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“Should be on your list when you are in Lucerne.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mt. Rigi

Mt. Rigi
Lucerne, Switzerland
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Mount Rigi and Lucerne Summer Day Trip from Zurich
Ranked #3 of 57 things to do in Lucerne
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“Should be on your list when you are in Lucerne.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

They don't call it Queen of the Mountains for nothing. I had a very breathtaking 360 degrees view of the mountains, villages and lakes nearby! Awesome.

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“What a view!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2011

We took the golden round trip and really enjoyed the cable car ride. Would have enjoyed spending more time at the half-way stop to enjoy the summer toboggan runs, as the train ride and boat were not as exciting. If you are in Lucerne - going to the top of Mt. Rigi is a must!

Visited June 2011
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“Accessible venture up a mountain, may be too crowded for some”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

Mt Rigi is known as the "Queen of Mountains" and is easy accessible from Lucerne and surrounds. The obvious advantage of this is committed services by boat, cable-car and trains to all spots of the mountain - it's quite simple to combine a trip to access all areas. The disadvantage, of course, is the high numbers of people tramping over this big hill. At 1800 metres high, it's hardly the Matterhorn - in most places it feels like a lofty cow paddock. There are a wide selection of walks all over Rigi - it's steep enough to do your legs justice, but never remote enough to make you feel endangered. The views over Lake Lucerne and the Alps are simply stunning. Best recommendation is to book accommodation on the mountain to appreciate this spot when the tourist hordes have abated overnight.

Visited September 2011
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“Alpine beauty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011

It was snowing and the new cable car service was operating

Visited December 2011
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“A trip up Mount Rigi.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011

This was my second time on the top of Mount Rigi and again it was one of the most memorable days of my 7 weeks in Europe. If you travel on a cloudy day, the sensation of rising above the clouds and seeing the whole of the Swiss Alps all around will stay with you forever. I have been to the top of two mountains close to Lucerne (not Pilatus) and this is by far the best.

Visited November 2011
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