Mount Rigi Summer Day Trip from Lucerne

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  • 7 hr

Explore Mt. Rigi on a fully guided majestic roundtrip from Lucerne! Experience different means of transportation on a scenic cruise on Lake Lucerne, a memorable ride with Europe’s first ever mountain railway and an aerial cable car. Take in the stunning 360-degree panoramic view of the Swiss Alps and opt for one of the many hiking trails against a vast mountain backdrop.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Best of Switzerland Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Lake Lucerne

The tour starts with a relaxing cruise on the picturesque Lake Lucerne.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mt. Rigi

Change to the aerial cable car to reach the top, Rigi Kulm. Enjoy some time at your disposal to explore one of the many hiking trails, take a moment of silence at the Rigi Kulm mountain chapel, or have a bite to eat at one of the restaurants.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Rigi Kaltbad

Continue to the car-free village of Rigi Kaltbad by cogwheel train and walk around the village square, where you will spot the Mineralbad & Spa designed by the renowned Swiss architect Mario Botta – a true jewel for architecture lovers! Follow an easy hiking trail with a slight incline to the Känzeli viewing platform (2 km, optional) and admire the impressive Alpine ranges from a different perspective.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Weggis

Take a short walk downhill to the boat station of Weggis, once referred to by Mark Twain (1897) as the “most charming place” and capture the breathtaking view from the Lucerne Riviera with your camera.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lake Lucerne

Board the boat back to Lucerne and lean back while reviewing your day in front of an incomparable natural scenery.

Duration: 40 minutes
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