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Swiss Vapeur Parc

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Address: Route de la Plage, Le Bouveret CH 1897 , Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 24 481 44 10
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Description: This unique park displays its attractions in an area of over 17’000 m2 at...
This unique park displays its attractions in an area of over 17’000 m2 at Le Bouveret, in a pleasant location adjacent to the shores of Lake Geneva, Switzerland. One miniature train enthusiast, having come from afar to admire this touristic marvel of lower Valais, confided that all the troubles of everyday life seem to disappear within the gates of the park. Only a child’s earliest experiences of joy can come close to expressing the first sensations of a trip on a miniature train. The little trains chug along as if by magic through a sumptuous decor displaying miniature replicas from the rich heritage of Switzerland: the Castle of Aigle, the Church of Saanen, the Halls of Neuchâtel, the Swiss Residence, railway buildings and constructions of every sort (bridges, viaducts, tunnels, etc.), conjuring up a journey into a land of dreams !
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Really interesting place to visit

Having seen some of the reviews on TripAdvisor, I gave this place a try and overall, I was not disappointed What I liked: Small scall "Switzerland" and local area. A few... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2014
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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366 reviews 366 reviews
84 attraction reviews
358 helpful votes 358 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Having seen some of the reviews on TripAdvisor, I gave this place a try and overall, I was not disappointed What I liked: Small scall "Switzerland" and local area. A few different train itineraries. Mostly all train models are Swiss replicas, with a few exceptions, including a US Amtrak train. Nice area to walk. Good value, especially if staying in... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Our second time there. Nice miniature train park. The main (and actually only) attraction is that you can ride on the trains around the park (which includes its own mini lake, mountains, train stations, etc.) as many times as you want. Young children love it. I imagine an incredible amount of work goes into maintaining the place and the result... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

We love visiting here but sadly out new buggy got stolen today. No cameras means police can't really do much. No action from management who was more interested in packing his money away. No apology no action. We then ate at the creperie the good was so awful it was unedible. The kids love it here it's good fun but... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Probably the best place to enjoy Train Rides with - NO WAITING times. Variety of trains - including real STEAM Engines. Kids could spend whole day in the park and may forget the adjacent zoo at all. Most recommended for family with young children.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Even if you don't have romantic memories of train sets as a kid, this place is great fun for an afternoon. Little trains of all varieties (steam, electric, diesel) take you round a mini world of bridges, ponds, castles and villages. If you can, take the paddle steamer from vevey or montreux and even stop at chillon castle to make... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The three kids enjoyed the trains very much, but when the time comes to feed the family, waiting 1 hour for three crepes is unacceptable. There's plenty of tables around the crepes booth, so you could expect some capacity to deliver fast food. But seeing moms carry their hungry little ones for over an hour, without being warned that they'd... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I would think this to be more of a local attraction. Good for kids. Limited interest for most adults. I've been here twice. Both times I happened to be in the area and the kids asked me to go. I wouldn't make a day of this place but it's worth perhaps a couple of hours if you're nearby.

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Edgartown, Massachusetts, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Located right off the lake, and close to the train station, it is a great to place to learn about the Swiss trains, landscape, make up of towns and villages, roads - all in miniature and riding on a train - fun, fun, fun for all generations. An now, there is a new cafe, eatery there with a nice terrace.... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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18 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Simply an awesome place. About 5 or 6 trains each able to carry maybe 20 people running around a miniature landscape in frequent intervals. A village, parks, lakes, train station, castle, tunnels, bridges, cable car and more. Houses and everything else built with a great attention to detail. Our children loved it there, we spent good 3-4 hours including lunch... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
7 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

As we paid to go in and I saw what I thought was a rather small area I was wondering if we would even fill an hour here - in fact, it was bigger than I thought, and we spent a very enjoyable afternoon pottering around on trains and admiring a world in miniature. The weather forecast had been grim... More 

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