Mount Rigi Ski Hotel Guide - Ski accommodation

Mount Rigi

Mt. Rigi (1'800 m.ü.M.) is a great place for fun and recreation right in the very heart of Switzerland. It is one of Switzerland's most favourite excursion destinations with a breathtaking panoramic view of the Alps and offers 120 kilometres of hiking and nordic walking paths, covered picnic areas, playgrounds for children, skiing and tobogganing, nostalgic steam trains and a great variety of events and adventures.

Welcome to Mt. Rigi - the sun terrace above lovely Lake Lucerne. With unique views over the snow capped Alps, wonderful walks, superb sledge runs plus cross-country and downhill skiing. It's an oasis of unspoilt nature - a real paradise for the young and for the young-at-heart.

  • Tobogganing: Exciting sledge runs: Rigi Kulm - Schwändi - Klösterli (4.0 km), Kulm - Rigi Staffel - Des Alpes - Rigi Klösterli (3.1 km) and Rigi Staffelhöhe - Rigi Kaltbad (0,6 km).
  • For hikers: Winter paradise for walking with more than 30 kilometres of prepared trails.
  • Skiing: 4 skilifts with 9 kilometres of well-prepared slopes.
  • For airboarders: Airboard slope Rigi Kulm - Schwändi - Rigi Klösterli (4.0 kms).
  • NEW for snow shoe hikers: Clearly marked snow shoe trail (short and longer trail) from Rigi Kulm


  • Children's playground "Pinocchio" at Rigi First with merry go round on skis, mini skilift and Kidsland nearby the training skilift in Rigi Staffel with area for playing, slopes with fun bumps and curvy tracks.
  • Cross-country-skiing: 14 kilometres of even levelled slopes, suitable as well for beginners (classic style). The slope follows the track of the ancient railway from Kaltbad to Scheidegg and offers superb panoramic views.
  • Nordic Walking: 15 kilometres of signposted trails with different skill levels
  • Other attractions: Natural ice rink for curling and skating, horse drawn sleigh rides.

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