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.

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.

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

Geneva 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: Hotel-Restaurant Le Cerf, Hotel Masson Veytaux, Hotel Eden Palace Au Lac, Hotel du Grand Lac Excelsior , Hotel Victoria, TRALALA Hotel Montreux, J Hotels Helvetie, Hotel Parc et Lac, Rouvenaz Hotel, Hotel Splendid, Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic, Hotel Eurotel, Villa Eden Palace Au Lac Hotel, Le Major Davel, Le Mirador Resort & Spa Hotel, Astra Hotel Vevey (Montreux Riviera Lavaux, VISIONAPARTMENTS Hotel de Famille, Hotel Villa Germaine Parizsi, Residence Castel Les Chênes Hotel, Auberge de Jeunesse Montreux Hotel, Contemporary Lake View Apartments Hotel, Buffet de la Gare Hotel, Refuge du Grammont Hotel, Hotel Edirol, Viviane Pitteloud, Restaurant Auberge de Vouvry Hotel, La Foret sur le Lac Hotel, Au Grand-Bois Hotel, Camping de Moratel Hotel, Le Vigny Hotel.

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