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Rigi, Lucerne

4.7
#3 of 10 in Parks in Lucerne
Mountain · Nature / Park
Surrounded by three lakes, Rigi once inspired painter J.M.W. Turner to create a series of works studying its changing views and blue sunrises. Known to many as the "Queen of the Mountains," the Alpine massif features a towering summit 1,798 m (5,898 ft) above sea level. A year-round tourist destination served by one of Europe's oldest mountain railways, the idyllic region draws a growing number of nature lovers with an extensive network of walking trails and ski slopes. Gear up and tackle the mountain's hiking paths all the way to the summit, or sit back and enjoy the sweeping views on the cable car that departs from the small town of Kussnacht. See Rigi and all Lucerne has to offer by arranging your trip with our Lucerne trip planner.
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  • We took the classic round trip. From Lucerne we took the boat to Vitznau then changed to cogwheel train to Rigi Kulm.  more »
  • We took a charming train from Vitznau to the top of Mt. Rigi, the view was spectacular. Hiking down was easy. A nice thing to do when you go to Luzern!  more »
  • I went to visit thuis day when it was cloudy and raining. But I'm so glad we did! Up with the blue train and dawn with the red train. Marvelous views and a great experience. We loved it! the special.....  more »
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  • You should visit this place! The view is breathtaking...
  • This view is pretty awesome 😍, good experience up there!
  • This is the place for hikers and people who freak out on mountains. Also it has connectivity via train and gondola everywhere other than hiking routes. Nice place for skiing in snow days.
  • Beautiful view
  • Second time around and it never failed to amaze me. Awesome time as always and the train ride was as smooth as the first time (10 years ago). Love, love, love this place in winter with the snow covering the Bernese Alps and as you begin to ascend the views get better and better. The panoramic restaurants offers variety of delicious foods, hot/cold beverages, and souvenir shops have more to offer as well. The tunnels are still jaw dropping even for a second timer. Highly recommend for anyone to see this place even just for one time. Was this review …?

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