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Lake Geneva

Geneva, Switzerland
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Ranked #1 of 72 Attractions in Geneva
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Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Wine tasting, Walking
Description: A scenic mountain lake situated alongside the city of Geneva, it empties into the Rhone River.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

It has very good view with lot of boats. This is good for walking. You can go there by walk from cointrin station.

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Moscow, Russia
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Amazing! Water is very clear and the colour is incredible. Must see in Geneve. I liked to sit in one of the small cafes and drink coffee looking at the lake and fountain, watching the birds.

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sunshine coast
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10 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

walk, walk walk a heavenly place you can take river boats back and forth the water smells great - ducks everywhere truly beautiful

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Perth, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

It is big!!! I had no concept of its size until I saw it in person. The fountain is stunning, too. So many beautiful old buildings along the shore. We went in winter, so it was windy and fresh, but this did not deter us from walking a way along the shore. It is a truly beautiful location indeed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

beautiful lake, its almost the only thing to see in Geneva. Nice and quiet. You can go around with the small yellow boats using your TPG transportation card.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

I'm living in Gva, and enjoying every day bike around the lake. This is unique place in the world. Straight in the city but so clean! If you are in GVA of course you can't miss it. You will enjoy! in winter or summer all the time nice and beautiful in it's own way!

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141 reviews 141 reviews
38 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

It's a beautiful tour around the lake and it's worth staying over for the weekend, if you go on business, to do this tour. You can see the mountains, especially Mont Blanc which is majestic, white-capped with snow in August, and I recommend two of the stops along the boat tour, Yvoire, a gorgeous little medieval town with lots of... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

It is the fourth time being in Geneva and it will not be the last visit. Geneva Lake is the most famouse attraction in the city, surrounded of other lovely attractions. Nice view of mountains and its famouse big Jet d'Eau. Nice boats give you great experience of lake tour. You will find great attractions for all (Couples, Family with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

In Geneva, it is all about the lake and historical city around it. The city for me was a good choice. all the attractions are around the lake.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This large lake has a wide variety of attractions and activities to offer. There are a number of boat marinas, resturants, hire boats, beaches and lake taxies. It's a very beautiful tranquil space. The famous jet is located on the lake which is inserting mainly due to its history. A great place to visit and to be as active or... More

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