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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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Reviewed yesterday

Because we already have done Mt. Platus we decided to give this a try. I would say "so-so" Looking over the lakes is pretty but did not have "Wow" factor. We hiked down part way.

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Reviewed yesterday

The ferry took us from Lucerne terminal to Mt Riggi. You can choose a short trek (2 hours approx) or a longer trek (4 hours, I think) up and down Mount Riggi. On bright sunny day, the views from the top is really beautiful. You...More

Thank Michael Y
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On our honeymoon I visited Mt. Rigi. We took a boat ride from Luzern boat station. Boat ride takes 45-50 mins but it's a must. You need to get down at vitnau boat station and board mini train to reach mountain.Mini train journey is very...More

Thank kaushik c
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Rigi_CH, RIGI GUEST SERVICES at Mt. Rigi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good day Thank you very much for your kind feeback. We are very glad to hear that you spent a day on the Queen of the Mountains on your honeymoon.The Rigi can be well connected with a round trip over the lake with the boat...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

You can walk up, my teenage track star ran 5 miles. We used the rain. Long slow ride past 5 villages. Near top is a modern hotel. Top is spectacular, with restaurant, shops and views of multiple lakes. We walked down to the next stop...More

Thank richard s
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Rigi_CH, RIGI GUEST SERVICES at Mt. Rigi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Richard Thank you for your feedback. The Rigi offers a beautiful view from the top. If you are tired of hiking, you have the possibility to board the train at every station. Hope to see you again. Best regards. Yvonne

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a nice place which is not very far from Zurich. I went with my husband , 5 year old son and office friends and the trip was amazing. Nice and quite place. Good for picnic. Beautiful scenic views of the lakeMore

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

Dear Manika Thank you very much for ypur positive feedback. The Rigi can be visited with a round trip over the whole mountain. On the Rigi there are many cosy picnic places as well as many restaurants. We are looking forward to welcoming soon again...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hike to Mt Rigi was superb as always to the others Mountains in the Switzerland. I took the train till the up position. But there are also other options of hiking. But i hiked down all the way from the Rigi. It took me...More

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

Good day Thank you very much for your feedback. We are glad to hear that you had a superb walk on the Queen of the Mountains. The Rigi offers a hiking network of over 120 km, from easy to difficult hiking trails. We hope to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Rigi mountains are a complex of mountains which we may go by car, get cable cars, trains, visit more than one top and appreciate absurdly beautiful views. We went in summer and it was amazing to see lakes and the green view around them....More

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

Dear Giselle F Thank you so much for your positive feedback. Rigi Mountain is indeed worth a trip in summer and in winter. With its beautiful views, summits, hiking trails and also ski slopes it offers activities for all kinds of interests at any time...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an amazing place to visit that consists of various Landscape such as lakes, mountains, meadows and countrysides. The route from Goldau to Rigi Kulm via Bibberbrugg would be an added advantage. Also the peak can be easily reached by a 15 minute walk...More

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

Dear Haritha Thank you for writing us. We are happy to hear that you did enjoy your trip to the Queen of the Mountains. Mt. Rigi is worth a visit all year round. All of the four seasons have their charm and offer a great...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a lovely experience to be in one of the peaks but there was a bit of shower which spoiled our experience. There is not much to do there unless maybe you want to go hiking.More

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

Hi thank you for your feedback. What a pity that you had bad weather on your day trip to Mt. Rigi. With beautiful weather you would have enjoy splendid views and hopefully experienced our well maintained hiking paths. Hope, that you will be more lucky...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love mountains then this is another attractions one must not miss even though it's summer. Some may love to see snow capped peaks but I love summer in Europe and better still the Alps. The cruise on Lake Lucern is itself a great...More

Thank Paul O
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Rigi_CH, Rigi Guest Service at Mt. Rigi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Paul There is no more to say; thank you for taking your time to describe your trip to the Queen of the Mountains. Best regards Stefan

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Mayur T
July 7, 2018|
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Response from meenakshi_agg | Reviewed this property |
Rhine falls is aprroximately 1 hour 40 min from lucerne. And travel to Mt rigi is approximately 1 hour 15 min minimum. You can cover both only if you start early in the day like around 7 am or so. And do Mt. Rigi first. And... More
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Hattrick55
June 26, 2018|
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Response from Rigi_CH | Property representative |
Hello Hattrick5, I suggest you'd best take the Swiss Travel Pass, with this pass you do not have to worry about other fares at most of the mountains, boats and trains. Tell Pass is valid in Central Switzerland, which does... More
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Hattrick55
June 13, 2018|
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Response from Rigi_CH | Property representative |
Dear Hattrick5 With the Swiss Travel Pass you travel completely free on Mt. Rigi. You do not need to book in advance unless you arrive with a group larger than 10 people. We are looking forward to welcoming you on Mt. Rigi... More
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