Spending a few days of vacation by the lake is an extraordinary adventure because of the magnificent panoramic views it offers. The lakes of Switzerland offer splendid panoramas in all seasons. A beautiful sunset on a lake is one of the first shows not to be missed. In the summer, many water sports activities are proposed as well as cruises to discover the lake shores, the ports, the flora and fauna and pretty villages with rich and rare heritages.
One of the most famous lakes is without a doubt Lake Geneva, which has a French and a Swiss part. The Swiss side includes both ends of the lake and the north shore. With a total length of approximately 73 km and an area of 582 km (including 349 km in Switzerland), it is crossed from east to west by the Rhône. Lake Geneva, at an altitude of 272 metres, is a site with peaceful surroundings, verdant landscapes and wooded slopes. Many hotels on the shores of Lake Geneva offer exceptional views.
If you want to spend a holiday by the lake in Switzerland, several steps may be necessary to make the most of each site. Discover for example the vineyards of Lavaux, situated between Vevey and Lutry and listed as a World Heritage Site since 2007. In Veytaux, between Villeneuve and Montreux, visit the Chillon castle. The Lake Geneva Museum in Nyon is another must-see place. Its objective is to raise awareness of the current challenges facing Lake Geneva, in particular the fight against pollution, the conservation of aquatic fauna and flora and the quality of the lake's water. Stay in a hotel on Lake Geneva in Switzerland and enjoy the lake view from your room!
By stopping for a few days in a lake hotel in Switzerland, you will be able to fully enjoy your holidays on the lakefront between relaxation, visits, discovery and other sporting activities. Discover magnificent hotels with a view of Lake Geneva, very welcoming and comfortable.
And if you already know all the lakes in Switzerland, discover the beautiful panoramas of the lake shores in France or visit the famous region of lakes in Italy!