|Combo meal at McDonalds||$14.48|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$1 577.12|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$5.57|
|Water bottle (0.33 liter)||$3.90|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$3.84|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre||$2 947.99|
|Local draught beer||$6.68|
Kriens is a municipality, located at the foot of Mount Pilatus, in the district of Lucerne. Get cheap flights to Kriens if you are looking for a serene holiday. Its tranquil ambiance and scenic beauty are an ideal balm for a stressed mind and tired body. The town is well-connected to the other major cities of Switzerland; hence, can serve as a gateway or base for your tour in Switzerland.
To begin with your tour, you can visit Lucerne, which is just 2 km away from Kriens. The city is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in Switzerland and is home to some of the popular tourist attractions like The Chapel Bridge, the old city wall, Lake Lucerne, Alpineum, the Glacier Garden, Bourbaki Panorama, Swiss Transport Museum, the KKL, the Richard Wagner Museum, the Lion Monument etc.
Pilatus Bahn is another major attraction in Kriens. It is actually a transport company which operates Pilatus Railway, the cable cars Fräkmüntegg-Pilate and Kriens Fräkmüntegg. Besides, it also owns hotels, restaurants and tourism businesses. Here, you can have a good time at rope course and summer toboggan run.
If you are booking cheap flights to Kriens, you should also visit the Schachmuseum or the Chess Musuem, located in Ströbeck, a chess village. The museum is Germany’s only public chess museum, built in order to keep the mementos of the Ströbeck tradition. The village is adorned with half-timbered houses, trees, gardens etc. and has all the comforts you need like restaurants, bakeries, shops, doctors, salons etc.
As it has earlier been mentioned that Kriens can also serve as the gateway to some of the most popular cities in Switzerland, you can visit the popular Zürich from here, which is about 39 km away. This lifestyle capital on water offers a fabulous mix of nature, culture, pleasure and discovery. You will get the best culinary delights, shopping pleasure and liveliest nightlife here. Moreover, there are more than 50 museums and 100 galleries to see and enjoy.
There are several hotels in Kriens where you can stay for a few days to enjoy the tourist attractions and nearby cities to their fullest.