Mt.Pilatus Cableway Tour and 1-Hour Lake Cruise from Luzern (Winter Edition)

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73 Alpine peaks and countless lakes ensure a unique and unforgettable all-round view at Mt. Pilatus which is located outside Luzern. The tour off-season (Oct-May) takes you from Luzern just 10 minutes outside the city center to Kriens, where you travel by panoramic aerial cableway on a scenic ride to Mt. Pilatus. Numerous attractions and two restaurants await you on Mount Pilatus. Or enjoy the time on the large viewing terrace. After returning from Mt. Pilatus, enjoy the tranquility of the water and the grandeur of the mountains on a one hour catamaran lake cruise from Luzern to Kehrsiten and back to Luzern. This tour operates only from October to May, when the cogwheel train to Mt. Pilatus does not operate and replaces the well known "golden round trip".

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Meet your tourguide at the train station at the designated meeting point and make your way by public electrical bus to Kriens, just 10 minutes away from the city center.

Stop At: Kriens

In terms of population, Kriens is the third largest municipality and the second largest city in the Swiss canton of Lucerne. It lies at the foot of Mount Pilatus and borders Lucerne to the east. A short walk takes you to the cableway station of the Pilatus gondola.

Duration: 15 minutes

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You board one of the aerial cableways (mentioned as gondola in Switzerland) to hoover via Krienseregg to Fräkmüntegg. Travel time is 20 minutes.

Duration: 10 minutes

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At Fräkmüntegg you change on the 60-people gondola for the final ascent. Travel time is 6 minutes.

Stop At: Pilatus Luzern

Arrive at the mountain station Pilatus Kulm, where a viewing terrace, a panorama gallery and two mountain hotels are located on the scenic local mountain. Visit several attractions at Mt. Pilatus like the dragon gallery, the viewpoint, the scenic terraces and the multimedia presentation. After your lunch and visit, you travel the same way back by gondola to Luzern.

Duration: 3 hour

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The Krienseregg is perfect for families. In the versatile local recreation area you will find marked, varied circular hikes and large picnic areas

Pass By: Kriens

Boarding the electric bus for the 10 minutes ride to Luzern, where you will board the Bürgenstock-Shuttle Catamaran boat.

Stop At: Lake Lucerne

Enjoy an hour full of amazing Alpine impressions! From the boat you will see the Bay of Lucerne with all the landmarks of the city and of course majestic Mount Pilatus, Mount Rigi and Mount Bürgenstock.

Duration: 1 hour
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