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The Lake Lucerne Experience – Two beautiful options for family fun this Autumn!

Whether you prefer to head for the mountains by cable car or want to discover the landscape of the Lake Lucerne Region in the midst of autumn, dig out your walking boots and get ready for some family fun!

Golden Round Trip

The “Golden Round Trip” takes you to the most beautiful spots around Mount Pilatus and the summit by boat, cogwheel railway, aerial cablecar and panorama gondolas. 

The starting point in the heart of Central Switzerland is in Lucerne. On Lake Lucerne, you enjoy the boat ride 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 possibilities. 

At 2132 meters above sea level, the unique Pilatus warmth greets you, and you can indulge in one of the restaurants. Hearty, nutritious, and exquisite meals and delicious snacks – always freshly prepared. Whether in the stylish self-service Bellevue restaurant or the belle epoque Pilatus-Kulm restaurant built in 1890: hospitality is included.

Of course, the breathtaking panorama at 2132 meters above sea level and the view of the mountain range of the Alpine massif also contribute to an unforgettable stay. 

The return journey first takes you on the “Dragon Ride” cable car to Fräkmüntegg. A paradise for the adventurous: the largest rope park in Central Switzerland, tree tents, the toboggan run, hiking trails and fantastic barbecue areas invite you to stick around and enjoy.

The journey continues downhill to Kriens on the panorama gondolas. A stop at the Krienseregg midway station is a must, especially for families. In this paradisical local recreation area, you will find marked, varied walks and large picnic areas. The “PILU-Land”  adventure playground is the highlight for little adventurers.

The round trip ends where it began. From Kriens, you can reach Lucerne in a few minutes by a comfortable bus ride.

Pilatus & Pilu Rope Park

Climbing, balancing and whizzing through the forest on rope slides, the Pilatus Rope Park trains your skills and nerves on ten different courses and at the same time provides a lot of fun. The highlight of the park is a free fall from 20 meters. It is pure adrenaline and demands courage and a good dose of self-confidence.

Under the motto “learn to fly with PILU”, the PILU Rope Park takes brave climbers aged 4 to 8 on a story with the Pilatus mascot. PILU the Dragon learns to fly with the help of his seven friends and invites the little kids on an adventurous journey between treetops and peaks.

Scenic cruises on the panorama-yacht Saphir

A luxury yacht for everyone!

Refresh your senses and take in the first-class comfort of our cutting-edge ship MS Saphir.  The stylish design and dashing appearance of our elegant Panorama-Yacht will be sure to impress! With unique features such as the convertible roof on the upper deck, the aqua terrace on the main deck aft or the custom-built furniture, the ship provides excitement and luxury for all. Cruising aboard MS Saphir is an experience that just might remind you of the superyachts on the Côte d’Azur! So bring your friends to nip on a few happy hour drinks or take advantage of the informative audio guide, which is available in 11 different languages and will narrate the top attractions in the Bay of Lucerne.

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