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Is it worthwhile to take the ferry to Evian-les-Bains?

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Atlanta
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Is it worthwhile to take the ferry to Evian-les-Bains?

We will spend 2 nights in Lausanne, is it worthwhile to take the ferry to Evian-les-Bains? Any interesting restaurants there? Can you see Chateau de Chillon from the ferry ride?

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1. Re: Is it worthwhile to take the ferry to Evian-les-Bains?

Yes it's worth a trip. You can see the coast line of both sides of the lake if the weather is fine. Plenty of restaurants though I didn't eat there when i went across.

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Thank you!

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3. Re: Is it worthwhile to take the ferry to Evian-les-Bains?

The Chateau de Chillon is at the very end of the lake, near Montreux. Without binoculars it would be very hard to see from the Lausanne-Evian ferry, and you wouldn't see much of it.

Evian is a lovely town. Very "flowery" in summer - even now, for that matter! there is one restaurant that I like a lot in town - Le Bourgogne. It is very small. But there are oodles on the quais and around the town. If you want something a little out of the way, the restaurant at the Golf at the Ermitage Hotel is excellent. You could also visit le Palais de la Lumière - the old thermal establishment which is now an art gallery (current show - Jean Cocteau) and the Evian water centre and exhibition. If you have time, you could go to the Thermes d'Evian (next tothe Hilton Hotel) for mineral baths and massages etc etc. The street market happens on Tuesdays and Fridays so timing your visit to be there then is particularly good!

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Thank you!

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