Report on Lake Geneva – useful information to plan your own trip
If you are interested in a tour on your own in Europe, Geneva Lake is a must-see travel destination for nature and culture lovers. In this report you will find information and tips for planning your trip to Lake Geneva.
Western Switzerland is a very diverse region. It includes the capital of Switzerland - Bern, which is one of the most beautiful cities in the country and can be easily reached from the Lake. Its old town is a UNESCO World Heritage site. You can explore Lake Geneva and all the cities and villages around: there is the famous medieval castle - Chateau de Chilon in Montreux, Geneva with a beautiful promenade, many museums and monuments, and Lausanne with the Olympic Museum and Notre Dame Cathedral. The region is proud of having many castles with museums in Aigle, Gruyeres, Vufflens le Chateau & Thun. You should visit Gruyeres, famous for a cheese factory or go on sightseeing the Ballenberg open-air museum with the exposition of traditional Swiss life. Don't hesitate to go to the mountains. Wonderful peaks await you: Jungfraujoch with the highest station Europe, Niesenm Faulhorn, and Schynige Platte. Hiking trails lead you to beautiful glaciers, such as Oberer - and Unterer Gletscher, or to charming towns along Lake Geneva, such as the Lavaux vineyards.
What can you see in Around Geneva Lake?
The number and quality of attractions / monuments in this region:
The highest world class level (***) - 4
Very interesting attraction (**) - 15
Worth seeing along the way (*) - 21
The above information is very important in planning travel itinerary, because it allows you to include as many the highest world class attractions as possible for 1 trip, especially in case, you have too few days available to travel..
Number of nearby regions to visit:
Area Near Zurich
Sea / ocean in this region to swim in:
What is included in the report?
- city, attraction name, description and quality assessment of the region’s main tourist attractions,
- several photos,
- information on logistics,
- list of selected attractions for children,
- visual map of the region,
- 1-3 suggestions for travel itineraries around the region.
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How to plan your own trip to Around Geneva Lake?
- Review tourist attractions / photos in the report and select the ones that interest you,
- See suggested trip itineraries on the enclosed map of the region
- Consider visiting neighboring regions
- Choose your final travel itinerary.
More details in the report or in my post "How to plan a trip itinerary abroad on your own ?" to be download on this website for free.