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Mt. Rigi

Lucerne 6354, Switzerland
+41 41 399 87 87
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Mount Rigi's majestic peninsula on Lake Lucerne is the perfect setting for an authentic Swiss mountain experience with unforgettable views of over 13 lakes and the spectacular snow-capped Swiss Alps. Located in the heart of Switzerland, Mt. Rigi can be quickly and easily reached from Lucerne and Zurich. It is the Swiss people's favourite mountain destination, can be accessed via Europe's first ever cogwheel train (est. 1871) and is renowned for its numerous cogwheel railway and aerial cable car routes. You can visit Mt. Rigi 365 days a year and there's plenty of outdoor action on offer, including 120km of hiking trails. The numerous lookouts, delightful terraces and the Mineral Baths at Rigi Kaltbad also ensure there are plenty of opportunities for rest and relaxation on the Queen of the Mountains.
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Lucerne 6354, Switzerland
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We went to Rigi in March 2018. We took ferry to reach Vitznau and took cogwheel train from Vitznau to Mt Rigi. The ferry as well as Cogwheel ride was memorable. It would have been more awesome had the trip been planned in spring or...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a boat across Lake a Lucerne and take train up Mt Rigi. Boats leave hourly and take about an hour to arrive at train. Views are amazing and lots of hiking and walking options.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice trip to Alps. Easy, pleasant rail trip from Lucerene. Was able to continue the "day trip" to Zurich old town.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We caught the ferry from Lucerne to Vitznau and hopped on the cog wheel train up. The cable car was not operating so of course that meant the train was rather crowded and it was a Sunday. There are some stunning views from both sides...More

1  Thank marmotte16
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Snow covered tip of the mountain. Great for skiing. Nice restaurant on the summit. Lovely view of the llake Lucerne below.

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Rigi_CH, Gäste-Service Rigi at Mt. Rigi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi thank you for sending us your review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time on the Queen of the Mountains. We hope to welcoming you back soon on Mt. Rigi. Kind regards Stefan

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my fourth visit to the mountain in six years and I simply love it. Take the train up from Arth-Goldau and sit on the right side for the best views of the summit. Take the train to the top. Once at the top...More

Thank Tim F
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Rigi_CH, RIGI GUEST SERVICES at Mt. Rigi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Tim Thank you for the kind feedback. We are very happy and feel your enthusiasm for the Queen of the Mountains. The Rigi offers a breathtaking 360 degree panoramic view. You also have the opportunity to discover the Rigi on foot . On Mt....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mount Rigi is a must go when you're in Lucerne. We didn't manage to visit Titlis or Pilatus due to time limit so we can't compare but to us Mount Rigi was an unforgettable experience. It was quite cloudy on the day that we were...More

Thank VanT19
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Rigi_CH, RIGI GUEST SERVICES at Mt. Rigi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good day Thank you for your great feedback. With the Swiss Pass you have the possibility to discover the whole Rigi without surcharge. A breathtaking panorama awaits you from Rigi Kulm. We hope to see you soon back on the Queen of the Mountains. Best...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the rail pass so this day trip was free. We took the boat from dock 2. Took the steep train up the mountain and got off at the day spa. Sat in the hot water and saunas then got back on the train...More

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Rigi_CH, RIGI GUEST SERVICES at Mt. Rigi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Kama Thank you very much for your kind feedback. The Rigi offers various activities. Also the wonderful view from the Rigi Kulm is breathtaking with a 360 degree panoramic view. Mt. Rigi has charm in all seasons. We hope to welcoming soon again on...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the train up to the top of Mt. Rigi - unfortunately the weather did not cooperate and we did not have much of a view - however - we did go to the spa for several hours of relaxation. Worth the visit (expensive)...More

Thank sliclop
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Rigi_CH, RIGI GUEST SERVICES at Mt. Rigi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good day Thank you very much for your feedback. Mt. Rigi offers as well a bad weather program with the wonderful mineralbath&spa. The cable car is in the same building as the spa. There is an elevator, which brings you directly to the entry of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cost of getting there from Lucerne was off putting (95CHF/person return) and was worried about the weather as it was deep fog in Lucerne. But we soon got out of the fog getting higher up and the views were great. Coffee and croissant on...More

Thank Wolfmas
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Rigi_CH, Marketing und Verkauf at Mt. Rigi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Wolfmas Thank you for taking your time to writing a review of your trip to Mt. Rigi. That right on the top of the Mt. Rigi is the view very beautiful. It is definitely worth a visit. We hope to seeing you soon again...More

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Anishatalwar
22 April 2018|
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Response from marmotte16 | Reviewed this property |
We bought a Swiss rail pass in Basel and travelled to Lucerne, virtually straight onto ferry and after several stops we got off in Vitznau. Cogwheel train departs from there. All trip included on our ticket.
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RoseWong88
30 March 2018|
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Response from Michael E | Reviewed this property |
You can pickup tickets at the Lucerne train station which is easy if once there you go to the tourist information office. They offer many packages for getting around, and they can tell you what the weather will be like on... More
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dmlanciault
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Response from MrsFeckner | Reviewed this property |
Two cog trains on opposite sides of each other. Blue line leaves from the Arth-Goldnau station, the red one from Viztnau on Lake Lucerne. You can take either for the trip up or for the return down. The views differ from each... More
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