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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 vacation route planner to arrange your visit to Lake Geneva and other attractions in Geneva.
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  • Beautiful lake. I walked and ran all round it near the centre end...unfortunately when you start to go 4/5km out the road no longer tracks the lake and goes into the cities. 
  • Navigate the Lake, go to neighboring cities, all very good.. Besides cleaning and water jet, highlight of Geneva.
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  • The views of this place will just blow you away!! Amazing to see the mountains behind all the cities, whichever one you're in...