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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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Cloud ocean above the lakes

Mt. Rigi is a must-see place when you come to the region -- it is simply mind blowing when you stand there high above the lakes with this massive panorama of the Alps in front of... read more

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Braunschweig, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Mt. Rigi is a must-see place when you come to the region -- it is simply mind blowing when you stand there high above the lakes with this massive panorama of the Alps in front of you! Probably even more impressive is it when the valleys are covered in clouds and you can get up above it, sitting there in... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Absolutely breath taking 360 views of the surrounding mountains/alps! and really great soup up the top for a little café!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The view is just marvelous! The journey up to the mountain by cogwheel is probably the most scenic i have ever experienced. The best part is that is fully covered by Swiss Rail Pass if you do get one.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While it was overcast at the base, by the time we were to the peak it was sunny and blue skies. The valley below was full of clouds, looking like a blanket of snow for as far as the eye could see. Absolutely breathtaking!

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

Hi Thank you very much for your valuable and great Feedback, Eric. We love to read, that you liked the Mt.Rigi. See you hopefully soon. Stephanie from the queen of the Mountain More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mt. Rigi offers spectacular views of the Swiss alps and of the hills and lakes of the Mittelland. In my opinion, taking the boat from Lucerne (right in front of the railway station) to Vitznau and then changing to the cog railway lets you enjoy the most impressive scenery. If you plan to do other trips as a foreign tourist,... More 

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

Thank you about your useful Tips over the queen of the Mountains, If you travel with the swiss travel pass the trip to the mountain is for free and you can use it for a lot other Adventures i hope we can welcome you as soon as possible back on the queen Stephanie / Mt. Rigi More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a cog-wheel train up from Arth Goldau to Rigi Kulm and took a cable car down to weggis. Both rides offer spectacular scenery, even on a winter day. Great hiking options on top of the mountain. A good restaurant to eat at as well. Kids loved it.

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

Hi :-) Thank you, for your incredible Feedback about our queen, it makes me happy to hear from you, that you enjoy your time up at the mountain hope we see you soon Stéphanie from the queen of the Mountain More 

Fishkill, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay in Switzerland several weeks each year and always go to the top of the Rigi to behold the view and walk down. Take a cable car halfway and then a train the rest of the way, about a mile up. It's incredibly popular among the Swiss so I always catch the first gondola !

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

Hi Kevin Nice that you always honor us with a visit at the Queen and are again inspired by our queen of the mountains See you hopefull soon, happy new year from the Rigi/ Stephanie More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went by boat from Lucerne to Vitznau, where we got of and boardered the train. Beautiful scenery.

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

Hi there Thank you that you spend time to give us a Feedback at tripadvisor I hope you enjoyed your trip to the top of the Queen of the mountain Stephanie from the Mt. Rigi More 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was fog below and I was worried that it might hamper the view but suddenly as i took the cog wheel train, it emerged from the fog and lo and behold, the view was stunning!

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

hi there We are also always overwhelmed with emotion by the view over the sea of fog, beautifully that the visit to the Queen of the mountains paid out for you We hope to welcome you again soon Stephanie/ Guest Service Mt. Rigi More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Going up the mountain is spectacular. The cable car ride is beautiful, the view is breathtaking. Hiking is definitely a must do here. We took a train to the top then hiked down. It was very windy and cold in certain parts but well worth it. The views are phenomenal. As we went in winter there were hardly any tourists.... More 

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

Hi Max Thank you for your feedback on tripadvisor. Nice, you liked it on the top of the mountain to hike We hope to meet you soon on the Rigi Beautiful greetings from the Rigi Stephanie More 

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