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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  • When I visited the lake, it was a sunny day. It was really enjoyable to walk along the shores on both sides of the lake. The water was very clear. Try taking the boat transportation across the...  more »
  • If you want a good positive energy for the day, than take a walk around this lake from Rue Zurich passing by Mont Blanc bridge up to Jet D’Eau. It is just stunning place, super quiet albeit full of...  more »
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