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“Well worth it!” 4 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 29 Attractions in Lucerne
Type: Mountains, Outdoors
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“Well worth it!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

We only had time for Rigi OR Pilatus, not both. Rigi is much cheaper, and the view is spectacular. The cog train is amazing. A fantastic round trip. Talking to people afterwards who had done both, they agreed Regi is less commercial and just as good.

Visited July 2011
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Zurich, Switzerland
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“Incredible view in any season!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

Haven't been to that many other mountains - Uetliberg, Matterhorn, Davos - in Switzerland, but have been to Rigi 2-3 times with out-of-town guests in summer and winter and was stunned each time!! the approach from Lake Luzern is cool too as is the tram up and down and the views along the way. Go on a clear day and you can see forever!! See gorgeous lakes, countryside and alps off in the distance. Worth the day trip for sure!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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“Amazing railway, but hotel closed”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

Amazing old cog railway to the top. Unfortunately hotel up there was closed in December & a blizzard so just ate in small cafe & came back down as not much to do or see!

Visited December 2011
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Montreal, Canada
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“Great hike up, disappointing at the top.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

The cog wheel train bringing visitors up makes this peak far too busy and crowded for a hiker reaching it by foot after hours of peace. The food available is average and the staff seemed irritable.

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“Great views and good footpaths.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

Lovely cable cars to the tops, many good places to eat and drink, many footpaths (wanderwegs) kept open all winter. Tobogganing or skiing for those who want it. Handy shop at top to hire toboggans; we bought spikes to fit on our walking boots so we didn't slip on icy bits of paths.

Visited December 2011
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