Lake Geneva Winter and Christmas Season Boat Cruises

MS Vevey in Geneva during Winter

During the winter season, CGN pleasure boat cruises on Lac Léman are limited to ferry boats, fondue dinner cruises, and sailings on Sundays and national holidays including Christmas and New Year’s Day — departures are most common from Geneva, Lausanne, Vevey, and Nyon. Cruising on Lake Geneva has been popular with tourists in the Lac … Read more

See l’Escalade Festival and Celebrations in Geneva in Mid-December

Escalade Festival in Geneva, Switzerland

L’Escalade is Genève’s top family-friendly festival and overshadows other Advent events and Christmas markets in mid-December in Geneva. L’Escalade is the top event on Geneva’s festival calendar. L’Escalade commemorates the successful defense of Genève against a Savoyan attack in 1602. The celebrations are held each year over a weekend in mid-December with parades, demonstrations, music, … Read more

Visit the Chocolate Festival in Versoix, Genève (Festichoc)

Chocolate Festival in Versoix, Switzerland

The free annual chocolate festival (Festichoc) in Versoix, in the northeastern extremities of Geneva, is a very popular family-friendly event for chocolate lovers — it claims to be the biggest chocolate festival in Switzerland. Chocolatiers from Genève, Valais, and nearby communities in the Lac Léman region exhibit and sell top chocolate at the Versoix festival. … Read more

Photos of l’Escalade Celebrations in Geneva, Switzerland

Escalade Festival in Geneva, Switzerland

L’Escalade is a great celebration in old town Geneva each mid-December with marches, parades, battle reenactments, cultural events, mulled wine, and chocolates perfect for memorable photos. L’Escalade is a Genevan festival held each mid-December to commemorate a famous victory of Geneva over the Dukes of Savoy. On December 12, 1602, the Savoyards attempted to invade … Read more

Savings Tickets for CGN Lake Geneva Boat Cruises

Boats Geneva-Mt-Blanc

Use savings deals, day passes, and half-fare cards for cheaper tickets on Lake Geneva boat cruises in Switzerland. Several savings deals and special offers are available for cheaper tickets when cruising on CGN pleasure boat cruises on Lake Geneva in Switzerland. Day tickets, half-fare, and junior cards are generally the cheapest deals with the best … 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

Lake Geneva Boat Cruises – Easter 2021

Savoie and La Suisse on Lake Geneva off Rolle

Special Lake Geneva boat cruises depart on Easter weekend in April 2021 from Geneva, Nyon, Rolle, Lausanne, Vevey, Montreux, and Chateau de Chillon. Wearing masks is obligatory. See Spring Pleasure Cruises on Lac Léman for updates for May and June 2021 On Easter weekend and most Sundays in April 2021, if the weather is good, … Read more