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Never call the Swiss square...
This delightful swimming pool complex with water-slide and plenty of lawn to flop on has been pleasing frolicking-in-the-sun Genevans since the 1930s.
This hip and trendy pool in Pâquis with buzzing bar and restaurant is a Real McCoy vintage child – it dates to 1872.
Boating & Cruises
Regular services from the port in Thonon-les-Bains to destinations around the lake include Geneva (one-way/return €31.50/54), Évian-les-Bains (€14/24.50), Yvoire (€16/27) and Lausanne (€28/48)...
If you feel like diving straight into those crystal-clear waters, head to this public beach, 1km northeast of the Champ de Mars.
About 700m northeast of the Champ de Mars, this pebbly beach is next to the elegant, pre-WWI Impérial Casino.
Sells and rents diving gear and arranges two-hour baptism dives (€50).
This trio of city-run outdoor swimming pools is 600m southest of the centre, near the lakefront.
Offers kayaking courses.
Rents sailboats starting at €41 for two hours; windsurfers are €27.
A pebble beach is 1km southeast of town along rue des Marquisats.
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