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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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Totally beautiful hiking experience, beautiful mountain. We were hiking during the summer time, weather was more fresh up in the mountain. There is a lot of places to eat, to... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2016
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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Totally beautiful hiking experience, beautiful mountain. We were hiking during the summer time, weather was more fresh up in the mountain. There is a lot of places to eat, to refresh. it's easy to find the trails. It was the first experience in having in the mountain 🗻

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

Hey Lina! Thank you so much for your Feedback. We are very happy you enjoyed your day on the Queen of the mountains. And yes it's true that on Mt. rigi are a lot of possibilities to have a lunch or just a coffee. Hopefully see you soon again :-) Best regards, Michèle, Mt. Rigi - Queen of the mountains More 

Varese, Italy
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Take The Swiss Travel Pass. The whole trip right upto the top of Mt Rigi (i.e. upto Rigi Kulm) is then free. Take the boat to Vitznau, then the cog wheel railway upto Rigi Kulm, where it terminates. Then on the return, get down at Kaltbad and take the cable car back down upto Weggis. Then it is a 10... More 

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

Hey Mt. Rigi visitor! Thank you very much for your feedback on tripadvisor! That's right, if you have a Swiss Travel Pass, you can go up on Mt. Rigi for free :-) We hope to see you again up on the queen of the mountains! Kind regards, Michèle, Mt. Rigi - Queen of the mountains More 

Manalapan, New Jersey
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

We took the boat from Lucerne to the base of Mt, Rigi and had a lovely ride up to the top of the mountain. The views are spectacular the old cable car was just lovely (I especially loved seeing the herds of cows along the mountainside). Excellent

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

Hey! Thank you so much for your feedback :-) We hope it wasn't your last time you did this excellent journey and we're looking forward seeing you soon again :-) Kind regards, Michèle, Mt. Rigi - Queen of the mountains More 

Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

If you have the time in Lucerne + the Swiss Pass, say half a day, you need to do the Mt Rigi-Lucerne round trip. It might not be as great as the Mt Pilatus, but everything is free. My suggestion is to take the lake tour to Vitznau, followed by the cable car to Mt Rigi and then the train... More 

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

Hello! Thank you very much for your kind feedback! We really appreciate to read this words from you and we hope to see you soon again on the Queen of the mountains :-) Kind regards, Michèle, Mt. Rigi - Queen of the mountains More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 18 June 2016

We took the best of the switzerland tours from Zurich and reached here around 10 am. The tour arranged the tickets and the itinerary. There was a cable car to reach a mid of the hill first took 10 minutes to be there and then there was the cable train - quite steep though for the second leg to reach... More 

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

Heey! Wow wonderful words from you - thank you so so much! We're glad to read such a great feedback on tripadvisor. And it sounds like you had a perfect day on Mt. Rigi :-) We're looking forward to seeing you soon again up on Mt. Rigi. Kind regards, Michèle, Mt. Rigi - Queen of the mountains More 

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

It was drizzling when we went up the mountain but nevertheless beautiful views everywhere! Cows grazing, fresh air & spectacular picturesque views. By the time we went to the top, the rain had poured and temperatures dropped, no visibility in sight anywhere, it was foggy & wet. Please check the weather forecast before going up the mountain or you'd miss... More 

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

Hello :-) Thank you very much for your valuable feedback and taking your time to write one. We like to read that you liked Mt. Rigi despite the fact that the weather was not really great on the mountain. Hopefully you get another chance to come back one more time with beautiful weather conditions - it is even more beautiful... More 

Greenville, South Carolina
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

We took this trip twice as the fog and rain rolled in halfway up the mountain. We went again two days later in better weather, The paddle wheel ship is relaxing and enjoyable, the cog railroad goes up a steep incline and we enjoyed seeing the cows right next to the track as well as wildflowers. Views at the top... More 

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

Heey :-) Thank you very much for your feedback. Nice to hear that you enjoyed Mt. Rigi so much and we're glad that you had a great trip on the Queen of the mountains. We hope that you have any time soon time to visit us again :-) Kind regards, Michèle, Mt. Rigi - Queen of the mountains More 

Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

Take Rigi round trip to experiance al the attractions of the area (boat, cable car, walking). If you travel with kids definitely buy Junior Card for them (you will save LOTS of money). Great views fromthe top.

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

Hello :-) Thank you very much for your valuable feedback! We really appreciate you taking your time to write a feedback for us! As you wrote it's good to have a Junior Card for children if you're traveling in Switzerland - thank you for pointing this out, it is as well important/good to know for other customers :-) We hope... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

We took the train up and the cable car down. Views were beautiful on the way up. Unfortunately, at about the 3/4 mark up, we encountered the base of the clouds so that was pretty much the end of most of our views. At the top, every once in a very great while, there would be a very short break... More 

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

Hi! Thank you so much for your valuable feedback! Especially about the activities up on the very top - we're aware of the fact that if the weather is bad there are only limited opportunities of activities. But we'll definitely will improve that! :-) We're looking forward seeing you any time soon again up on Mt. Rigi :-) Kind regards,... More 

Sentosa Island, Singapore
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

Take the hike once you get of the cod railway - it iw worth it through wonderful rolling hills with the cow bells tinkling

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

Hey! Thank you very much for your kind Feedback! We really appreciate to read such nice words from you and we hope to see you soon again on the Queen of the Mountains :-) Kind regards, Michèle - Mt. Rigi More 

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