Lake Geneva, Geneva

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One of Western Europe's largest bodies of water, Lake Geneva sits on the northern side of the Alps. Shared by Switzerland and France, the lake serves as one of the continent's most popular year-round travel destinations, its pristine natural areas a favorite stomping ground for both hikers and skiers. The Swiss side of the lake features a string of picturesque cities, the largest of which is Geneva. This city serves as a hub for paddle steamer cruises, providing a slow but scenic way of connecting to other ports on the lake. After visiting the region's old wineries, castles, and thermal baths, head to one of the lake's tranquil beaches, backed by rugged mountain scenery and shady woodlands. Use our Geneva travel itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Lake Geneva and other attractions in Geneva.
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  • 8 of us.... All family landed into geneva on a windy day and decided to go to the lake straight from the airport. The lake was filled with surfers and small sail boats cause it was a clear and windy d...  more »
  • Geneva lake is very charming with lots of activities like paddle boating, sun bath, cruise etc. just seating on lawn with view of snow cladded Alps is refreshing experience. The water jet is simple bu...  more »
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  • Incredible. Like being on the Mediterranean coast. The water is crystal clear and the Lausanne promenade is a fantastic place to enjoy sunset.
  • Lake view from montreux. Very nice walk way along the lake. Beautiful flowers setting. Good to stroll
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