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About Rigi Kaltbad
General Information
Mountain Rigi is one of Switzerland’s most favorite excursion destinations. The panoramic view over the entire Swiss Middle land through to Germany and France from the peak is truly breathtaking. Since 1871, Europe’s first ever mountain railway takes visitors to the Rigi. The railways from Vitznau and Goldau and the aerial cablecar from Weggis provide an eventful journey.
Activities
In the summer, more than 120 kilometers of well maintained hiking trails with rich alpine flora and breathtaking views over lakes and mountains invite you to explore nature. Besides concerts and events the mountain Rigi offers sunrise views train trips, botanical excursions as well as guided hiking tours. In the winter the snow can be enjoyed at toboggan rides under the starlit sky or guided snow shoe hikes.
Highlights
A restaurant in the air
On summer nights, the cabin of the aerial cablecar from Weggis to Kaltbad turns into a restaurant suspended in the air. A dinner with magnificent panoramic views and a romantic sunset will enchant you. The entrée is served during the ascent; the main course, dessert and a complimentary Rigi brandy on the descent.
Train ride to the Rigi sunrise
From June to September you may enjoy every Sunday a cable car ride from Goldau with the magnificent sunrise at the Rigi, accompanied by the sound of the Alphorn. On Rigi Staffel a delicious breakfast expects you.
Children’s playground Rigiland
The well equipped and well maintained playground is situated just five minutes from the station of Rigi Kaltbad. It is harmoniously integrated into the landscape and offers adventurous moments for children.
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