Mount Pilatus Tour, Switzerland

About Mount Pilatus, Switzerland: Mount Pilatus Switzerland is also referred to be the mountain massif which overlooks Lucerne in Central Switzerland and it is composed of several peaks with the highest being 2,128m named as Tomlishhom. The iconic Pilatus above Lucerne is also known to be a whole mountain range which stretches from Lopper and also opposite from Stansstad along the western border.According to the medieval legend there were dragons with healing powers which use to live on mountains and the meaning of the “pileatus” means “cloud topped”. The mountain also has a fortified radar which is part of the FLORAKO system and also has weather stations on Oberhaupt Summit which is not open to public view and used all the year around.

How can Reach : Mount Pilatus is the part of the Lucerne city, Switzerland country. It is well connected with Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Lausanne cities by road.

"Alpnachstad" is the nearest railway station which is just 1.2 KM far from "Mount Pilatus". Tourists can get here train to Zurich and Geneva cities.

"Zurich Airport" is the nearest airport which is situated just 69.3 KM distance from "Mount Pilatus". Tourists can get here flights to Domestic and International cities.

Entrance Fee (Entry Fee - Tickets):Natur-Museum Luzern

CHF 10 : Adults (above 27 years old)

CHF 8 : Student (17 to 26 years)

CHF 3 : Children (6 to 16 years)

FREE : Under 5 Years old

Visit Timings (Open Hours):Natur-Museum Luzern

10 am to 5 pm : Tuesday to Sunday

Closed : Monday

Tourists Information Centre Address: Schlossweg 8, 6010 Kriens, Switzerland

Locations: Lucerne, Switzerland

Elevation : 2132 metres

Parent peak: Brienzer Rothorn

Summer Season : June to August

Winter Season : November to February

Tourist Attractions: Blumenpfad (Hiking area), Pilatus Hiking Path (Hiking area), Matthorn (Hiking area), Tellenfadlucke (Hiking area), Chastelendossen (Observation deck), The Chapel Bridge, Alpineum, Bourbaki Panorama, The Glacier Garden, The Swiss Transport Museum, The old city wall, Lucerne Art Museum, The Rosengart Collection, The Richard Wagner Museum, Kunst- und Kongresshaus Luzern, The Lion Monumen

Things to Do: Mountain Hiking, Walking, Fasnacht, The Golden Round-Trip, Explore the Old Town, Mount Pilatus, Take a boat tour, Take a guided tour, Paraglide from Pilatus and Rigi, Fishing and Summing on Viewaldstatterse Lake

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Weather Temperature:

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) -6.8 -7.3 -5.9 -3.4 1.1 4.0 6.4 6.6 3.8 1.3 -3.6 -5.9
Average High (℃) -1.1 -1.7 -0.2 1.9 6.5 9.5 12.2 11.9 9.1 6.9 1.9 -0.3

Nearest Accommodations:

Luxury Hotels: Hotel Bellevue (+41 41 329 12 12), Hotel Bellevue (+41 41 329 12 12), Hotel Pilatus-Kulm (+41 41 329 12 12), Seehotel Pilatus Hotel (+41 41 632 30 30), Hotel Brunig (+41 41 632 42 41), Seehotel Kastanienbaum Hotel (+41 41 340 03 40), Burgenstock Hotels (+41 41 612 60 00), Hotel Villa Honegg (+41 41 618 32 00), Burgenstock Resort Hotel (+41 41 612 60 00), Seehotel Baumgarten Hotel (+41 41 610 77 88), CASCADA Boutique Hotel (+41 41 226 80 88), The Hotel Lucerne, Autograph Collection (+41 41 226 86 86), Astoria Hotel (+41 41 226 88 88), Renaissance Lucerne Hotel (+41 41 226 87 87), Wilden Mann Hotel (+41 41 210 16 66), Hotel Rossli Alpnachstad (+41 41 672 90 70)

Affordable Hotels: Pilatus-Kulm Hotel (+41 41 329 12 12), Restaurant & Hotel Roggerli (+41 41 630 11 33), Hotel ibis Luzern Kriens (+41 41 349 49 49), Hotel ibis budget Luzern City (+41 41 367 80 00), B&B Bettstatt - Neustadt GmbH Hotel (+41 41 210 43 09), Hotel Alpha (+41 41 240 42 80), HITrental City Apartments Hotel (+41 41 311 29 29), Hotel Schlussel (+41 41 210 10 61), Star Vacation Homes - Lucerne Hotel (+41 76 580 36 31), Pilatus Apartments Hotel (+41 78 622 66 73)

Distances from Mount Pilatus:

Lucerne City: 3.8 KM

Zurich City: 54.5 KM

Winterthur City: 86.2 KM

Geneva City: 267.3 KM

Basel City: 102.6 KM

Lausanne City: 217.5 KM

Bern City: 114.5 KM

St. Gallen City: 148.6 KM

Nearest Major Airport : "Zurich Airport" is the busiest Domestic and International airport of the Switzerland country which is located just 69.3 KM distance from Mount Pilatus. Tourists can get here Domestic and International flights.

Local Airport: Flugplatz Buochs Airport (14.3)

Bus Services: Buses services are available from "Zurich Airport" (69.3 KM) to Lucerne tour.

Taxi Services: Taxis services are available from "Zurich Airport" (69.3 KM) to Lucerne tour.

Nearest Train Station: Alpnachstad (1.2 KM). Tourists can get here train to to Zurich and Geneva cities.