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

Christmas Markets on Lake Geneva in Switzerland

Montreux, Lausanne, and Geneva have the best Christmas markets (Marché de Noël / Weihnachtsmarkt), decorations, and Xmas lights to visit in 2023 in the Lac Léman region of Switzerland. The advent season before Christmas brings some color and holiday cheer to towns in the Lake Geneva region. Many towns will see an increase in cultural … Read more

Getting to Geneva Airport (GVA) by Train

Train Departures Board at Geneva Airport

Trains provide cheap and fast transportation to Geneva Airport from Genève-Cornavin station and many other parts of Switzerland including Lausanne, Montreux, Brig, and Biel / Bienne. Swiss Railways provide cheap and fast transportation directly to Geneva Airport (GVA) on the border of Switzerland and France on the outskirts of Genève. Most long-distance trains stop at … Read more

Passenger Ferryboats from Lausanne to Évian and Thonon on Lake Geneva

La Suisse and SImplon Departing from Lausanne

Passenger ferry boats 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 Thonon in France. Up to 14 boats operate daily on each route in both directions. Ferryboats often provide the easiest public transportation to Evian (Ferry N1) … Read more

Ferry Boats and Pleasure Cruises from Lausanne on Lake Geneva

SS La Suisse Approaching Lausanne Ouchy

Lake Geneva passenger ferry boats connect Lausanne with Evian and Thonon while pleasure cruise boats go to Montreux, Nyon, Yvoire, and Genève. Lausanne is one of the best departure ports for cruises on Lake Geneva. A large number of ferry and pleasure boats depart from Lausanne-Ouchy while the Alpine background on these cruises are more … Read more

Passenger Ferry Boats on Lake Geneva in Switzerland & France

Savoie and La Suisse on Lake Geneva off Rolle

CGN’s Mobilité Lake Geneva passenger ferry boats provide transportation between Lac Léman towns in France and Switzerland. Ferries go year-round from Lausanne to Evian and Thonon-les-Bains and from Nyon to Yvoire. Passenger ferries operate year-round to provide public transportation services between Swiss cities on the northern shores of Lake Geneva and French cities on the … Read more

Lake Geneva Pleasure Cruises from Vevey and Lausanne

SS Montreux Leaving Vevey

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 most spectacular backdrops are on the upper parts of the lake between Lausanne and the Montreux area. CGN lake boat cruises depart … Read more

Visit Lausanne Cathedral — the Largest Gothic Church in Switzerland

Interior of Lausanne Cathedral

Visit Lausanne Cathedral to see the most important early Gothic church in Switzerland and hear a magnificent modern pipe organ. Lausanne Cathedral is the largest and arguably most important early Gothic church in Switzerland. It dates mostly from the late 12th, early 13th century and thus influenced many churches that followed. The harmonious interior is … Read more

Photos of Grandvaux Vineyards in Autumn, Lavaux

Photos of Grandvaux Vineyards in Autumn, Lavaux

The terraced vineyards of Grandvaux in Lavaux between Cully and Lutry near Lausanne, Switzerland provide hikers spectacularly beautiful landscapes perfect for photos in autumn. The UNESCO World Cultural Heritage-listed terraced vineyards in the Lavaux region in Switzerland provide some of the most spectacular scenery along the shores of Lake Geneva between Lausanne and Vevey. From … Read more