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Lake Geneva

Geneva, Switzerland
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Ranked #1 of 53 attractions in Geneva
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Activities: Wine tasting
Description: A scenic mountain lake situated alongside the city of Geneva, it empties into the Rhone River.
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

This lake is biggest one i say and it spreads over few towns in Switzerland starting from Geneva. We have plenty of ways to view the lake. One is the motor boats available in the lake which gives us a fair view, this can be taken from geneva or montreux. The other view will be taking a train from Geneva... More

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Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

We went for fondu in a restaurant that is on an island on the lake. It was delicious, very authentic Swiss and the atmosphere was out of this world.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

In the summer try to catch the riding sun concerts ( free) at the Bain des Pâquis , Geneva , and on the winter evenings , same place, fondue !

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

A beautiful lake on the Geneva shores. Many towns surround this lake, and it is so scenic. The tours around the lake are very good. Great views of the mountains and the city.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Being from Geneva, here are the 10 things you must see or do when visiting! 1 JET D'EAU from either left bank or the right you can't miss our magnificent fountain. You can take a stroll on the lake side and if you want walk all the way underneath it! Yes you will get wet but I guarantee you'll have... More

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

I loved the iconic sight of the lakes water fountain and the fact you could get some great views on the water taxi. The place itself is expensive. We had a hot dog, burger and a drink, which came to nearly 40 euros

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

If the weather is good, take a boat trip. If you don't want to do a long trip, think about using the little ferries that go back and forth across the lake (les mouettes). It costs the same as a bus ticket (you can use your bus ticket if you still have time left on it) and it's a very... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Great place for an evening walk. The view is stunning and it is such a peaceful place, we stopped to feed the swans. It was a beautiful end of a great day for us.

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Karlstad, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

I really liked the view over the Lake Geneva. When we were there it was a bit cold, but it was still a nice stroll on the promenad beside the lake.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

The lake is stunning, azure blue when the sun is shining and with an average temperature of between 21 and 23 during the height of summer it's perfect for a refreshing dip, just mind the duck fleas! They are only present in the water that doesn't move around the shore lines, I'd recommend swimming at the Bain Des Paquix- a... More

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