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A scenic mountain lake situated alongside the city of Geneva, it empties into the Rhone River.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (96 reviews)
“steamers” (35 reviews)
“clear water” (34 reviews)
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Geneva, Switzerland
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"boat ride"
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"steamers"
in 35 reviews
"clear water"
in 34 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 44 reviews
"jet d'eau"
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"lac leman"
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"both sides"
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"sunny day"
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"enjoy the view"
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"nice walk"
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"old town"
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"flower clock"
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"cruise"
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"fountain"
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Reviewed yesterday

This lake is busy but it is really refreshing. I went and had fondue there and there were thousands and thousands of people. Its ok...everyone is just doing there own thing and the atmosphere works!!!

Thank Tim1972999
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am very happy I am visiting Geneva in August The lake view is beautiful with clear skies and longer evenings to enjoy the beauty of the lake Love the view of the French side of the lake. Boat ride on the lake was fun...More

Thank kerpsi
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Most things in Geneva centre round the lake, and the famous water fountain. Take the water taxi - free with your tourist travel card issued by most hotels, or a longer cruise on one of the many paddle steamers that make the journey up and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is such a beautiful lake, from all possible angles, you simply cannot get enough of it, simply sit on a bench and enjoy it.

1  Thank delagioventu
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cold. Clean and very nice water. It's breath taking and majestic. Right in the middle of alps and one can enjoy a swim any where in lake Geneva. Careful the lake goes sharply deep and it can go up to 310 meters - Fast food...More

1  Thank Mysterious711
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit... Too walk ...to do a boat ride... Amazing spectacular view. For runners (joggers) it is a amazing place.

Thank gauravjain2510
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful lake with a huge water fountain, there are boat trips on offer too. Lovely place to sit and have a drink

Thank Sandra B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We started a bus tour in Geneva and we had some free time so we decided to try the lake tour. It was a boat ride around a lake and there was not much to it. It lasts about 1 hour and that includes stops...More

Thank Scott C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and beautiful time in Geneva very nice food delicious desserts and the service was super accurate and very good ! We will come back soon

Thank elenasex
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here you will find everything. Loads of activities like paddle boarding and swimming, boating and waterside restaurants. It’s stunning and always good. Even in the rain it’s beautiful

Thank acvancouver2018
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90ramya
16 April 2018|
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Response from maketea | Reviewed this property |
Walk around Lake Geneva. Take a boat cruise. Go to UN European HQ. There are other museums nearby.
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Stacia B
10 April 2018|
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Response from Wayne F |
I was only aware of 1 boat trip from Geneva running once per day leaving at 10:15 to Nyon village up the lake and takes 1-1/2 hr. There are other boat trips leaving from Lasanne or Montriex (?) but these are far from... More
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