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Rigi

(rē`gē), mountain, in the Alps, N central Switzerland, between the lakes of Lucerne, Zug, and Lauerz, rising to 5,908 ft (1,801 m) at the Kulm, the highest peak. Ascended by rack-and-pinion railways (built in the 1870s), it commands one of the most famous views in the world—a panorama of nearly 180 mi (290 km).

Rigi

a mountain in the Alps of N central Switzerland, between Lakes Lucerne, Zug, and Lauerz
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An excursion to Mount Rigi the following day was an opportunity to march off the cheese-induced nightmares, being introduced to the stick/pole assisted method of Nordic trekking.
The Blue Rigi is one of three views of Mount Rigi from Lake Lucerne in Switzerland, each reflecting the light conditions of a different time of day, which are regarded as the pinnacle of Turner's achievement in watercolour.
Such as Mount Rigi, the site of the world's first cogwheel railway, built 100 years ago to enjoy the "best mountain view in central Switzerland".
Price includes Return Eurostar from London St Pancras International to Paris Gare du Nord Four nights' bed and breakfast accommodation Journey on the Golden Pass Line to Lucerne Visit to Alt Goldau and Mount Rigi Glacier Express trip from Chur to Brig Visit to the Swiss Capital of Bern A cruise on Lake Thun Glacier Express Winter Magic 10 March, 7 April & 12 May 2014 10 days from PS1049 Join us on a magnificent journey into North Africa, where you can explore bustling souks, grand mosques and dip into the lifestyle of Bedouins and Sheikhs.
With much to do and see around the lake, and armed with my Swiss Pass - a must-have which covers all train, bus and boat trips - I jumped aboard a steamer to take me across the lake to the village of Vitznau, the starting point for the journey up to Mount Rigi on a jolly cogwheel train.
We also travel a section of the GoldenPass Line to Lucerne where we join a cogwheel railway to the heights of Mount Rigi.
In a move to attract Chinese tourists, a ten-ton boulder from China is to be placed on the summit of Mount Rigi near Lucerne.
THEMED HOLIDAYS * GLACIER EXPRESS: Treyn Holidays (01904 734 940) offers six-night Switzerland stay ex-St Pancras International Feb 3 from pounds 985, incl B&B accom, three dinners, Lucerne excursion, Mount Rigi Railway, Glacier Express, visit to Zermatt and tour manager throughout.
shame Heidi's not at home Dazzled by the panoramic view from Mount Pilatus Crippling trek up Mount Rigi leaves Steve hobbling with two walking sticks They should never have let Steve drive the train