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

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

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

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

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

Photos of the Lavaux Vineyards in Autumn

Lavaux View Towards Lausanne in Autumn

The UNESCO World Cultural Heritage-listed vineyards of Lavaux on Lake Geneva are beautiful for most of the year but spectacular for photos in autumn. The Lavaux terraced vineyards are spectacularly beautiful in autumn with the triangle between Rivaz, St Saphorin (Lavaux), and Chexbres a particularly pleasant area for easily accessible hikes. Even driving through the … Read more

Hiking in the Vineyards of Lavaux

Hiking in the Lavaux

Hikers in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed terraced vineyards of Lavaux enjoy easy walks and fantastic views of grapevines, Lake Geneva, and the Alps. The historic terraced vineyards in the Lavaux region in Switzerland offer endless opportunities for easy hikes with marvelous views of Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) and the Alps. The grapevines are beautiful from … Read more

Transportation to the Lavaux Vineyards

Train in Grandvaux Station

Transportation to the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage-listed terraced vineyards of Lavaux is easy by train or car from Geneva, Bern, Lausanne, and Montreux. The historic terraced vineyards of the Lavaux wine-producing region are some of the most spectacular sights on the shores of Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) in Switzerland. The Lavaux is a great day-trip … Read more

Explore Vineyards with the Mobilis Lavaux Riviera Pass

Trains in the Lavaux in Autumn

Travelers save with the Mobilis Lavaux Riviera day pass on trains and buses when exploring the vineyards between Lausanne and Montreux on Lac Léman. The vineyards of the Lavaux region on the northern shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland are amongst the most beautiful parts of Switzerland. In addition to the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage-listed … Read more

Enjoy Free Concerts at the Cully Jazz Festival

Poster for Cully Jazz 20113

The annual spring-time Cully Jazz festival attracts international artists and Swiss musicians to the small town Cully on the shores of Lake Geneva in the Lavaux region between Lausanne and Montreux. Public transportation – go by train, return by bus – usually is the best way of getting to Cully Jazz concerts. Jazz is very … Read more