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.

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.

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


Lucerne 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: Hotel Bellevue, Hotel Bellevue, Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, Seehotel Pilatus Hotel, Hotel Brunig, Seehotel Kastanienbaum Hotel, Burgenstock Hotels, Hotel Villa Honegg, Burgenstock Resort Hotel, Seehotel Baumgarten Hotel, CASCADA Boutique Hotel, The Hotel Lucerne, Autograph Collection, Astoria Hotel, Renaissance Lucerne Hotel, Wilden Mann Hotel, Hotel Rossli Alpnachstad, Pilatus-Kulm Hotel, Restaurant & Hotel Roggerli, Hotel ibis Luzern Kriens, Hotel ibis budget Luzern City, B&B Bettstatt - Neustadt GmbH Hotel, Hotel Alpha, HITrental City Apartments Hotel, Hotel Schlussel, Star Vacation Homes - Lucerne Hotel, Pilatus Apartments Hotel.

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