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Tourist attractions in Rigi Central Switzerland


Major tourist attractions in Schweizer Mittelland, SwitzerlandRigi the “Queen of Mountains” is one of the major centers of attraction in Central Switzerland. Popular both in summers and in winters it offer various opportunities to the visitors to enjoy their holidays. The mountain is easily accessible by all modes of public transportation. It can be easily reached from Goldau and Vitznau by the Rigi –Bahnen, a rack railway and from Weggis by a cable car. It is a major attraction among the visitors as it provides them an opportunity to enjoy the breathtaking beauty across the Alps of 13 lakes and over the entire Swiss Mittelland up to Germany and France. It offers many exciting summer and winter excursions such as skiing snowboarding, sledding to the visitors. The Mt. Rigi become more famous as it has been the inspiration of various artists who draw its breathtaking beauty on the canvas. The most famous painting that captures its beauty is a painting by JMW Turner’sThe Blue Rigi, Lake of Lucerne, sunrise”. In winters Rigi offers wide array of fun filled activities to the visitors such as ski pistes, sled runs, ice-rinks, panoramic cross –country skiing, horse rides and a 30 km of winter rambling paths. Those who love summers they can also enjoy a trip to Rigi as it has a good network of walking trails of over 100 km that extends down along the flanks of the mountain. Rigi is also a major attraction among the visitors due to its rich Alpine flora of around 1000 species. Visitors can avail the services of cableway that leads from Vitznau to Hinterbergen where they can enjoy the stunning beauty and view from the sun terrace of the restaurant. A further small cableway transports visitors from Vitznau to wissifluh mountain restaurant which is the starting point of various walks and treks.

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