Weggis lake And Mountain Holidays

The picturesque holiday resort of Weggis is located on the shores of Lake Lucerne and at the foot of the famous Rigi, also known as the 'Queen of Mountains'. With its mild climate, the resort is often referred to as the 'Riviera of central Switzerland'. Weggis's idyllic lakeside promenade, with its various cafes, shops, hotels and restaurants, offers panoramic views over the lake and surrounding mountains to anyone strolling along the waterfront. The easiest way to get to Weggis is by boat from Lucerne (40 min).

For more accommodation in this area, check out our hotels in Lucerne.

Additional Information
Useful Information
  • Flight time from London: 1 hour 40 min
  • Zürich Airport: 64km from the city centre; transfer time about 1 hour
  • Currency: Swiss franc
Where to stay

Alexander Gerbi Hotels

This charming, country style hotels is situated in a quiet spot just out of the village centre. The hotel offers magnificent views over the lake and mountain scenery.

Hotel Features

  • All rooms include a private balcony
  • Restaurant Gerbi and Gerberei
  • Sunny terrace
  • Spa center with saunas, steambath and swimming pool
  • Heated outdoor pool

Alpenblick Hotel

This hotel in Weggis offers beautiful views of Lake Lucerne and the Swiss Alps.

Hotel Features

  • All rooms feature a satellite TV.
  • Panoramic terrace
  • Indoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi

Mount Rigi

Known as the 'Queen of the Mountains', Rigi ranks amoung the most popular excursion destinations in the whole of Switzerland. Mount Rigi is easily accessible from Weggis by cableway.

Lake Lucerne

The fourth largest lake in the country is always one of the most beautiful and is just a stones throw away from Weggis. Encircled by mountainous landscapes, Lake Lucerne offers stunning, scenic views which are best viewed on a boat cruises on board one of the historic paddle wheel steamers.

Mark Twain Trail

This trail is a must-do for all walking and hiking enthusiasts. Stretching across a total of 10.4km, hikiners trail along traditional paths from Weggis to Rigi Kulm.


Rose Festival

30th June - 2nd July 2017

This glorious Summer Festival is one of the most popularin central Switzerland. There is a lively mixture of entertainment for all generations including live music, a funfair, bars and food stalls and a large firework display.

Heirassa Festival

15th-18th June 2017

Celebrate the best of Swiss folk music during this magical four days full of live music.

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