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Review of Mt. Rigi

Mt. Rigi
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US$775.45*
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Mount Rigi: Full-Day Photography Tour
Ranked #3 of 78 things to do in Lucerne
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children
New Delhi, Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“train ride”
Reviewed 2 July 2014

we were first thinking to skip mt. Rigi but it turned out to be a good experience. The train ride was really great and is covered under swiss pass

Visited June 2014
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Toronto, Canada
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“Beautiful view from the top”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Great experience going up on the cog railway then wandering around at the top while the sun gently set

Visited June 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“A must do trip”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Mt. Rigi can be accessed from three different points, Goldau, Vitznau and Weggis and offers a super array of all grades of walks, with wonderful views. Free travel up and down with a Swiss Pass.

Visited June 2014
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Edmond, Oklahoma
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“Breath taking!”
Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

We loved our excursion to Mt Rigi. We took the ferry from Lucerne to Vitznau then rode the cable car to the tallest peak. From there you can hike around and enjoy the beautiful views of the mountains and lake. We took the gondola back to Weggis and returned via ferry to Lucerne. A bit expensive, 110 CHF for inclusive trip if you buy at the ferry station but well worth it.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“Try your fittness”
Reviewed 27 June 2014

and walk up this hill. There are many possibilities to get up this mountain, by train, by cable car but the best way is to get up there by FOOT! YOu will experience excellent views while walking up the mountain. Depending were you start you walk between 1100 or 1500 meters upwards and that will take a few hours. You will enjoy it and your body will enjoy it as well. Go on , Go strong.

Visited July 2013
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