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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  • Any visitor to Geneva must stop and take a good time to enjoy the magnificent lake . A river taxi can be hired to cross this historical monument( Ticket both available by the boats) Of course...  more »
  • What a wonderful place! To go for a walk, a run, a snooze... whatever! Bains de Paquis is also a great addition to the lake. I even did a cold water immersion on New Year's Day!! Very exciting. Can't....  more »
  • Good. Nice scenery beautiful on both sides of the lake. Very high end area. I can’t believe that trip advisor requires that I go on and on about an excursion. I liked it. Ok. It’s that enough said?!  more »
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  • The lake of peace and freedom!
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  • This lake is not only huge but beautiful. Surrounded by so many amazing towns and the water is unbelievably clear. You can get around a lot of the Geneva parts by water boat.
  • A great moment at Lake Le Mon. Peaceful and natural life
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