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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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FAQs: Hiking in Lake Geneva

What should I know about Hiking 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.

Why should I choose Lake Geneva for my Hiking adventure?

Stunning lakeside scenery

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.

Ranges of exploration

Lake Geneva, as one of the largest in Western Europe, presents a vast supply of hiking trails that roll with the mountains and cut through breathtaking natural beauty. And the accessible lands can be explored in a wide range of ways, from 1-day walking tours and weekend hikes flavoured with wine tasting sessions to 2-week hiking adventures and private outdoor cardio sessions.

Lake of inspiration

The glacial lake has been visited by many renowned writers who found great inspiration for their work in the breathtaking scenery and tranquil surroundings of Lake Geneva. Among the many crafters of words include Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Mary Shelley, who came up with the idea of Frankenstein after sheltering in their chalet during incessant rain storms.

What can I expect from the weather during my Hiking trip in Lake Geneva?

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.

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Lake Geneva region?

French.

What currency is accepted around Lake Geneva?

Swiss franc.

What's the country code for the Lake Geneva region?

+41.

When is the best time to travel to Lake Geneva for Hiking?

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

What people are saying about Hiking | Lake Geneva

Anne

5.00

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!

Harry

5.00

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

Olivia

5.00

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

Ryan

5.00

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.

Jessica

5.00

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!

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