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“Superb!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva
Geneva, Switzerland
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Ranked #1 of 65 Attractions in Geneva
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Walking, Wine tasting
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Owner description: A scenic mountain lake situated alongside the city of Geneva, it empties into the Rhone River.
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Zurich, Switzerland
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“Superb!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

In a word just beautiful!! It's a great place especially in summer to spend your time...you can find everything near by...also you may have a look on to EPFL, Uni Lausnne and some other places those are along the lake side...

Visited March 2012
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“Just amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Lake Geneva (Leman to the locals) is best when seen from the CGN steam paddle boats - it is so worth the expense of taking a first class ticket (even if it for a short distance - such as Geneva-Nyon) on a sunny day. There are brilliant blue deck chairs that you can relax in as the thrum of the boat wafts you onto the next destination. The views of the Jura on one side and Mont Blanc on the other is unbeatable as are the views of Swiss countryside and quaint villages. Plus you don't move, the world moves around you!!!

Visited September 2012
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“Scenic and peaceful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

A rare sight to see in the middle of a city, with the jet d'eau in a distance if you're viewing from the English Garden (Jardin Anglais) and you can also see a few swans and ducks swimming along leisurely at their pace... This entire sight and surrounding makes you sigh and envy the life of the Swiss in Geneva. :)

Visited September 2012
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Geneva, Switzerland
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“The biggest lake of Europe !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

The "Lac Léman" is the biggest lake in Europe, to be visited from the Swiss side, it is just a sensational place. Lots to see, I recommend a stop in Nyon, Lausanne, Lavaux (for the wine), Montreux, and Geneva. Forget the French side of the lake apart from Evian the rest is really ugly. Unfortunately the Swiss have to share the lake with the French !

Visited September 2012
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Loughborough, England, United Kingdom
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“Lake”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Lovely to walk by and to take boat trips around with one of the many companies that operate here. Also the fountain to look at

Visited August 2012
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