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La Suisse Steam paddle boat.

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Address: avenue de Rhodanie 17, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 (0) 848 811 848
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Boat ride on Steam Paddle Boat is really nice and is worth trying. View of towns around the lake from boat is very beautiful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Boat ride on Steam Paddle Boat is really nice and is worth trying. View of towns around the lake from boat is very beautiful.

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When La Suisse nears the pier you can already see the attention which was given to her during her restaurations. The whole ship is a beautiful piece of engineering history. The deck is fully renovated as is all the railings and portholes. The brass shines and the paint job is perfect. The real masterpiece is the main steam engine situated... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite things to do in the world. Beautiful old paddle boats and unforgettable scenery. There are even white swans on the water.

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Burlingame, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An elegant, beautifully preserved small boat that is incredibly clean with not 1 but 2 dining rooms and a very professional staff and even a glass window to the engine room. A perfectly lovely ride around the lake with stops at all the lake towns on Lake Geneva--greeted by swans and flower boxes everystop!

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Mamaroneck, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best way to visit the Lavaux vineyards region (i.e. the domain between Lausanne and Vevey/Montreux) is definitely to travel by boat on the Leman Lake. Breathtaking views. I lived there for 12 year a long, long time ago and cannot get enough of the scenery. On this outstanding summer day, took the train to Rivaz and walked about 7km... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took this boat across from Lausanne to France and had a fine time. The boat was clean, friendly staff and fast. Great views of the vineyards along the way. It's worth the extra for the 1st class section if you want to get away from the children school trips. The 1st Class tickets come with 2 free drinks and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice boat - sit on the left side benches for the best views when leaving Lausanne. Clean and large bathrooms with drinkable water, efficient bar with hot dogs, ice-creams, etc.

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Hyderabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

It is be a memorable journey across the Lake and it also touches different cities Including Evian, France. If you have a Schengen Visa you can stop by in France (As I traveled from India I carried that Visa. If you are a European citizen I don't think you need that visa. If you do not want to getting off... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

An interesting alternative to the fabulous Swiss train system is a fleet of old-fashioned side-wheel steamboats on Lac Lamon (Lake Geneva). These are historic old boats that make cruises along the shore, from Geneva and Lausanne with stops at other cities, and across the lake to Evian, France. Some of the boats have been converted to diesel engines, but they... More 

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Took a 3 hour trip round the lake (not getting off anywhere) and decided to pay extra to go 1st class because of the additional accessibility it offered. It was great to see the steam engine chuffing away with the cranks gleaming on the crankshaft. There was plenty of room and there were limited snacks available upstairs. the lower deck... More 

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