Excursions

At home in nature

Enjoy the diversity of nature in breathtaking surroundings. Vitznau offers a wide range of hiking trails with many worth seeing vantage points and cosy barbecue places to linger.

 

Start your summit record with a pass

From the 1st of April to the 31th of October  2022, 2 hotel nights benefit from the 2 for 1 Tell Pass promotion!
With just one pass, the Lucerne-Lake Lucerne region is at your feet: The first revolving cable car – the oldest rack railroad – the steepest funicular;
the Lucerne-Lake Lucerne region shines with spectacular record-breaking railroads. But also the panoramic views on the highest peaks of Central Switzerland
are record-breaking. With the Tell Pass, you can experience the Lucerne-Lake Lucerne region with a single ticket. For direct bookings of 2 nights or more in the
participating hotels in the canton of Lucerne, you will receive a second Tell-Pass free of charge with the purchase of a Tell-Pass. Children travel free of charge.

 

Panoramic trail

Day hike

Viewpoint

Panoramic trail

Rigi Kaltbad – First – Unterstetten – Hinder Dossen
– Rigi Scheidegg

2 h 7.2 km

This hiking trail lies on the route of the former railway from Kaltbad to Rigi Scheidegg (1874 to 1931). Except at the end, before Rigi Scheidegg, the W eg has no further gradients and is therefore also ideal for pleasure hikers.

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Mark Twain trail

Weggis – Felsentor – Rigi Kaltbad – Rigi Staffel – Rigi Kulm

 

5 h 10.4 km

The mountain hike on traditional paths offers everything for a beautiful hiking day. The fantastic views reward for the exertions during the ascent with a good 1350 meters of altitude.


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Rotstock

Short walk from Rigi Staffel

 

15 min 800  m

From Rigi Kulm the viewpoint Rotstock 1’659 meters above sea level is clearly visible. From Rigi Staffel, after a short ascent, you reach the Rotstock-Bänkli and overlook Lake Lucerne and the Alps of Central Switzerland.


further information

Panoramic trail

Panoramic trail

Rigi Kaltbad – First – Unterstetten – Hinder Dossen
– Rigi Scheidegg

2 h 7.2 km

This hiking trail lies on the route of the former railway from Kaltbad to Rigi Scheidegg (1874 to 1931). Except at the end, before Rigi Scheidegg, the W eg has no further gradients and is therefore also ideal for pleasure hikers.

further information

Day hike

Mark Twain trail

Weggis – Felsentor – Rigi Kaltbad – Rigi Staffel – Rigi Kulm

 

5 h 10.4 km

The mountain hike on traditional paths offers everything for a beautiful hiking day. The fantastic views reward for the exertions during the ascent with a good 1350 meters of altitude.


further information

Viewpoint

Rotstock

Short walk from Rigi Staffel

 

15 min 800  m

From Rigi Kulm the viewpoint Rotstock 1’659 meters above sea level is clearly visible. From Rigi Staffel, after a short ascent, you reach the Rotstock-Bänkli and overlook Lake Lucerne and the Alps of Central Switzerland.


further information