Lake Geneva Tour, Switzerland

About Lake Geneva, Switzerland: Lake Geneva Switzerland which is a lake on the North side of the Alps which is shared between Switzerland and France and is one of the largest lakes in Western Europe.It is the largest on the course of the Rhone and is the first recorded name of the lake is Lacus Lemannus which comes from Ancient Greek Limenos Limne meaning “Port’s Lake”.The Lacus Lausonius which has the name and is also used for the town or the district on the Lake.The Lacus Losanetes and also Lac De Lausanne during the Middle ages and following the rise of Geneva it became Lac de Geneve which is also revived in French with customary name in the language.

How can Reach : Geneva city is located just near of the Lake Geneva which spread in two countries Switzerland, France. It is well connected with Zurich, Bern, Basel and Lausanne cities by road.

"Geneva" is the nearest railway terminal which is just 0.8 KM far from "Lake Geneva (Geneva-Mont-Blanc)". Tourists can get here train to Zurich and Basel cities.

"Geneva Airport" is the nearest airport which is situated just 5.5 KM distance from "Lake Geneva (Geneva-Mont-Blanc)". Tourists can get here flights to domestic cities and international.

Entrance Fee (Entry Fee - Tickets): FREE

Visit Timings (Open Hours): 24 Hours

Boat Cruise Tickets & Fare:

CHF44 – Geneva to Lausanne

CHF22 – Geneva to Nyon

CHF28 – Geneva to Yvoire

CHF36 – Lausanne to Yvoire

Tourists Information Centre Address: Place de la Navigation 6, 1006 Lausanne, Switzerland

Locations: Switzerland & France

Lake Type: Glacial Lake

Primary Inflows: Rhone & Dranse

Surface Elevation: 372 metres

Maximum Length: 73 km

Maximum Width: 14 km

Surface Area: 580.03 SQ KM

Average Depth: 154.4 metres

Maximum Depth: 310 metres

Water Volume: 89 km3

Cities Near of the Lake Geneva:

Aigle - Popular Town

Chateau d'Oex - Municipality

Coppet - Municipality in the district of Nyon

Geneva - The largest City on the lake

Lausanne - Olympic Committee headquarters

Les Diablerets - Village and ski resort

Leysin - Municipality of the canton of Vaud

Montreux - Resort town

Nyon - Municipality in the district of Nyon

Vevey - Swiss town

Villars-sur-Ollon - ski resort. & Village

Summer Season : June to August

Winter Season : November to February

Tourist Attractions: The Geneva Water Fountain, International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, Chaplin's World- Museum, Les Jumelles- Mountain peak

Things to Do: Aquaparc- Water park, Boating, Swimming and Fishing on Lake Geneva, Hiking, Walking, skiing

Website: https://www.cityoflakegeneva.com

Weather Temperature:

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) -1.3 -1 1.6 4.8 9.1 12.3 14.4 14.0 10.8 7.4 2.4 0.1
Average High (℃) 4.5 6.3 11.2 14.9 19.7 23.5 26.5 25.8 20.9 15.4 8.8 5.3

Nearest Accommodations:

Luxury Hotels: Hotel-Restaurant Le Cerf (+41 24 491 11 94), Hotel Masson Veytaux (+41 21 966 00 44), Hotel Eden Palace Au Lac (+41 21 966 08 00), Hotel du Grand Lac Excelsior(+41 21 966 57 57), Hotel Victoria (+41 21 962 82 82), TRALALA Hotel Montreux (+41 21 963 49 73), J5 Hotels Helvetie (+41 21 966 77 77), Hotel Parc et Lac (+41 21 963 37 38), Rouvenaz Hotel (+41 21 963 27 36), Hotel Splendid (+41 21 966 79 79), Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic (+41 21 966 33 33), Hotel Eurotel (+41 21 966 22 22), Villa Eden Palace Au Lac Hotel (+41 21 966 08 06), Le Major Davel (+41 21 552 19 50), Le Mirador Resort & Spa Hotel (+41 21 925 11 11), Astra Hotel Vevey (Montreux Riviera Lavaux) (+41 21 925 04 04), VISIONAPARTMENTS Hotel de Famille (+41 21 510 22 70)

Affordable Hotels: Hotel Villa Germaine Parizsi (+41 21 963 15 28), Residence Castel Les Chênes Hotel (+41 21 963 08 80), Auberge de Jeunesse Montreux Hotel (+41 21 963 49 34), Contemporary Lake View Apartments Hotel (+41 79 635 55 57), Buffet de la Gare Hotel (+41 21 525 27 86), Refuge du Grammont Hotel (+41 24 481 11 83), Hotel Edirol, Viviane Pitteloud (+41 24 481 14 16), Restaurant Auberge de Vouvry Hotel (+41 24 481 12 21), La Foret sur le Lac Hotel (+41 78 900 78 20), Au Grand-Bois Hotel (+41 24 481 42 25), Camping de Moratel Hotel (+41 21 799 19 14), Le Vigny Hotel (+41 21 799 38 12)

Distances from Lake Geneva (Geneva-Mont-Blanc):

Geneva City: 1.3 KM

Lausanne City: 62.6 KM

Bern City: 156.8 KM

Basel City: 253.6 KM

Lucerne City: 260.0 KM

Zurich City: 276.1 KM

Winterthur City: 297.0 KM

St. Gallen City: 359.4 KM

Nearest Major Airport : "Geneva Airport" is a busy international and domestic airport of the Switzerland country which is located just 5.5 KM distance from Lake Geneva (Geneva-Mont-Blanc). Tourists can get here domestic and international flights.

Bus Services: Buses services are available from "Geneva Airport" (5.5 KM) to Lake Geneva tour.

Taxi Services: Taxis services are available from "Geneva Airport" (5.5 KM) to Lake Geneva tour.

Nearest Train Station: Geneva (0.8 KM). Tourists can get here train to to Zurich and Basel cities.