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Address: Debarcadere d'Ouchy | Quai Jean-Pascal Delamuraz 1, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
Phone Number:
+41 900 929 929
05:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 05:00 - 23:30

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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CGN is a boat company on Lake Leman. They offer a number of lines across and around the lake, it's a daily commute for many French residents who work in the Lausanne area as the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Lausanne, Switzerland
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

CGN is a boat company on Lake Leman. They offer a number of lines across and around the lake, it's a daily commute for many French residents who work in the Lausanne area as the round trip by car would be very long. This mountain lake (only people in Geneva dare call it Lake Geneva) is about 80km long and... More 

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Cantu, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

CGN is the company running the boat service on the Geneva lake. They have some hystorical boats still in service which are amazing. Then they use for service a serie of standard boats not particularly attracting nor comfortable. It is very nice though to have trips on lae, especially bordering the Swiss sides. Considering the service level, the cost of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Feels like vacation, even if still far away from it. A healthy break for our daily routine. Also a pleasant way to commute between cities around the lake.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

It was a nice cozy trip to Evian and also availed the reduced ticket with Lausanne TRavel card which was provided by Hotel

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

The CGN is the company that runs the boats on the leman lake. They are offering many routes in between Switzerland and France and around the lake. The fleet is a mix of old boat well renovated or brand new boat with great customer services on board. From the lake you will also enjoy beautiful view.

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Cramlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We decided to take a trip to Evian, from Lausanne, as on the Saturday this was the only route that operated, We purchased our tickets at the office at the port and as we had local transport card which was issued at the Hotel we got a discount. on the boat you can travel 1st or 2nd class. It has... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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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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, Australia
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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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