One of Western Europe's largest bodies of water, Lake Geneva sits on the northern side of the Alps. Shared by Switzerland and France, the lake serves as one of the continent's most popular year-round travel destinations, its pristine natural areas a favorite stomping ground for both hikers and skiers. The Swiss side of the lake features a string of picturesque cities, the largest of which is Geneva. This city serves as a hub for paddle steamer cruises, providing a slow but scenic way of connecting to other ports on the lake. After visiting the region's old wineries, castles, and thermal baths, head to one of the lake's tranquil beaches, backed by rugged mountain scenery and shady woodlands. Use our Geneva travel itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Lake Geneva and other attractions in Geneva.
Tours To Lake Geneva
Day Trip to Gruyères including Golden Panoramic Express Train BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $231
Duration: 10 hours
Day Trip to Montreux, Chaplin's World Museum and Chillon Castle BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $231
Duration: 10 hours
Geneva City Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $54
Duration: 2 hours
Lake Geneva Reviews
Any visitor to Geneva must stop and take a good time to enjoy the magnificent lake . A river taxi can be hired to cross this historical monument( Ticket both available by the boats) Of course... more »
What a wonderful place! To go for a walk, a run, a snooze... whatever! Bains de Paquis is also a great addition to the lake. I even did a cold water immersion on New Year's Day!! Very exciting. Can't.... more »
The lake of peace and freedom!
Lake Léman !!!!
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