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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  • Awesome views with ferry transport between Switzerland and France and across Genèva. Great to spend a relax afternoon during summer time  more »
  • A beautiful tourist attraction with breath taking views and perfect for a peaceful stroll along the lake.  more »
  • A lake that then you know the story puts you in thinking in the fortuitous... very cute... it is a landmark of Geneva... Nice... walking in oareja or with friends... I loved it!
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