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Mount Rigi Self-Guided Day Ticket
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Mount Rigi Self-Guided Day Ticket
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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...more
Lucerne 6354, Switzerland
+41 41 399 87 87
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Reviewed yesterday

The cog train to the top was impressive. Very disappointed with the food selection and service at the top of Mt Rigi. However, worth getting to the top as the views are amazing!

Thank hurlyh
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First of all by boats you go there and by train you go up.and 10 minutes walking to reach highest altitude point.That was real meaning of Switzerland.Rigi is necessary to know the real taste of Switzerland.

Thank 570arminh
Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Lucerne, visiting Mountain Rigi is an excellent choice. There are many mountains in the neighbor of Lucerne but Rigi is the only one which has a cogwheel train included in Day Pass. The train is amazing, and on top the view is spectacular...More

Thank MaiMai47
Rigi_CH, Rigi Guest Service at Mt. Rigi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello thank you for sharing your experience on the Queen of the Mountains with us. From Lucerne Mt. Rigi is really worth a trip as with Swiss Travel Pass the boat rides on Lake Lucerne as all rides on Mt. Rigi Railways (cogwheel trains from...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorite mountains in the area. Go on a clear day and the views are spectacular. I enjoyed the many levels of sightseeing.

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

Hello thank you for writing us. We are happy to hear that Mt. Rigi is one of your favorite moutains. We hope that you will come back soon. Kind regards Stefan

Reviewed 1 week ago

I bought the Saver Day Pass because it covers all transportation on this mountain. I left Zurich at 0704 to get to Arth-Goldau before 0800 and take the first train to the top, arriving about 0845. It was a pleasant enough journey- i enjoyed watching...More

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

Hi thank you for your feedback from your recent trip to Mt. Rigi. If you do have enough time the best way to explore the beauty of Mt. Rigi is to do some hiking. With trails of over 120km there are plenty of possiblities. On...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a great day trip starting in Goldau Banhof, then cable car to walk on the Panoramaweg. Fantastic view from the top on surrounding mountains. We did it with young Children and it was an easy walk without difficulties. You just need time.... There...More

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

Dear Manu thank you for writing us. The trip which you made is really perfect for a day out with a family. After the cogwheel train ride from Goldau and cable car (from Kräbel - Rigi Scheidegg) you can start the easy walking trail from...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The visit to Rigi Kulm was an experience we won’t forget. We travelled by bus, boat and the cog wheel railway to get there from Lucerne. On board the boat we purchased a return ticket which included both the boat trip to Vitznau and the...More

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

Hi thank you for sharing your experiences on your trip from Lucerne to the Queen of the Mountains. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our wonderful region as well as the typical Swiss food and hope to welcoming you aganin on Mt. Rigi....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting Titlis and Pilatus, we decided to leave Rigi for the last day. The reason behind this decision is that I planned to hike to the top. We had a 5 day Tell Pass, so we took a boat from Lucerne to Weggis. Our...More

Thank Erick_Alvarado
Rigi_CH, Customer consultant at Mt. Rigi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Erick Congratulations for climbing the Queen of the Mountrains by foot. The Rigi can be wonderful combined with a beautiful hike as well as a ride on the cogwheel train or the cable car. We are looking forward to your next visit. Majestic greetings....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful to walk, a breathtaking view on all lakes, very nice restaurants,( Beizen )Try one of the " Wanderwege", they give you a time estimation and are very easy to follow. We prefer the smaller restaurants, as the big locations close to the train station...More

Thank Guenter J
Rigi_CH, Customer Service at Mt. Rigi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guenter, with pleasure we read your feedback and good advises about your journey to Mount Rigi. You are absolutely right, the small restaurants have its charme alongside the main flow of tourists. Our hiking trails offer over 120 km possibilities and are well marked,...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Luckily I was there on a warm, sunny day with clear skies. The views are truly picturesque. The restaurant serves great food and they have very nice meeting space. Great hiking. Train up to the top also offers amazing views. Well worth the trip.More

Thank Karen P
Rigi_CH, Customer Consultant at Mt. Rigi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Karen P, we are pleased to read that you had the perfect day for your trip to our queen of the mountains and that you enjoyed our services at the restaurant as well. We hope to see you soon on another occasion, all the...More

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Pauline T
24 October 2018|
Response from Rigi_CH | Property representative |
Yes, with the Swiss Travel Pass you will not be charged with any additional costs for boat, train and our mountain rail racks.
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Pauline T
23 October 2018|
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Response from Rigi_CH | Property representative |
Dear Pauline, thank you for your interest in Mount Rigi. Please be advised that there is no shutdown of our services. Our cogwheel trains run 365 days a year. The cable car is only closed for a short period as for... More
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9 October 2018|
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Response from Rigi_CH | Property representative |
Hello cttravelfamily203, thank you for your interest in Mount Rigi. Regarding the round trip you wish to do I would suggest to have a look at our majestic round trip or the classic round trip which are both described on our... More
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