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Address: Debarcadere d'Ouchy | Quai Jean-Pascal Delamuraz 1, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 900 929 929
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CGN offers many possibilities to relax on the lake for the pleasure of your...

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 of Lavaux, the Chillon castle, the Alps and the Mont-Blanc, the fabulous medieval town of Yvoire and the famous water fountain of Geneva.

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Lovely steamer

A very reasonably priced trip to see the mountains from the lake. A cheeky glass of wine can be had . The staff are great and the best part is , the paddle does work and you can... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

A very reasonably priced trip to see the mountains from the lake. A cheeky glass of wine can be had . The staff are great and the best part is , the paddle does work and you can watch it. Lots of seating some inside and some outside. Great views.

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

A great way to see the scenery from the lake whilst enjoying the pleasures of a fantastic old steam-driven ship. Well worth the money.

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condobolin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Even though you could take this cruise and stop off at one of the towns along Lake Geneva, we booked the three hour non-stop circuit cruise on La Suisse as we just wanted to take in the views. We sat at the back of the boat upstairs on the coastal side and had a wonderful view of the countryside as... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

On a sunny Sunday my spouse, myself and some friends of ours enjoyed the trip on the steam boat "Simplon" from Geneva to Yvoire. The view to the Mont Blanc and the picturesque villages around the lake are beautiful. Drinks and snacks are available. The boat is large enough to walk around without problems. The staff is friendly and competent.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Everyone needs a little down time when on vacation and this was our time. The dinner served on board was as good as any so far . The staff was very attentive and the ride was a joy. The boat was as clean as a whistle from stem to stern.Take the time and leave the driving to someone else. Enjoy... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We rode on CGN from Evian to Lausanne, the trip was very short less than half an hour and much more convenient than driving there. The drop off location was close to many cafés and restaurants. The ride smooth and beautiful scenery. Although getting on the boat was a hassle because it was crowded with no proper line, as soon... More 

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Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We were given a gift card for a gourmet cruise. We took the boat "La Suisse" and the route Ouchy - Pully - Cully - Rivaz - Vevey - Clarens - Montreux - Chillon and return. The boat is really beautiful and the lake is always magnificent. Any tourist coming to Lausanne should try and find the time to do... More 

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Daresbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

wow .. what a fabulous day out. get a day ticket and you can lik in all lake trips. we took the boat to lausanne and from there took the paddle steamer to chillon + montreux. wonderful boat, stunning scenery, great staff .... would do it all again in a heartbeat!!

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Yellowknife, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

The CGN ferry system provides a peaceful way to travel the lake from Geneva. I found it efficient and on time. Good value for price. Good service on board. Very scenic. The evening cruise with dinner is worth doing. The food was very good and service was good.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Been on the lake for a dinner as part of a conference. It is actually a very nice tour of the lake and the view is gorgeous going from Lausanne all the way to Montreux. Summer time is perfect with the sunset happening while you dine. Food is OK, nothing major to report either positive or negative. Overall a great... More 

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