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“Scenic beauty”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva
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Independent Yvoire Tour and Lake Geneva Cruise with Private Transport from...
Ranked #1 of 149 things to do in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A scenic mountain lake situated alongside the city of Geneva, it empties into the Rhone River.
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Surrey
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“Scenic beauty”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

We travel through Geneva almost every year on route to the Alps. This time we stayed. There is a wonderful atmosphere here, very calm and clean. Plenty of lakeside cafes, restaurants and bars to sit at and watch the world go by. We used the ferry's to cross the lake and buses to travel along the banks. The water is crystal clear. The fountain is quite spectacular. the gardens are lovely. Plenty of people walking, running and skateboarding. The beach was crowded but everyone looked like they were having a great time. We took a paddlesteamer to Yvoire. A lovely day trip. But make sure you get to the dock early to start queuing and I recommend buying a first class ticket if you haven't managed to book a table in the restaurant. Great views of lakeside houses and the boat stops at 3 or 4 small towns on route to Yvoire.

Visited June 2014
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“Great, even in December!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

Jet d'eau, Bains des Paquis, wonderful delights! Walk along the river/lake banks in the day and evening. The evening city lights dance on the water, simply terrific!

Visited December 2013
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Fairfax, VA
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“The lake cruise is a must”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

Terrific way to see much of the city and learn about the history--well worth the time. Also, the water taxis are a great wat to acrose the lake.

Visited June 2014
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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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“lake geneva switzerland”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

just breath taking, one of the most beautiful cleanest places on earth.
I worked in Switzerland for a few months and visited many places also got to meet val kilmer at Lucerne station whilst he was on a filming break.

Visited July 2013
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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“Very cool”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

Lots of spots to relax and enjoy the views. We stopped at a few small cafes along lake Geneva and just relaxed and took in some sun. A definite must visit if you are in Geneva!

Visited June 2014
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