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Mt. Rigi

Lucerne, Switzerland
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Ranked #4 of 32 attractions in Lucerne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains
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Hearst, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

The little train to go up is perfect! The mountain is very nice and green.We were lucky to have a beautiful day so we had an amazing view of the lakes,town and other mountains.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Lovely ride up the mountain in a cog wheel train sitting in an open-sided carriage. Fabulous views. Restaurant on top had a lovely terrace and a variety of different food options - nothing special but a bit pricey

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Mt Rigi is definitely worth a visit if you are in Luzern. after Mt Titlis and Mt Pilatus. you can easily do these three in two days!. Incase you are short of time , then you can choose Rigi over Pilatus ! Especially if you hold a Swiss Pass. Mt Rigi is absolutely free with Swiss pass and you dont... More

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Albany, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

We did not do the boat / cog rail combo, but we only did the cog rail. This was terrific. It's pretty touristy, which we could do without, but the fact is that this is a really special place up there. We were fortunate to have a clear day, and I would not bother if it was bad weather. The... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

I took the train up from Vitznau. The views expand with each minute travelled (it does cool down as you go higher so keep something warm with you if you don't like the cold) Walk around Rigi Kulm for a bit, enjoying the views and then take a slow stroll down the mountain. I stopped in Schild for a drink-there... More

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Bacolod, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Hike up, bike up or take the rail. Mt. Rigi offers one of the nicest views over the Mittelland. Wait for a sunny day with no fog at the top.

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

From Luzern we went by boat till Vitznau, from there connecting rigi mountain train to Rigi Kulm. If you enjoy walking get down train at kaltbad and walk till rigi kulm you will love it. Many options for food and drinks but even better if you pack your food :) We were lucky with the weather, clear sky not too... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is well worth the effort if the weather is clear. You have to take a Swiss Lake Boat from Lucerne to a small lake town where there is a narrow gauge cog wheel train waiting. Once up the mountain its a short walk to the top. 360 degree view is spectacular. There is a small restaurant up there as... More

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Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

There were eight of us over 65 that took the ferry across Lake Lucerne to Vitznau. We then took the cogwheel rail up to Mt. Rigi and enjoyed the fantastic views. From there four of us walked to the Rigi Staffel station which wasn't difficult at all while the other four met us there. We then all took the aerial... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

From Lucerne we went by boat to Weggis where we went on the cable car. We started walking on the mountain from "Kaltbad", what I absolutely recommend. Its an easy hike and the view is awesum, far better as when you would take the railway! Also the view on the mountain is amazing. I would recommend to take your own... More

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