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Mt. Rigi

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Address: Lucerne 6354, Switzerland
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Mount Rigi's majestic peninsula on Lake Lucerne is the perfect Setting for...

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 ist 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 relaxtion on the Queen of the Mountains.

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Mount Rigi is a must visit if you are spending couple of days in Lucerne. We loved the mountain train journey to the top of Rigi. Its the steepest cogwheel railway that I have... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 April 2016
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London, England, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Mount Rigi is a must visit if you are spending couple of days in Lucerne. We loved the mountain train journey to the top of Rigi. Its the steepest cogwheel railway that I have ever seen. It was quite foggy up in the Kulm and hence we came down one stop to Rigi Staffel to take pictures. They have all... More 

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Rigi_CH, Verkauf & Marketing at Mt. Rigi, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for your valuable feedback! As you wrote, Mt. Rigi is just great to reach from Lucerne! :-) And also the travel costs from Lucerne to Mt. Rigi are included in the Swiss travel pass. We're really glad to hearing from you that you like Mt. Rigi and hope to see you again up on the... More 

New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

We booked a day trip from Zurich through Viator for a day trip to Mt Rigi. And it was the best part of our 6 day Euro Tour which included Switzerland and Paris. We started at around 9.30am from Sihlquai Bus Terminal, Zurich and reached Weggis. From there we took the cable ride to Rigi Kaltbad. As soon as the... More 

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Rigi_CH, Verkauf & Marketing at Mt. Rigi, responded to this review

Heey! Wow wonderful words from you - thanks a lot! We're glad to read such a great feedback on tripadvisor. And it sounds like you had a perfect day on Mt. Rigi :-) We're looking forward to seeing you soon again up on Mt. Rigi. Kind regards, Michèle, Mt. Rigi More 

Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

i strongly recommend Mountain RIGI to anyone. You can experience boat, train and cable car in a return journey if the plan is well organized. Though it was cloudy in Luzern on that day, we had a great sunny day on top of Mountain RIGI because we were above the cloud. what an amazing experience! Also it felt great to... More 

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Rigi_CH, Verkauf & Marketing at Mt. Rigi, responded to this review

Hey Jimmy! Thank you very much for your kind Feedback! We really appreciate to read such nice words from you and we hope to see you soon again on the Queen of the Mountains :-) Kind regards, Michèle - Mt. Rigi More 

Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

It was my second time to do Mt. Rigi trip from Lucerne. It is nuce trip to go there by boat then train, also you can go by cable car from Weggi to Kaltbad then train to rigi Nice view wonderful trip.

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Hey :-) Thank you for your second visit and your valuable feedback. We are looking forward to welcoming you again soon on Mt. Rigi. Best regards, Michèle, Mt. Rigi More 

Leicester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

We did the Rig round trip from Lucern which includes the Boat up the lake, Train up the mountain to the top then Half train and then cable car. Probably would miss cable car bit if did again, bit like being on the tube very cramped! The train is great and gives brilliant views. The top is awesome. Take the... More 

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Rigi_CH, Verkauf & Marketing at Mt. Rigi, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your feedback. In fact its worth the price to travel up Mt. Rigi and enjoy the beautiful atmosphere. We hope to see you soon again :-) Best regards Michèle - Mt. Rigi More 

Benoni, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

The trip up the mountain is in itself a wonderful experience. The views are exquisite and the nature beautiful. The restaurant serves a good hot soup during the cooler period and this is certainly recommended to warm oneself after walking about.

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Rigi_CH, Marketing und Verkauf at Mt. Rigi, responded to this review

Hello marcilsa Thank you very much for your valuable feedback - we really appreciate you taking your time to write a feedback for us! :-) We hope we'll see you soon again on the Queen of the Mountains! Kind regards Julia Mt. Rigi More 

Deddington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Stunning views on a clear day. Always cold at the top and the Hotel does not open all year but there are facilities for everything. Where suitable walking shoes as the snow is very slippery on the top. Stop off half way and return via Weggis which is beautiful.

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Rigi_CH, Marketing und Verkauf at Mt. Rigi, responded to this review

Hello Chelsea Mike! Thank you very much for your valuable feedback! We really appreciate you taking your time to write a feedback for us! As you wrote it is important to have good shoes during wintertime - thank you for pointing this out, it is as well important for other customers :-) We hope we'll see you soon again on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

It is good scene and free if you have the swiss pass. You can go to Mt.Rigi by ship from luzern to Vitznau and take the train to Mt.Rigi or ship from Luzern to Weggis, take cable to train station forwarding to Mt.Rigi and take the train to Mt.Rigi in the same way with the train from Weggis. In the... More 

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Rigi_CH, Marketing und Verkauf at Mt. Rigi, responded to this review

Hello Po W At first thank you very much for your feedback and taking your time to write one. We really appreciate this :-) We're looking forward seeing you soon again up on the Queen of the Mountains! Kind regards, Julia Mt. Rigi More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Mt Rigi - Queen of the mountains - offers 360 degree views from the top ... We saw views from the few stops before Rigi but at Rigi it was cloudy. And you couldn't really see more than 20m in front of you. Despite that - I loved the boat ride and cog wheel train up to Rigi. And look... More 

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Dear sologee Thank you very much for your valuable feedback and taking your time to write one. We really appreciate that! :-) And we love to read that you liked Mt. Rigi despite the fact that is was cloudy on the top. Hopefully you get another chance to come back one more time with beautiful weather conditions, it is even... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

very expensive (54 CHF for a day ticket) but worth the price of the train up to 1800m. Wonderful views during the entire trip, first on the 4 cantons lake, then the ski slopes and the "plateau". Take your bathing suite (spa available at Kaltbad). Amazing place!

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Rigi_CH, Verkauf & Marketing at Mt. Rigi, responded to this review

Dear Francis Thank you for your evaluation. In fact its worth the price to travel up Mt. Rigi and enjoy the beautiful atmosphere and all the experiences you mentioned. Thank you and hopefully see you again soon. Regards Jolanda, Rigi - Königin der Berge More 

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