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Lake Geneva Hiking

Immerse yourself in iconic Swiss Alps that rest beside glistening Geneva

Hike among the iconic Swiss mountains that surround Lake Geneva, where the kind sunlight shimmers off the waters and pierces through lush tree leaves. The iconic glacial lake is cloaked in romance and history, as well as being the site for literary inspiration. Many individuals who have shook the world have passed by its inspiring beauty, from Mary Shelley and Vladimir Lenin to Charlie Chaplin and Freddie Mercury. Visit during the summer months between June and September for ideal hiking conditions.
 
 
 
 
 

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What people are saying about these trips

Jessica Wilcox

5.00

September, 2022

Hut-to-hut ‘Vues du Mont Blanc’ Trekking Tour

Ben was a great guide. I appreciated how straight forward he was, no sugar coating things. We really had a great time. Discussion of how what the hike really is (Tour des Muveran) and the level of difficulty required should be explained in the tour synopsis. As it is, I don’t think most people on the tour were ready for that level.

Anne Fons

5.00

September, 2021

Hut-to-hut ‘Vues du Mont Blanc’ Trekking Tour

Tom is an amazing guide! He made sure that everyone had the best time and anticipated on everyones needs. He is very knowledgeable and experienced. I would recommend everyone booking a tour with him!

Jo Bartimote

5.00

June, 2020

Hut-to-hut ‘Vues du Mont Blanc’ Trekking Tour

Always keen to make sure everyone is having a good time and adjusts pace excellently for the required group

Tim

5.00

May, 2020

Hut-to-hut ‘Vues du Mont Blanc’ Trekking Tour

Tom is a knowledgeable and experienced guide. He was always keen to share his knowledge and was very attentive to our needs throughout the hike. A great sense of humour and a pleasure to be with, we laughed with & at him throughout!

Lucy Murphy

5.00

August, 2017

4-day Hiking and Wine Tasting Tour around Lake Geneva, Switzerland

We had a weeklong tour with Matthew in 2017 and of all the trips we have made, hiking and otherwise, this was the best. Matthew found beautiful and varied types of hikes for each day, and the restaurants and vineyards he found were superb. His knowledge of the wine and geography is deep and he has a wonderful sense of humor. The trip was a joy from beginning to end.

Ed and Anne E.

5.00

June, 2017

4-day Hiking and Wine Tasting Tour around Lake Geneva, Switzerland

Matthew is one of the best...knowledgable, personable, very aware of clients abilities and interests. This is an all-time favorite trip...


 

There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Lake Geneva

The rocky Swiss Alps dominate the background of Lake Geneva with their spikey peaks and snow-covered tops. Green hills roll into the distance with medieval castles sprinkled across the terrain. Vineyards are pushed up against the gentle slopes. Come to discover the culture among the Swiss mountains, and visit authentic sites like cheese farms or get up close and personal with the winemaking process.

 

Good to know:

Country code

+41

Language

French

Currency

Swiss franc

best time to visit

Visit during the summer months between June and September for ideal hiking conditions

What's the weather like?

The high altitude of Lake Geneva results in pleasant summers with mild temperatures, while July is the hottest month with an average of 20°C

More info about Hiking in Lake Geneva:

Located on the north side of the Alps, Lake Geneva is a much revered natural wonder, decorated with history and prestige. Shared between France and Switzerland, the glacial lake is one of the largest in Western Europe, with a length of 45 miles and width of 8,7 miles. It is shaped like a crescent with its two horns facing southwards

 

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