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Medieval Castle And Town Of

Vianden

Picturesque cobblestoned streets will guide you through this medieval city. We will explore a UNESCO heritage castle

Basic Information

Vianden is a small town located in the Diekirch District close to the border between Germany and the Grand Douchy of Luxembourg. It has a population of around 2,000 people and is one of the most visited places in the country.

Photo Guide

Cableway from Kriens to Fräkmüntegg
Looking at Mt. Pilatus from the cableway to Fräkmüntegg
Approaching the top of Mt. Pilatus
Cableway station on the top of Mt. Pilatus

Flying Above Our

Vianden Chairlift

Ride on the only chairlift in Luxembourg takes around 10 minutes. You glide 220 meters uphill from where you can enjoy splendid views of the town, castle, and the Our River. This is a great starting point for a walk through the streets of Vianden. One way ticket for adults costs €5.

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Looking north from the top
Lake Lucerne and the City of Lucerne, looking from Esel
Looking south from the top

John Of Bohemia

Vianden Castle

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

Did you know?

Vianden Castle was listed among the 21 most beautiful castles in the world by CNN in 2019.

Did you know?

Vianden Castle was listed among the 21 most beautiful castles in the world by CNN in 2019.

Looking north from the top
Lake Lucerne and the City of Lucerne, looking from Esel
Looking south from the top
Cableway station on the top of Mt. Pilatus

Liberation Of Vianden

Memorial 1255th Combat Engineers

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. The top also offers refreshments after your.

Cableway from Kriens to Fräkmüntegg
Looking at Mt. Pilatus from the cableway to Fräkmüntegg
Approaching the top of Mt. Pilatus

Did you know?

Vianden was the last town in Luxembourg to be liberated from Nazi occupation during World War II.

Did you know?

Views from the top are extremely dependant on weather conditions. The peak often gets covered with clouds decreasing visibility to dozens of meters only. I recommend checking this live webcam.

Pilatus cogwheel funicular
Passing Alpine greenery
Alpnachstad train and funicular station

Over The Town

Hockelstuerm Tower

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
Looking north from the top
Lake Lucerne and the City of Lucerne, looking from Esel
Looking south from the top
Cableway station on the top of Mt. Pilatus

Tranquil Boulevard

Grand Rue

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. The top also offers refreshments after your.

Cableway from Kriens to Fräkmüntegg
Looking at Mt. Pilatus from the cableway to Fräkmüntegg
Approaching the top of Mt. Pilatus

Home Of The Poet

Victor Hugo House

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
Looking north from the top
Lake Lucerne and the City of Lucerne, looking from Esel
Looking south from the top
Looking north from the top
Lake Lucerne and the City of Lucerne, looking from Esel
Looking south from the top
Cableway station on the top of Mt. Pilatus

Majestic Fortress

Bourscheid Castle

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. The top also offers refreshments after your.

Cableway from Kriens to Fräkmüntegg
Looking at Mt. Pilatus from the cableway to Fräkmüntegg
Approaching the top of Mt. Pilatus

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Hi! I am Vilém

I am a student from the Czech Republic who enjoys traveling. Willflies is a project that features my photos from places I’ve visited and is run to give you some tips on where to go and because I like it!

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