The surroundings

Vitznau and surroundings

The idyllic village of Vitznau lies in the beautiful bay of Lake Lucerne and at the foot of the Rigi. The charming village has a manageable size and offers the approximately 1,500 inhabitants and many holiday guests a number of attractions: the first artillery fortress hotel, the largest Swiss flag and an impressive cave with lake and waterfall.

Excursion tips

Rigi Kulm
Rigi Kulm (1’798 m.a.s.l.) is the highest peak of the Rigi and offers a unique 360° panorama.

Seebodenalp is a high plateau on the north-western flank of the Rigi at 1030 m above sea level. The alp surrounded by forest is the fastest to reach from Küssnacht am Rigi. Seebodenalp is an ideal starting point for extended hikes.

Lucerne, the gateway to Central Switzerland, lies on Lake Lucerne, embedded in an impressive mountain panorama.