They're still there... the old men of the alps, familiar to us from Heidi! Rigi farmer Franz Toni meets visitors at Rigi Kulm and escorts them to his alpine farm - the Chäserenholz. There, everyone first prepares their cosy nest in the hay.Details
More than one celebrity has travelled in the grand Rigi saloon carriages which date from 1873. Nowhere else can you travel into the wonderful mountain scenery in a more stylish or elegant way. Your trip to the "Queen of the Mountains" can be by steam train or electric locomotive – it's your choice.Details
On summer nights, the panoramic cabins of the aerial cable car from Weggis to Rigi Kaltbad are transformed into a romantic restaurant in the sky. As you hover high above the glistening Lake Lucerne, a wonderful 3-course meal is served, accompanied by breathtaking views. This is an exciting gastronomic excursion, where a unique atmosphere and a very special setting make for a most memorable evening.Details
Europe's oldest mountain railway has been carrying passengers up from Vitznau to Mt. Rigi since 1871. Some of the engines and carriages from those early years have been lovingly and expertly restored. Rigi Bahnen is now in possession of one of the world's largest fleets of vintage rolling stock. A steam engine and vintage carriages make the trip up to the "Queen of the Mountains" an exclusive, nostalgic adventure.Details
A nostalgic ride in a saloon carriage with aperitif, majestic panoramic views of the sunset, the special peacefulness of the evening atmosphere and a fine candlelight dinner - this appealing combination offers a chance to see a different side of the "Queen of the Mountains".Details
An unbeatable classic - the Majestic Round Trip has been delighting visitors young and old for years. The combination of a boat trip on Lake Lucerne, a ride on Europe's first cogwheel railway (1871) up Mt. Rigi and the journey by SBB train from Arth-Goldau back to Lucerne guarantees a day or half-day excursion that is rich in variety.Details
guided tours Gersau
For over 400 years, Gersau was the smallest republic - a "free country". This is a unique part of Swiss history. Stroll with your expert guide through the "altfrye Republik" and discover some especially beautiful places, the distinctive church, the magnificent Old Town Hall and stately mansions. Stroll along the lake and enjoy the view of Lake Lucerne and the unique mountain scenery. During the guided tour of the village you will learn how silk made its way to Gersau and how the silk raw materials are still processed into high-quality natural yarns under the label "Swiss Mountain Silk". Explore this gem at Lake Lucerne!
Good to know
The guided private tours for groups and school classes are available daily on request.
The tour lasts approximately one hour.
It is available in the following languages: German, English, French, Arabic, Mandarin
CHF 50 flat rate up to 5 persons
CHF 5 per additional person
children up to 16 years can participate free of charge
CHF 50 flat rate for school classes
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