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“Lovely on a sunny day” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva
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Geneva City Tour and Boat Cruise
Ranked #1 of 145 things to do in Geneva
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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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Telford, United Kingdom
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“Lovely on a sunny day”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

We used out free travel ticket from the hotel on no.14 bus which drops off just near the lake. Walked round the shore near the jet d'eau. Has quite a few place to eat and we ate at a creperie snack bar near the entrance to the jet d'eau walkway. Was quite pricey by uk standards so be prepared and my advise would be take a picnic as in this area there are all the big name shops like Gucci, Prada etc. when we went there was entertainment in the form of puppet show and a big wheel. Grandkids took their scooters to scoot round which was a good idea as it was quite a walk. We jumped on the yellow boat which was free with our public transport ticket and crossed the lake. This gets you off by the place de parqiu. We didn't visit that but instead if you follow the path along the lake u eventually come to some beautiful gardens which also has a nice snack bar, loos and animals to see. Lovely on a sunny day

Visited July 2014
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“Hotel de plas”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

It was an amazing scenery . The only thing you need to know is the language which would be french or german or in a few places english.

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Turku, Finland
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“beautiful”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

As a tourist you can have a free ticket for public transport either from airport or from your hotel. This very same ticket is valid even in the boats that go across the lake.
There are very beautiful parks near the lake and local people seem to have good time there. There are several baths in the parks and nice statues, flowers and bushes.

Visited July 2014
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Switzerland
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“Nice place to chill”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

not so many beaches to swimm in the lake and a little cold for me but walking around the lake is nice and with roller skates even better.

Visited June 2014
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Stunning - especially the train trip around it”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

This really is one of the most beautiful lakes in Europe and it definitely adds something to the otherwise boring city of Geneva. However, one of the best ways to enjoy it is on the railway between Montreux and Geneva, a journey which offers some fantastic views, with the lake on one side and rolling vineyards on the other.

Visited July 2014
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