Intro

This ideal excursion mountain impresses visitors with a breathtaking 360-degree panoramic view – onto Lakes Lucerne, Zug and Lauerz among others.

In 1871, Europe’s first mountain railway made it to this striking viewing point. Today, two cog railways – one from Vitznau and one from Arth-Goldau – travel to the Rigi Kulm and its summit hotel. From Weggis, an aerial cableway leads directly to Rigi-Kaltbad. The summit view onto 13 lakes, into the Alps and towards the Black Forest delights guests from near and far.
By the way: Rigi is fully covered by the Swiss Travel Pass.

Information

Altitude: 1798 m a.s.l.
Arrival: Boat or bus to Vitznau, continuing on the cog railway to Rigi Kulm; train or bus to Art-Goldau, continuing on the cog railway to Rigi Kulm; boat or bus to Weggis, continuing on the areal cableway to Rigi Kaltbad.
Timetable:  Operates year-round
Travel duration to summit:  30 mins from Vitznau to Rigi Kulm; 37 mins from Goldau to Rigi Kulm; 10 mins from Weggis to Rigi Kulm
Attractions: 360-degree panorama on the summit, special steam train rides, Rigi Kaltbad mineral bath & spa
Food & beverage: Around 30 mountain inns on the mountain
Specials: Fully included in the Swiss Travel Pass
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Brochure

Fascinating and comprehensive information around the Rigi, featuring highlights and relevant facts and figures, can be downloaded here:
PDF brochure

 

General information

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Time required
4 to 8 hours (full day)
Suitable for children with age
0 to 5 years, 6 to 9 years, 10 to 13 years, 14+ years
Suitable for
Children, Families, Groups, Individual, Couples
Weather
Outdoor
Category
Nature, Relax

Contact

Gäste-Service Rigi
Bahnhofstrasse 7
6354 Vitznau
Switzerland

Phone +41 (0)41 399 87 87
info@rigi.ch
rigi.ch

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Gäste-Service Rigi
Bahnhofstrasse 7
6354 Vitznau
Phone +41 (0)41 399 87 87
rigi.ch

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