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Pilatus Railway – the world's steepest cogwheel railway

Historical Site · Central Switzerland · 466 m
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    Pilatus Bahn - steilste Zahnradbahn der Welt
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The world's steepest cogwheel railway travels between Alpnachstad and Pilatus Kulm at alt. 2132 m.

The Pilatus in summer is the ideal mountain in terms of providing outdoor activities for all ages. Devotees of the great outdoors enjoy coming here for hiking, climbing, tobogganing and mountain biking. Also available: meetings and banquets at panoramic venues, events, attractions and a great deal of fun.

The summit of the Pilatus can be reached in winter using the cable car from Kriens / Fräkmüntegg. The delights in store include a 6 km toboggan run from Fräkmüntegg to Kriens, wonderful winter hikes through the woods and fabulous snowshoe treks.

- Golden Round Trip
- Pilatus tubing
- DrachenMoor round tour and PILU®-Land playground
- Summer toboggan run – Switzerland's longest toboggan attraction
- Pilatus Rope Park at Fräkmüntegg – the region's largest
- Ibex Safari at Pilatus Kulm
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Update: February 18, 2019


2'663'804E 1'200'856N
46.955725, 8.276852
46°57'20.6"N 8°16'36.7"E
32T 444976 5200497
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Pilatus Railway – the world's steepest cogwheel railway

6010 Kriens
Phone 0041 41 329 11 11
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