Jul 2014

Beach of Corzent

To the east of Thonon-les-Bains, in the district of Corzent is a small beach that welcomes you throughout the year: the beach of Corzent. It is mainly composed of pebbles, as is all around the lake but large green space will let you lay out your towel and enjoy the sun. A small harbor lets you dock if you have a boat but also allow you to take stunning pictures.

The ski resort of Bernex consists of 20 tracks suited for all levels, green slope like la Pallud to the black slope of Peluaz. For children under 5, a snow rope is available for free. You also have a breathtaking view of the Dent d’Oche, iconic mountain in our region but also on Leman Lake and Mont Blanc. Ski lessons with ESF are available for those wishing to improve. When

The beach of Excenevex is the only sandy beach of the Leman Lake. Paradise for children, they can enjoy the hot water (25°C) and can walk into water up 200m from the shore and still touch the bottom! In addition, free animations are available all afternoon for the 6-12 years old children. A wide range of water sports are also available in spring and summer: paddleboats, fishing, boat trips, windsurfing,

The pool of Evian-les-Bains is located in just on the shore of the Leman Lake. It covers 3.5 hectares and is generally open from 1st May to mid-September. It offers two pools including an Olympic one of 50m and a training pool, both heated to 27 ° C. For childrens, two wading pools are available from them. There is also a managed area on the lake (100mx60m) with diving boards,

Yvoire is a small Medieval village of more than 700ans (the oldest buildings are from the XIIth century) on the shores of Leman Lake renowned for its beauty and age. It is rewarded every year in the competition of flowery cities and villages. It was an ancient key place of passage that allowed to monitor the crossing between the small and the great lake, and therefore also an important military


Jul 2014

Bains de Lavey

Les Bains de Lavey get their water from the hottest source in Switzerland. The water comes out at about 70°C degrees from intakes made at a depth of about 600m alongside the pools. It is known for its therapeutic virtue and is used to treat conditions such as rheumatism, skin problems or movement problems. There are two main pools (indoor and outdoor) heated to about 32°C to 36°C degrees with

From Chamonix, the famous little red rack and pinion train of Montenvers will take you in only twenty minutes, climbing the 1000m of elevation, to one of the most famous sites of the Mont Blanc: The Mer de Glace (Sea of Ice). This is the 3rd largest glacier in the Alps and the first French glacier, consisting of 3 smaller ones, it stretches over 7km and is more than 200m

Lake Geneva General Navigation Company (commonly abbreviated to CGN) is one of the wonders of the Leman lake. Founded in 1873, it offers many crossings of the lake every day (summer and winter) as well as splendid cruises around the lake. It has 19 ships, including 8 Historic ones that use paddle wheels (see photo below), as well as more modern like the navibus that will allow you to cross

The dam of Emosson, more than 180m high, is one of Switzerland’s most beautiful dam, the third in terms of size. It is more precisely located in the canton of Valais, very close to the French border that had to be modified to allow its construction. Built between 1967 and 1975, it is used to generate hydroelectric power by capturing water from two glaciers of the Mont Blanc. It is