Between the lake and the mountains, a wide range of activities is on offer. In summer, Lake Geneva is the perfect place for bathing and all kinds of water sports, with golf and tennis also available in some breathtaking settings. In winter, the ski slopes are just an hour away.
The terraced vineyard in Lavaux, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a fascinating place that can be admired from the lake, on board a Belle Epoque boat heading for the famous Château de Chillon, Evian-les-Bains or the mediaeval village of Yvoire.
Culture enthusiasts will want to visit Martigny, where the Gianadda Foundation puts on some very fine exhibitions. Children will have some unforgettable memories of the panoramic Golden Pass train and the numerous theme parks.