Enjoy Breathtaking Views From

Mount Pilatus

When visiting the Lucerne area in Central Switzerland, this mountain shouldn’t miss on your trip itinerary. You can get to the top by an aerial cableway or use the steepest cogwheel railway in the world to enjoy sweeping views of Lake Lucerne and surroundings. It’s a perfect day trip from Lucerne.

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January 14, 2020

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Willflies, Willflies. With only one change of cableways, you glide to the top in no time. Pleasing panoramic views of dozens of kilometres far will take your breath away as entire Switzerland lies within your reach. Reaching a gradient of up to 48 percent, Railway is the steepest cogwheel railway in the world. It slowly makes its way from Alpnachstadt, passing through tunnels and Alpine greenery. With only one change of cableways, you glide to the top in no time. Pleasing panoramic views of dozens of kilometres far will take your breath away as entire Switzerland lies within your reach. Reaching a gradient of up to 48 percent, Railway is the steepest cogwheel railway in the world. It slowly makes its way from Alpnachstadt, passing through tunnels and Alpine greenery. Mount Pilatus Photo Guide, Mount Pilatus Photo Guide, Mount Pilatus Photo Guide, Mt. Pilatus Photo Guide, Mount Pilatus Photo Guide

Mt. Pilatus from the cableway
Approaching the top of Mt. Pilatus
Cableway station on the top

Stand In The Sky

Pilatus Kulm

With only one change of cableways, you glide to Pilatus in no time. Pleasing panoramic views of dozens of kilometres far will take your breath away as entire Switzerland lies within your reach. The top also offers refreshments after your hiking adventure.

Looking north from the top
Lake Lucerne and the city of Lucerne
Looking south from the top
Animals climbing the steep sides of the mountain
Alpnachstad airport
Mt. Pilatus – 7000 feet above sea level

Through Rocks

Pilatus Cogwheel Railway

Reaching a gradient of up to 48 percent, Pilatus Railway is the steepest cogwheel railway in the world. It slowly makes its way to Alpnachstad, passing through tunnels and Alpine greenery. There are multiple photo opportunities opening during the journey.

Descending by the cogwheel funicular
Pilatus cogwheel funicular
Passing Alpine greenery
Alpnachstad train and funicular station
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By William

Hey there! I am a 19-year-old student from the Czech Republic, who loves to travel and take photos. I've been running this website since January to share my trips with others, give you some tips on where to go, and overall encourage you to travel.

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