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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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Easy morning or afternoon excursion

We left from the Train Station and took the lake tour to Mt. Rigi, then the cog wheel train up, back down, back around the lake. What a nice way to spend a few hours. Our Viking... read more

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Stratford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We left from the Train Station and took the lake tour to Mt. Rigi, then the cog wheel train up, back down, back around the lake. What a nice way to spend a few hours. Our Viking tour came with an optional 13-hour tour, which we just were not up for. We got the lake cruise and the cog-wheel train... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A nice ride on a boat from pier 1 first takes you to Vitznau where you get off and take the train up to mount rigi. The climb up has stunning views and when you reach the last stop rigi kulm you get off the train to go up to the panorama restaurant Rigi Kulm. The restaurant is crowded with... More 

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

Hey :-) Thanks for your kind Feedback and your rating. On Mt. Rigi are a lot of different restaurants so you can chose the perfect one for you. At the top - on Rigi Kulm - it's alwasy a little bit busy cause everyone would like to drink or eat something. But we give always our best for our clients... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a definite go to place if you are in switzerland. amazing location mesmerizing view and breathtaking vision. thats all about the Mt. Rigi. we enjoyed to the fullest. and definitely it stands along with the mt. titlis or pilatus. a must visit place. the people around very helpful and we all had a splendid experience.

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

Hello :-) It's so nice to read such a great Feedback on tripadvisor from you. Thanks a lot for your rating as well as for your visit. We wish you a great christmas time and hope you will visit us soon again. Best regards from Mt. Rigi Michèle More 

The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd definitely recommend a day trip to Berg Rigi. Great place to spend a day outside, See some snow, walk around, trek a bit if you'd like, goto a spa, have a nice meal and a nice train and boat ride. Its a wonderful little trip, I'd definitely recommend which is fun, you get to experience a little bit of... More 

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

Hey Thank you so much for your great Feedback. Nice to hear that you will recommend Mount Rigi :-) We hope you will visit us soon again and enjoy this beautiful "Swisstrip". Best regards, Michèle from Mt. Rigi More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveled October 2015. Climbed up on cable car and enjoyed the magnificent views on the way up. When we got to the top it was like we could step onto the Cotton Wool Balls of fluffy clouds surrounding us. It was a lovely 22 degrees and we had the most wonderful experience. We walked around and enjoyed the wonderful sunshine... More 

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

Hello :-) So nice to hear what a great trip you had! :-) Thank you very much for your Rating and Feedback on tripadvisor as well as for your visit! And maybe you will visit us soon again and enjoy the feeling of walking over the clouds. Best regards Michèle, Mt. Rigi - Queen of the mountains More 

Williamstown, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mount Rigi is a smaller alp than Titlis or Pilatus, but it is beautiful, and it provides views of so much of the beauty around Lake Lucerne, not to mention other Alps, which are snow covered at this time of year (including Mount Rigi). I took the boat across Lake Lucerne (round trip), took the cogwheel train up the mountain... More 

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

Hey :-) So nice to hear that you visit Mt. Rigi. Thank you so much for your Rating and your valuable Feedback on tripadvisor. We hope that you will visit the queen of the mountains soon again :-) Best regards, Michèle, Mt. Rigi - Queen of the mountains More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view was mesmerizing! One of the most beautiful we've ever seen. It was utterly perfect! A must see in Switzerland.

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

Hello Anna :-) Thanks for your great feeback. It's nice to hear that you enjoy the views from Mt. Rigi. We hope you will visit us soon again. Best regards from the queen of the mountains, Michèle More 

Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During my trip to Switzerland, we made a stop to MT Rigi. It was everything that I could expect. To reach the summit it was necessary to take the Cog RR up to the summit. There are several stops before reaching the peak. We got off the RR at one of the stops and had many scenic areas to take... More 

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

Hey :-) Thank you very much for your feedback and also for your visit. Yes Mt. Rigi is perfect for taking some special photos :-) I hope you have a lot of great pictures from the Queen of the mountains. We would like to welcoming you soon again. Best regards from Mt. Rigi, Michèle More 

Kreuzlingen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mount Rigi is in between Luzern and Arth-Goldau. with Public Transport you have a great route if you are combining Zurich - Milano train trip to inner Swiss tour. If you are travelling with Swiss Travel pass it's all the way included (even the cable-car Rigi Kaltbad to Weggis). Weggis to Luzern you can use the Steam powered ships runs... More 

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

Hey Anita Thank you so much for your feedback and your rating on Tripadvisor. And yes that's right, with the Swiss Travel Pass you can drive for free on Mt. Rigi. We hope you will visit us soon again :-) Best regards, Michèle from Mt. Rigi More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The boat ride from Lucern harbor then go up with the steepest cogtrain and came down with cable car was a good experience. The scenery is amazing!! I would like to comment the from the cable car station going back to the harbor direction is unclear. You have to walk through some residential area which will make you confused the... More 

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

Hello :-) Thank you very much for your Rating and your valuable feedback and also for taking your time to write this Feedback for us. We hope you will visit us soon again :-) Best wishes, Michèle, Mt. Rigi - Queen of the mountains More 

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