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Address: , Geneva, Switzerland
Phone Number: 18-00-21-00
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Activities: Walking, Wine tasting
Description: A scenic mountain lake situated alongside the city of Geneva, it empties...
A scenic mountain lake situated alongside the city of Geneva, it empties into the Rhone River.
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The best attraction of Geneva!

Take the boat even if it is to cross to the other side! You get to go close to the Jet Iconic fountain, lit up at night, pumping half a cubic meter of water per second 140m into... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Madrid, España
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Take the boat even if it is to cross to the other side! You get to go close to the Jet Iconic fountain, lit up at night, pumping half a cubic meter of water per second 140m into the air. there are plenty of cruises around depending on the duration one can afford. Definitely a must in good weather.

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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

One of the biggest lakes in Europe on the border of 2 nations, in which the Alps love to mirror. Many quiet and peaceful havens along the lake with many lovely and beautiful cities: Montreux, Lausanne, Morges, Nyon and Geneva. A boat trip on the lake allows you to go back in time and meet up with history.... you even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I live and work in Geneva and it really is beautiful. The lake has many tours - especially interesting is the one that takes you round all the luxurious homes on the lake side both in France and Switzerland. People like the Rotchiles, the Aga Khan have homes here. The Jet d'Eau is quite awe inspiring. Or you can take... More 

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Geneva
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I have the luck to live very close to Lake Geneva, so I see it every day :-). Lake Geneva hosts some of the most beautiful places in Europe. Obviously you must go and see the 'jet d'eau', the famous water fontaine in Geneva. Have a walk or run or skate around the lake shores in Geneva, visit ‘Bain de... More 

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Great Witley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful and huge! Lake Leman is just lovely and all the little towns around it (aside from Geneva itself) are worth visiting if you have a car. Stunning Alps backdrop and lots of places to eat and drink and watch the lake life float by.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

You want peace with a view, get a bench and sit beside Lake Geneva. Enjoy the view. Evenings and Early mornings are best. Best place for jogging as well.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I was pleasantly surprise the find that this was a calm and clear watered lake and a great place for a picnic!

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HCM
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The lake is truly beautiful and it is worth to visit, however some of coffee shop in the morning have not much choice for breakfast and the cost is quite high as usual in Switzeland.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

If you're in town and have an hour to spare, do yourself a favor and walk down to Lake Geneva and enjoy the view! You could even hop on a tourist boat. The yellow ones are part of the public transportation!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We decided to visit Geneva during our holiday in France. The lake was beautiful and worth the visit. Swam in the lake and the temperature was just right. Geneva is a lovely city and we enjoyed looking round. The only downside is that it is very expensive and beware if you are visiting for the day you will get stung... More 

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