Best mountain visit as a day trip from Geneva?

Print this page
Create an account to receive an e-mail when someone replies to this thread
Posts: 2
This thread is closed. You are welcome to log in and submit a new thread.
Daniellittle
Daniellittle
2 posts
new member
Jun 29, 2018 - 3:34 PM

I have four days in Geneva. I plan to have one day to go to the mountains and back to Geneva. Which mountain train do you recommend? I have Swiss half fare card. Do I need to reserve seat? Where I can find train schedule?

I also want to see Lausanne or Montreux. Which this two you recommend? I plan to take day trip and back to Geneva the same day.

One day in Geneva to see the city. What do you recommend me to see?

Lucas
Lucas
9609 posts
expert &
moderator
Jun 29, 2018 - 3:40 PM in reply to Daniellittle

Hi Daniellittle,

From Geneva, the closest mountain would probably be Rochers De Naye (https://www.myswissalp s.com/rochersdenaye), near Montreux - you could combine both the city and the mountain in one day. https://www.myswissalp s.com/montreux

You can use the Swiss railways timetable to plan the trip from Geneva to the mountain and back to Montreux and Geneva. https://www.myswissalp s.com/timetable (about 2.5 hours one way to the mountain top)

Another mountain, about an hour further, is the Glacier 3000 (at Col Du Pillon). This is a much higher mountain if you are looking for that. You can read about my day trip to the Glacier 3000 here: https://www.myswissalp s.com/forum/topic/day-trip-to-glacier-3000-near-gstaad - I went from Zurich but it is much closer to Geneva.

For ideas on what to do in Geneva, look here: https://www.myswissalp s.com/geneva/activitie s

If you tell us your interests, I'm sure some members, who are quite familiar with Geneva, can give you more detailed ideas of what to do there in the coming days.

More about Swiss trains and rail passes

More on MySwissAlps.com

Swiss tips in your mailbox

Sign up to receive our newsletter and the latest forum messages. The best way to prepare for your trip!

Sign up

Get a customized itinerary for your trip

Let Swiss travel consultants create a customized itinerary. They will book your entire trip.

More
© MySwissAlps.com 2002-2018