The beautiful Rigi, also known as the "Queen of the Mountains", is located right next to the glittering Lake Lucerne. With its unique panoramic view and majestic location, the mountain is one of the most popular excursion mountains in Switzerland.
This tour will take you to the top with the first cog railroad in Europe, where you can enjoy the fantastic view. The excursion is perfect for families and nature lovers.
You can expect a day trip incl. boat trip to the Rigi from Lucerne!
At the port of Lucerne you will board a modern ship at 09:45 in the morning. Your excursion starts with a one-hour boat ride across Lake Lucerne to Vitznau. Afterwards you will be thrilled by the ride on the first mountain railroad in Europe. Over 1300 meters of altitude are overcome during the ascent
Arrived at the terminus Rigi Kulm, a short path leads to the summit of the queen of the mountains. No one should miss this majestic view at 1797 meters above sea level. Central Switzerland and all its alpine splendor are here at your feet. Here you will have free time to explore the multifaceted world of Rigi.
The tour then continues with the rack railroad to Rigi Kaltbad. The wellness oasis with mineral bath & spa by architect Mario Botta offers not only relaxing moments but also architectural highlights. If you ever come back with more time, a visit to the mineral bath is definitely worthwhile. A hike of about 2 km leads to the Känzeli, one of the most popular viewing platforms on the Rigi.
Back down into the valley, the 2.3 km long aerial cableway will take you, again offering spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. Enjoy the ride and sit back until you reach the valley station Weggis
From the boat station Weggis you start the return journey by boat. The tour ends in Lucerne.
- Languages offered: German, English
- Bring good shoes and suitable clothing