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Lake Geneva

Geneva, Switzerland
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A scenic mountain lake situated alongside the city of Geneva, it empties into the Rhone River.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (77 reviews)
“clear water” (32 reviews)
“jet d'eau” (179 reviews)
Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed yesterday

Lake Geneva, or properly Lac Leman, is one of western Europe's largest lakes. Great place to walk along picturesque shoreline, enjoy a dinner cruise, or even go fishing. With cleaning up of lake in recent years, water quality has improved to allow swimming, and the...More

Thank OneWayVancouver
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you visit Geneva and missed to visit the lake then, you have to visit it again! WhT a romantic and lovely place to sit near and enjoy your life with a friend and coffee!

Thank SultanMansouri
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A superb place to hang-out. Boating options, grass to sit on.... fantastic vistas. A real treat! The 'classic' part of Geneva.

Thank Barry L
Reviewed 4 days ago

The lake was beautiful ,The wind and rain that I faced in early June was crazy but I could have a 2miles walk around the lake.

Thank Dr_taxdir
Reviewed 4 days ago

One can think of many reasons to visit the city and lots of things to do while you are here. But a swim by the beach? yes, the Swiss have created an artificial beach in the middle of the lake! Quite superb! Very well organised...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked a four hour trip on a "belle epoque" paddle steamer. We embarked at 14:30 at Paquis on Lake Geneva. We had tickets for the upper deck of ms Savoie, a beautifully restored paddle steamer which was built in 1914. The trip was very...More

Thank sosofar
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not sure how one can not spend time visiting this during their stay in Geneva. Lovely lake with plenty of cafe's/areas to sit and enjoy the view on a summer day. Good luck finding many places open on Sundays though.

Thank GeneralShamu
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am from Hawaii and I was amazed at the absolute beauty this lake has to offer. We took the steam boat around the lake had lunch and relaxed on the deck in comfortable chairs. Highly recommended great staff and again the water so pretty.

Thank Lehia27
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Geneva is really a nice city and the lake adds to its beauty. This is a perfect place for a walk before any meeting in Geneva.

Thank Ali D
Reviewed 6 days ago

nice for walk on the shore, nice for a boat trip , big enough to spend all day in cruise , nice small beaches

Thank danlucamatei
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Ramesh G
How long it takes to travel to Geneva city from lake?
22 May 2017|
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Response from Owen R | Reviewed this property |
around a 10 minute wait on a small boat
Am flying in to Geneva and wish to drive to surrounding area. Am looking for activities such as tobogonning, white water rafting.. Is this available in the area?
2 May 2017|
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Response from Shreyas T | Reviewed this property |
Basically, if you are a pro .. you should try travelling to Mont Blanc from Geneva.. various travel groups or even share cars can take you to chamonix from where you can take a cable car and then enjoy the snow sports. For... More