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Weggis - Rigi Kaltbad, via Steiglen

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  • Aussicht auf den Pilatus von Säntiberg, Weggis
    / Aussicht auf den Pilatus von Säntiberg, Weggis
    Photo: Tourist Information Weggis (Luzern Tourismus AG), Weggis-Vitznau
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The ascent from Weggis to Rigi Kaltbad passes through impressive natural nagelfluh-settings.
moderate
Distance 6.7 km
2:51 h
1,001 m
0 m
Your efforts will be revarded with spectacular view.
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Highest point
Rigi Kaltbad, 1,436 m
Lowest point
Schiffstation Weggis, 435 m
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Start

Boat station Weggis (435 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'675'597E 1'209'446N
DD
47.031747, 8.433200
DMS
47°01'54.3"N 8°25'59.5"E
UTM
32T 456934 5208848
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Destination

Centre of Rigi Kaltbad

Turn-by-turn directions

From the boat station Weggis you walk to the village square in direction of the station of the cablecar Weggis - Rigi Kalbad.  Pass the station on the right along the street and then along a small path, passing a meadow and the forest, until you reach Rigistrasse. Follow the street to the right until, after c. 700 metres, you can follow a path uphill on the left. Soon you will get to the Säntiberg hill. Follow the street, pass the Chienbach stream and turn right. After the meadow and the forest you see the next part of the trail: a steep ascent through the cliffs! This exciting part is on steps, safely accessible. The efforts are well worth it - the views are spectacular. After the ascent you will reach open, flatter grounds. Then after another short ascent through the woods you will be just below Rigi Kaltbad. Pass the buildings until you reach the centre of  Rigi Kaltbad.

Tha cablecar takes you back down to Weggis.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Get to Weggis from Lucerne with boat or via Küssnacht with train/bus.

Getting there

From the motorway exit Küssnacht follow the main street to Weggis, to the station of the cablecar.

Parking

Parking at the station of the cablecar Weggis - Rigi Kaltbad. CHF 8.00/day

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'675'597E 1'209'446N
DD
47.031747, 8.433200
DMS
47°01'54.3"N 8°25'59.5"E
UTM
32T 456934 5208848
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Good footwear and weather-dependent clothes

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
6.7 km
Duration
2:51 h
Ascent
1,001 m
Descent
0 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Cableway ascent/descent

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