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For fun- your best SBB Day Pass trips

Hey folks!

I decided to buy on a whim one of the great SBB saver day passes for a day coming up in a few weeks without any specific plan in mind of where to go or what to do, and thought it would be fun to hear from you all how you have used your day passes before to go on fun/unique trips to get the most bang-for-your-buck.

Did you go a whirlwind trip of a bunch of stops? Go somewhere more remote? Happy to hear any stories.

In my case, I'm not in the majority as will be departing Geneva, and planning to really just do a day trip somewhere (departing and returning same day). I'm tempted to take myself out to Zermatt for the day just to see it since it's so expensive otherwise, even though it's quite far, but I'm sure some of you have stories of doing some fun super long day trips too-- happy to get inspiration from you!
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Glacier Express!
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Can you do that with a day pass?
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Don't know! But, can be done in a day.
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Yes you can! Chur-St Moritz is a nice ‘Glacier Express’ trip for a day pass/GA. Inverted commas because you can do the route but not on the panorama train (which requires a paid reservation). But just take any scheduled train on the same route.

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From Geneva? A day trip to Basel.
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Konstanz/Lörrach/shopping in Germany!
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1) to Lucern, boat to Vitznau, train up to Rigi and back

2) to Locarno by the Centovalli and back by Lucern (Gothard)
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Zürich, up the Uetliberg and/or boat on the Limmat and back
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If you live in Geneva or any commune on lake Léman, you can buy at your commune, a day pass for CGN boats for Fr. 24.50 (with 1/2 tarif), 1st class and usable any day of the year.
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for Geneva:

http://www.ville-geneve.ch/demarches...n-prix-reduit/
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Re: For fun- your best SBB Day Pass trips

Bumping this thread, since I'm in a similar situation as the OP, except based out of Zürich with a ticket for this weekend. Any suggestions about good day trips out of Zürich to make the most of a saver day pass? Still new to the area so I'm open to most anything!
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