Golden round trip

A trip by boat, cogwheel railway and aerial cableway

The Golden round trip takes you to the most spectacular spots on the Pilatus and to the summit by boat, cogwheel railway, aerial cableway and Panorama Gondolas. Experience the variety of Lucerne's local mountain from May to October, as a half or whole-day excursion. 


Lucerne–Alpnachstad (by ship)–Pilatus

The starting point for the «Golden round trip» in the heart of Switzerland is in Lucerne. You will enjoy a boat trip on Lake Lucerne and a view of the surrounding mountains. The amazement continues. In Alpnachstad you will board the steepest cogwheel railway in the world to reach the summit of 2,132 opportunities. At 2,132 meters above sea level you will be received with the inimitable Pilatus warmth. Let us spoil you at one of our restaurants. The gastronomy team is glad to fulfill your wishes. The breathtaking panorama and view of the Alpine massif and its mountain range do their part to make your stay unforgettable.

Pilatus–Kriens–Lucerne

You will glide down to Kriens on the aerial cableway «Dragon Ride» and on the Panorama gondolas. From the valley station it is a five-minute walk to the stop for Bus no. 1 and a convenient ride to Lucerne.

The «Golden round trip» can easily be done in the opposite direction. Kriens or Alpnachstad are also possible as starting points.

Golden round trip

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