Rigi Panoramic Trail

This popular panorama path is simply stunning, affording magnificent views of Lake Lucerne and Lake Zug, as well as of the imposing Alps in the distance.

Route Description

The route starts at Arth-Goldau train station, from where the Rigibahn takes you to Rigi Wölfertschen-First. This is the departure point of the hiking trail, with breathtaking panoramic views accompanying you all along the way. The path leads alongside the railway line of the former Scheideggbahn, which is easily recognizable from the old railway bridge, the short tunnel and the disused carriage that can be encountered amidst the natural surroundings. The stunningly scenic route leads across the slope and partly through shady forests.

Particularly Recommended

You should be sure to plan for a short excursion to the Rigi-Kulm end station to admire the spectacular 360° panorama from the top of the mountain.

Catering Facilities En Route

There are plenty of pleasant spots and BBQ sites along the way at which to take a break.  At all times you are treated to magnificent far-reaching views. For those who would like enjoy a meal in comfort, there are also various mountain restaurants to choose from.

Route on Komoot

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Distance Travel time
Zürich Main Station 36.5 km 45 min
Zürich Airport 44.7 km 57 min
Start Rigi-Panoramaweg
Bahnhof Arth-Goldau
6410  Arth-Goldau