Geneva Lake Region like never seen
Geneva Lake Region like never seen

Geneva Lake Region like never seen

Geneva Lake, One day Excursion

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Grande Dixence Dam

The Grande Dixence dam, the world’s highest gravity dam, gathers melting water from 35 glaciers in the Zermatt region, extending up to Val d’Hérens. Not only is the dam a notable visitor attraction, but it also serves as the starting point for mountain hikes.

Following a lunch stop near the town of Sion, your journey continues to the iconic Chillon Castle for an unforgettable visit. Subsequently, a cruise aboard one of Lake Geneva’s emblematic paddle steamers unfolds, providing a picturesque view of the Lavaux vineyards, recognized as a UNESCO Heritage site, all the way to Lausanne Ouchy.

Conclude your day by returning home with the convenience of your private car.

Matterhorn Alpine Crossing

Embark on an exhilarating Alpine journey, traveling from Geneva to Aosta, Breuil-Cervinia, Petit Cervin, and Zermatt. Kick off the day with a picturesque bus ride, immersing yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Aosta Valley and making a delightful coffee stop in Entrèves.

Arrive at the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, where extraordinary views of 34 peaks over 4,000 meters await. The adventure continues with the ascent of the novice-friendly Breithorn (4,164 m) in a sleek Pininfarina-designed cable car, ultimately reaching the charming town of Zermatt.

Optionally, extend your stay in Zermatt for further exploration. Brace yourself for an unforgettable Alpine experience!

Cheese and Mountain Fun

This experience seamlessly blends a visit to Gruyères, the renowned cheese-making region of Switzerland, with a captivating stop at the scenic viewpoint of the Diablerets area, specifically Glacier 3000. On the way back, you’ll traverse past the majestic Chillon Castle, followed by boarding a cruise in Montreux aboard one of Lake Geneva’s iconic paddle steamers. This cruise offers a delightful opportunity to appreciate the vineyards of Lavaux, designated as a UNESCO site, extending all the way to Lausanne Ouchy.

Watch Manufacturers Tour

Following a scenic 1h30 drive to the Sentier, explore the Espace Horloger, a museum showcasing the latest creations from the foremost watchmaking companies in the Joux Valley. At noon, indulge in a gourmet lunch at Le Brassus, the restaurant of the Hôtel des Horlogers. Spend the afternoon delving into the intricacies of grand complication watches during a 2-hour visit to the Jaeger-Lecoultre manufacture.

Chamonix and The Mont-Blanc

Nestled at the base of Europe’s highest peak, Mont-Blanc (4,810 m), Chamonix stands as the global hub of mountaineering, beckoning mountain enthusiasts from across the globe with its myriad attractions.

In the afternoon, embark on the charming red Cogwheel Mountain Train for a 20-minute journey to Montenvers station, situated at an altitude of 1,913 m. Here, marvel at the famous Mer de Glace (Sea of Ice), a profound testament to the ongoing changes in climate.

Picturesque Lake Geneva

Begin your journey amidst the lush green landscapes of the Gruyères region, and as you approach the foothills of the Fribourg Prealps, you’ll encounter the enchanting castle of Gruyères, evoking a sense of medieval charm straight from the pages of history.

In the early afternoon, your adventure continues with two Panoramic Mountain Trains: one in Gruyères and the other on the Golden Pass route leading to Montreux. Following this scenic experience, you’ll proceed to Chillon Castle, and later, embark on a cruise aboard one of Lake Geneva’s iconic paddle steamers.

Lavaux Highlights

Set sail from Lausanne Ouchy harbor on a cruise aboard one of Lake Geneva’s iconic paddle steamers, providing a splendid view of the UNESCO-designated Lavaux vineyards en route to Chillon Castle. Following the visit, you can either walk (30 minutes) or take a brief bus ride (10 minutes) to Montreux, where a compact Cogwheel Mountain Train awaits to transport you to the summit of Rochers de Naye.

At an elevation of approximately 2,000 meters, you’ll be treated to awe-inspiring panoramas stretching from the Eiger to Mont-Blanc.

Sports, Wine and Cinema at Riviera

Upon reaching Lausanne-Ouchy, your first stop is the Olympic Museum, a tribute to the Olympic movement, displaying the history of the games, their organization, and athletes’ achievements.

Following this, embark on a scenic cruise aboard one of Lake Geneva’s iconic paddle steamers to marvel at the UNESCO-designated Lavaux vineyards en route to Chillon Castle. After the castle visit, continue your journey to Montreux and Corsier for an exploration of the Chaplin Museum. Next, enjoy a short ride to the Lavaux vineyards, where a passionate winegrower will introduce you to their estate, offering a memorable wine tasting experience.