The traffic-free resort of Rigi Kaltbad, the Queen of the Mountains with its heavenly peace and clear air, offers an ideal change of scenery for the finest days of the year. Visitors to Rigi Kaltbad discover a broad range of activities awaiting them: ski pistes, sled runs, ice-rinks, panoramic cross-country courses, horse-drawn sleigh rides and 30 km of winter rambling paths. The alpine and cross-country skiing school in Rigi Kaltbad covers ski instruction for beginners. Connections to Rigi are excellent with cog railways from Vitznau and Goldau and a cable car from Weggis.
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Rigi Kaltbad is a mountain in central Switzerland and part of the Alps. It's also known as the "Queen of the Mountains."
The mountain is easily accessible by public transportation. It offers many winter and summer excursions such as skiing or sledding. Hiking there is also a favorite. It can be reached from Goldau and Vitznau by the Rigi-Bahnen, a rack railway, and from Weggis by cable car.
The Rigi Kaltbad has been further made famous through paintings by JMW Turner, including "The Blue Rigi, Lake of Lucerne, Sunrise".
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Mt. Rigi 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 100 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.
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