My two suggestions: First is long & has much variety. Second is shorter & relaxing.
1) TRAIN to Lucerne + BOAT opposite train station, take 30 min ride to Vitznau + Mountain TRAIN to RIGI enjoy the mountain, lunch then go down the mountain by CABLE CAR , then walk to Wegis pier back by BOAT to luzern , then take TRAIN back home> All transport written in CAPS are covered bybl the Day Card. This gives you the most variety of transport. Important to check the boat winter time table; as they run just on certain day/ weekend. Even in summer, To take this trip from Geneva I have to start before 7 am, as last boat from Wegis is around 4 pm.
2) Interlaken Trip. Take TRAIN to Spiez + BOAT Opposite train station, go to Beatenbuch pier + mountain TRAIN to Beatenburg. if you start early, you can take bus to nearby cave; otherwise go up by CABLE CAR up to Niederhorn (50% discount using day card in winter=20 CHF only). The view is pretty amazing. On cloudy winter, from top you’ll look down to (not lake but:) just cloud. Pretty. In winter, boat from Spiez to Beatenbuch only runs once a day on Fri Sat Sun. At 11:00. Photo is at Niederhorn last month.
When this gets popular, Let’s hope what’s included in Day Card will remain! I wish you can enjoy Swiss beauty affordably... others may have ideas on more scenic train route.
Dec 15, 18 20:06