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.
Only flying is nicer – Spend the night in a floating “Tree Tent” on the Fräkmüntegg. Exclusive rope park access, grill buffet and breakfast are included in the package.
PILU Land – home of the friendly Pilatus railway dragon. Tables, benches, shade trees and a large grilling site ensure a pleasant atmosphere on the playground. Here, adults and children can feel at ease, rest, chat and linger.
The search for the Dragon stone continues. Check out our exciting scavenger hunts from mid-May to the end of October to hunt down the dragon. Reading the signs and solving the puzzle reaps the reward.
Are you looking for a special thrill? In the Pilatus rope park you can test your agility on ten different parkours. Leap into thin air, bring plenty of nerve and have a ton of fun.
The search for the Dragon stone continues. Track down the dragon with our exciting scavenger hunts from mid-May to the end of October. Reading the signs and solving the puzzle reaps the reward.
Hans Erni, one of the most popular and well-known Swiss artists of our time, has selected some of the ancient myths and legends surrounding the Pilatus and immortalized them in images in the Rock Gallery on the Dragon Trail.
Take a breathtaking journey of discovery: Everyone enjoys hiking the Pilatus.
Mountain biking on the Pilatus is a favorite leisure activity. Special bike trails have been blazed and signaled in the Krienser wooded area. Important note: The Pilatus railways do not transport bicycles.
The Pilatus is a fascinating but very demanding area for flying. Checking the weather forecast is absolutely necessary prior to any flying.
Snow lovers also find a variety of winter sports offered on the Fräkmüntegg. Hit the downhill slopes, covered with natural snow, and with various lengths and levels of difficulty.
Take in the magnificent views. The panoramic view is truly awe-inspiring and makes an unforgettable impression at any time of year and in any weather.
Since 1889 guests have marveled upon entering the Restaurant Pilatus-Kulm. Then as now we are here to indulge you, of course using regional and fresh ingredients. The menu is seasonal.
At our stylish self-service restaurant we spoil you with typical Swiss dishes and international delicacies.
We celebrate Swiss cuisine in the self-service restaurant. Four different types of rösti grated potatoes, among them the house specialty, spicy Dragon rösti.
Hearty fare is served at the family-friendly restaurant Krienseregg. The restaurant is right next to the midway station and PILU Land – ideal for an excursion with the kids.
Fresh salads with alpine cheese, an aromatic local barley soup, PILU Drachenwürstli sausages for the kids – all freshly made. The restaurant is right next to the valley station of the steepest cogwheel railway in the world, very near the lake.
The Krienseregg is ideally suited to families. In the versatile recreation area you will find varied and marked trails and large picnic areas. The “PILU Land” playground is a highlight for adventurous kids.
Thrills, speed, agility, fantastic outdoor evenings – the Fräkmüntegg is full of adventure and fun. The largest rope park in central Switzerland, Tree Tents, the toboggan run, hiking trails and beautiful grilling spots all entice you to linger.
Take in the overwhelming mountain panorama, culinary highlights and summer terrace at 2,132 meters above sea level. Do you like to stay active? The Dragon trail, scavenger hunt, flower trail and hiking trails are waiting to be discovered.
The Pilatus and the valley station in Alpnachstad lie in the heart of Switzerland and are very well connected. They are conveniently reached by car, train or boat.
The valley station in Kriens near Lucerne is easily reached via Autobahn A2. From the Lucerne railway station, Bus no. 1 will take you to the stop Kriens, Zentrum/Pilatus. A five-minute walk will take you to the valley station of the Panorama Gondolas.
In the heart of Switzerland, nestled between mountains and lake, Lucerne is the ideal place for both connoisseurs and adventurers. Embark on your trip to Lucerne’s local mountain by boat, bus or train.
At 2,129 m AMSL, the highest point on the Pilatus is a 40-minute walk away along the Flower Trail parting from the Pilatus Kulm.
The peak right next to the Hotel Bellevue provides a glorious 360° panoramic view of lake and mountains.
Hike through the wildflowers from Pilatus Kulm to the Tomlishorn.
Summer loop trail on Pilatus Kulm. At the end of the Dragon Gallery a stairway leads over the Chriesiloch to the Oberhaupt.