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Address: Geneva, Switzerland
Phone Number: 18-00-21-00
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Activities: Wine tasting, Walking
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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Lake Geneva is one of the most beautiful places in Europe - very serene with a breathtaking view of the French Alps when viewed from the west side of the lake. Highly recommended!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Lake Geneva is one of the most beautiful places in Europe - very serene with a breathtaking view of the French Alps when viewed from the west side of the lake. Highly recommended!

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geneva
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Great place to swim, sail, snorke and to enjoy all water sports. Small places like la tour de paix, clarens ou Riez are worth be seen.

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Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The place is very typically Swiss - a large lake surrounded by old buildings that make the Geneva city centre. Hence the lake is extremely accessible and very easy to get to. I have been here on two summers - one in 2014 and one in 2015. In 2014, my visit coincided with the Geneva festival, so there was plenty... More 

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mumbai
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Great place, love the Jet d'eau.. very clean and serene inspite of the hustle of the city in the evening.

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Vadodara, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

if youre in geneva and specially on a romantic trip you gotta visit this place. good for a ride and great scenic beauty that s like a picture perfect memories for lifetime. lovely people and lovely place ...........

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Indeed large lake, surrounded by the mountains. If in Geneva, you can have short boat rides with the public transport ticket (small Yellow boats), or take a cruise. Beautiful views. Some people swim in the lake in summer, some combine hot sauna with few seconds in the lake in the winter (bains des Paquis)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

If you are out to relax, a stroll by the lake is beautiful. There are lake cruises which are fund and a short tram ride which was fun for my 6 yr old daughter. Good fun for 1 day worth of activities.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The ambient is beautiful, lovely buildings and nice places to visit around the lake and old town. People are very friendly and the city is very international

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

so refreshing to sniff and deep breath clean water and pleasant view with different kinds of birds on it

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great to walk along the lake front and across the bridge. The fountain is a treat to see, with the mist form it blowing back across you on a hot summers day a good feeling

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Address: Address: Geneva, Switzerland
Phone Number: 18-00-21-00
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva

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