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“first class”(23 reviews)
“lake geneva”(45 reviews)
“boat ride”(13 reviews)
CGN offers many possibilities to relax on the lake for the pleasure of your eyes and of your taste buds due to a high quality of gastronomy. For an hour or a whole day you will sail in the most beautiful lemanic landscapes discovering the vineyards...more
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Debarcadere d'Ouchy | Quai Jean-Pascal Delamuraz 1, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
+41 900 929 929
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All reviews first class lake geneva boat ride steamers dinner cruise la suisse belle epoque chateau de chillon top deck swiss pass day pass white wine paddle wheel great pleasure nice weather swiss countryside wonderful boat
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For our first evening in Switzerland, we enjoyed the dinner cruise from Lausanne. Great way to relax after a long journey, soak up the beauty of the Lake, and enjoy a great seafood meal. The cruise exceeded all expectations on a beautful evening.

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Less than 10min away from the Montreux train station, there is the Montreux ferry terminal. Even we didn't check the timetable, the ferry schedule seems to fit the train arrival very well. We had a roundtrip tour out of Montreux which took about 2 hours....More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 17 September 2018

reliable service: punctual, clean, cared in every detail: smiley and polite staff, flowers all around the queue line ... swiss top quality!

Thank a_drip_GE
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We took a trip from Lausanne to Chillon with one of the steam boats of the CGN and we spent a nice time on board. These boats get even more impressive when you ee the huge motors in the middle of the boat. By travelling...More

Thank YannR354
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Great place to see the legendary paddle steamers of Lake Leman. These Belle Epoque beauts are sheer eye candy. And a fantastic way to see the lake in luxury.

Thank bryanedwin
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We took steam-powered paddle wheel boats from Montreux to Lausanne, then across Lake Geneva to Evian-Les-Bains. When first planning our trip, this seemed intimidating, but it was actually very easy, and completely covered by our Swiss Travel Pass. The boats were magnificent and spotless. The...More

Thank fayeharlin
Reviewed 5 September 2018

The return trip Lausanne-Evian is worth the money (reduction if you have a day pass for public transportation in Lausanne), even in first class.

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

OK, I admit it. I love boat trips. Any time I get the chance when travelling, a trip on a boat is a must, and a great way of taking in the local scenery. We took the evening return from Lausanne to Montreux and really...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Have a trip on the lake and enjoy the wiev with a glas of local vine. The steam powerd boats are the best. The service at the ticket office was good and efficient. It is possible to see the engine working. Enjoy.

Thank Svein-Ole S
Reviewed 16 August 2018

These boats are 100+ years old but look brand new. Look closely at the timetables and book one of the boats that are true steam liners as opposed to a diesel conversion. These boats are well run, extremely clean and offer great food and drink....More

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10 June 2018|
Response from Capitaine_CGN | Property representative |
Dir Sir/Madam, Thank you for your message. Reservations are required only if you wish to have meal on board. If yes, you can select the "General Abo" or "Catering only" option if available on our website. If not, please... More
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12 May 2018|
Response from Capitaine_CGN | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your message and interest in our company. On May 17th, you can take the boat in Geneva Mont-Blanc at 10:15. You will arrive in Yvoire at 11:57. And for the return back, you can take the boat in Yvoire... More
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7 July 2017|
Response from Capitaine_CGN | Property representative |
Dear Sir, Yes you can pay your ticket on board. You can buy a ticket online as well and present your ticket with your phone but only for transportation. Should you book a table, you will have to print the reservation for... More
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