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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 boat from Weggis to Vitznau and then the cogtrain to Rigi Kulm. The view from there is breathtaking ... from both sides of the mountains you can see the lakes. Highly recommendable. Easy.....  more »
  • We took the classic round trip. From Lucerne we took the boat to Vitznau then changed to cogwheel train to Rigi Kulm.  more »
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  • You should visit this place! The view is breathtaking...
  • This view is pretty awesome 😍, good experience up there!
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