Pilatus from various areas in Kriens.the famed Mount Pilatus, which overlooks the City of Lucerne which legend says either that A Dragon Lives on the Mountain (medieval...
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machomikemd
Nov 12, 2015

Tomlishorn Summit and Observation Deck

The Mountain actually is composed of several summits of which the highest (2,128 meters or 6982 feet) is named Tomlishorn (on the far side of the observation deck) and Esel Summit (2,119 meters or...
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machomikemd
Nov 15, 2015

Esel Summit and Observation Deck

like what I've Said, The Mountain actually is composed of several summits of which the highest (2,128 meters or 6982 feet) is named Tomlishorn (on the far side of the observation deck) and Esel Summit...
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machomikemd
Nov 15, 2015
 
 
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Things to Do Near Mount Pilatus

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Hofkirche - Church of St. Leodegar

Along the Hills of Lucerne near the main Street of Haldernstrasse are two prominent tower spries of the Roman Catholic Church of the Court Church of St. Leodegar, which is the most important church...
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Mount Rigi

Like what i've said,there are three famous mountains in and around Lucerne Area and nearby Cantons where you can go to the top and ski during winter or hike and take a funicular or cable car or...
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Kapellbrücke - Chapel Bridge

final part of my tips with pictures of the frames which were restored and with some burn out remains as reminders of the f1993 fire. this will be a four part tip with pictures of the bridge, the...
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Bourbaki Panorama

As most visitors to Lucerne go to the magnificent Lion Monument, little than most know that the main tour bus parking area in between lowenstrasse and zurichstrasse lies just across the Bourbaki...
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Löwendenkmal - Lion Monument

about a kilometer away from the old town or about 800 meters away from Schwanenplatz along Denkmalstrasse (about a brisk 10 minute walk) is the famous Löwendenkmal, otherwise known as the Lion...
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Glacier Garden Museum - Gletschergarten

the area around the lion Monument houses three attractions. The Lion Monuments, beside it is the Glacier Garden Lucerne (Gletschergarten Luzern) of which there is a stairway going to the garden from...
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Getting to Mount Pilatus

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Schlossweg 1, 6010 Kriens/Lucerne, Switzerland

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