Wine Tasting in the Lake Geneva Region of Switzerland

Lavaux on Lake Geneva in Autumn

Open cellars, or Caves ouvertes, are popular in the Lake Geneva region and provide excellent opportunities for tasting Swiss wine 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 too. The … Read more

Swiss Classic British Car Meeting in Morges

British Classic Cars Parked in front of the Chateau de Morges

Morges in Switzerland hosts a free but very impressive show day for around 1,500 British classic cars in the parks and on the quays of Lake Geneva. The Swiss Classics British Car Meeting is held annually in October in the castle-town Morges on the shores of Lake Geneva near Lausanne. Owners of British classic cars … Read more

Day-Trips and Excursion Tours from Geneva

Chateau de Chillon is a very popular day-trip tour destination on Lake Geneva

Day trips from Geneva are easy to arrange or book tours for stress-free excursions especially to sights not easily reached on public transportation. Traveling in the Lake Geneva region is easy but many day-trip tours and excursions are also available and a good idea for sights requiring complicated transfers and connections. Bus tours allow seeing … Read more

Cycle Around Lake Geneva in Switzerland and France

Cycling in La Côte on Lake Geneva

Biking around Lac Léman is easy on cycling route 46 that guides cyclists around Lake Geneva in Switzerland and France. The route is relatively flat but offers fantastic views of not only the lake but also the Alps and Jura mountains. Cycling route 46 guides cyclists on the 200-km Tour du Léman bike tour around … Read more

Yvoire – a Medieval Floral Town on Lake Geneva, France

Approaching Yvoire on Lake Geneva, France

Romantic, medieval, flower-rich Yvoire is a small French town on Lac Léman popular with day-trippers from Genève, Lausanne, Nyon (by passenger ferry), Évian, and ski resorts in the Lake Geneva region. Yvoire is a small but very romantic small town (population ca. 800) on the southern, French shores of Lake Geneva. This traffic-free village has … Read more