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La Suisse Steam paddle boat.

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Address: avenue de Rhodanie 17, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
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Great Lunch Experience

It was raining and a cold day for May, so what to do for lunch when you're in Geneva? Why, book the Captain's Table lunch on the CGN steamer excursion (12.30 - 14.00) that runs... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was raining and a cold day for May, so what to do for lunch when you're in Geneva? Why, book the Captain's Table lunch on the CGN steamer excursion (12.30 - 14.00) that runs from the Jardin Anglais! It's pricey, but the service is friendly and obliging and the experience is truly memorable. We chose to dine on the... More 

1 Thank DaveySheena
Zurich, Switzerland
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Reminded me Mississippi and the lake it's wonderful. Try it and I'm sure you'll go every time you have the option for some relaxing moments.

Thank TGMueller
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62 reviews
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

We got on in Evian and took the boat over to Lausanne, Switzerland for the afternoon. We had seats on the lower deck (elderly mother-in-law) would have had trouble with the steps to the first-class upper deck. Even so, the view of the lake and shorelines was breathtaking. The water was so beautifully blue and clean. Refreshments are served and... More 

1 Thank We-R-Voyagers
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

A must for everyone, a great breathtaking experience and the views are somthing to write home about. Sit in the first class upperdeck worth the extra money you spend.

1 Thank Imtiaz L
Lincoln, Nebraska
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41 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We took the train to the castle near Montreux and then took the boat back which was, honestly, just about the right amount of boat time. It was a great way to see the coastal villages and was no extra charge because we had Swiss Travel Passes.

Thank KnowWhatsWhat
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We took the boat from Lausanne to vevey to see the photographic exhibition and then caught the train back to the airport. The boat like the Swiss trains runs like clockwork. Sit on deck and watch the vineyards flow by, watch the shiny engine turning or have a drink in the beautifully renovated interior. This trip took about 1 hour... More 

1 Thank drkimw
Houston, Texas
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189 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We rode this lovely boat to the chateau. Lovely fresh air and sunshine. I like how the engine is exposed so that you can watch it at work. Very cool!

Thank bbbuttercup
Carlsbad, California
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We went from place to place around the lake every day using the steam boats. The water is calm so there's no worry about anyone getting seasick, and the views are spectacular no matter where you find your seat, although the upgrade for the 1st class on the upper deck is a no-brainer. It's not expensive and it's quite a... More 

3 Thank dotcominfo
Naples fl
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60 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We took the paddle boat from Lausanne to Montreaux. The historic and beautifully maintained boats are a great mode of transportation and a relaxing way to see the lake.

1 Thank CathyO119
Northampton, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

I did the 2 1/2 hour circuit without stops. Nice time on the lake, with lunch which was good but not spectacular.

Thank Maflannery

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