Open cellars or Caves ouvertes provide excellent opportunities to taste Swiss wines in an informal setting without pressure to buy expensive bottles. The cantons and wine-growing regions of Switzerland have open tasting days throughout the year with individual vineyards often allowing wine tasting on weekends. The larger cantonal and regional open days are mostly in spring (May and early June) or during the harvest season (September / October) but wine events are scheduled throughout the year … [Read More…]
Lake Geneva Travel
The annual Fête de la Tulipe in Morges is one of the most beautiful spring events on Lake Geneva in Switzerland. Around 150,000 tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths can be enjoyed blooming in the Parc de l’Indépendence à Morges behind the chateau on the Lac Léman lakefront.
Morges, a pretty town on Lake Geneva near Lausanne, annually hosts the Tulip Festival (Fête de la Tulipe) to welcome spring. The Independence Park, which is beautifully located on the shores of Lake Geneva behind the … [Read More…]
Ferries and Boats on Lake Geneva
CGN’s fleet of Belle Époque paddle steamboats can be seen at the annual Parade Navale on Lac Léman.
Historic belle époque paddle steamboats cruise daily on Lake Geneva. CGN currently has five … [Read More…]
The most spectacular boat cruises on Lake Geneva are from Lausanne or Vevey with the Lavaux vineyards and Alps as background.
The pleasure boat cruises on Lac Léman with the best scenery and … [Read More…]
Passenger ferryboats from Lausanne cruise year round on Lake Geneva to Evian and Thonon-les-Bains in France.
Passenger ferries cross Lake Geneva daily from Lausanne in Switzerland to Evian and … [Read More…]
Several savings deals make tickets for CGN pleasure boat cruises on Lake Geneva in Switzerland cheaper. Day tickets, half-fare and junior cards are generally the cheapest deals with best savings for … [Read More…]
CGN’s Mobilité passenger ferries provide transportation between Lac Léman towns in France and Switzerland. Ferries go from Lausanne to Evian and Thonon-les-Bains and from Nyon to … [Read More…]
Lake Geneva pleasure boats frequently call at beautiful, medieval Yvoire in France. Passenger ferries operate year round to Nyon with many more sailings available in summer.
Yvoire, a small … [Read More…]