Mountain restaurant

Rigi-Burggeist alpine Guesthouse

Berggasthaus Rigi Burggeist,  6442 Gersau

Located at an altitude of 1551 meters above the picturesque Lake Lucerne in Central Switzerland, Rigi Burggeist offers a truly breathtaking panorama. It is the perfect destination for an unforgettable weekend getaway, providing opportunities for mountain excursions and relaxation with family and friends. Located above the charming village of Gersau (Canton of Schwyz), Rigi Burggeist is easily reachable from Obergschwend with a 10-minute cable car ride. 

Don't miss the chance to try the delightful local specialties served at the restaurant.


This charming Alpine Guest House boasts a wind-protected panoramic terrace that overlooks Gersau and offers stunning views far across Lake Lucerne. Guests of all ages are captivated by the diversity of the cuisine, primarily featuring regional ingredients. 

Whether you want a snack or a full meal, whether you're an individual or part of a group, you are warmly welcomed at Berggasthaus Rigi Burggeist. The large terrace is the perfect spot to savor the breathtaking view. We recommend making a reservation in advance to secure your table.

For young visitors, the summer brings a delightful children's playground, while in winter, a children's ski lift waits for them beside the inn. Rigi Burggeist is also a starting point for the Panorama route trail leading to Rigi Kaltbad.

Overnight guests are welcomed at Rigi Burggeist, with 23 beds available to accommodate individuals, groups, companies, or families. For hotel guests, we extend our opening hours in the evenings.

The nearby cable car provides a safe return to Obergschwend after a tasty dinner.

Please consider being quiet after 10:00 PM to respect other guests.

The Rigi voucher can be redeemed at our place.



Berggasthaus Rigi Burggeist

6442 Gersau


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Phone +41 41 828 16 86 Mobile +41 76 819 93 16
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Rigi Burggeist Berggasthaus

Rigi-Burggeist 1

6442 Gersau