This trail is one of 67 wheelchair accessible trails across Switzerland described on the Mobility International Switzerland website:The route starts a the Arth-Goldau RB station from where you take the Rigibahn to Rigi Wölfertschen-First. This is the beginning of the demanding route, with breathtaking panoramic views accompanying you along the entire way.This popular high-level path is stunning, affording views of the Vierwaldstätter (Lake Lucerne), the Zugersee lake and the impressive Alps. Not to mention a slice of history! The path leads along the route of the former Scheidegg Railway, easily recognizable for the old railway bridges, short tunnels and decommissioned wagon, which you pass in the midst of natural surroundings. Lush, green hills, wild meadows and fascinating rock formations line the route. The spectacular panorama, with it’s glistening lakes and backdrop of towering Alps, appears as if it had been painted. The stunningly scenic route leads across the slope, partly through shady forests and repeatedly passing sections of old railway track, a witness to railway history. There are sufficient comfortable places and barbecue spots to take a break en route. And at all times you are treated to magnificent far-reaching views. Alpine restaurants also offer the chance to stop for refreshments. The route remains varied, fascinating and picturesque all the way to the destination at Rigi-Scheidegg.
The Mobility International Switzerland website provides accessibility information on all the trails listed on the site including:
- how to get to the start of a trail and how to depart from the end point
- the location of accessible bathrooms along each trail including descriptions and photos
- descriptions of the terrain and the fitness level required at each stage of a trail
- information on the accessibility of places of interest along a trail
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