Set Sail on a Romantic Cruise Across the Lake
A boat trip across one of Switzerland’s many lakes perfectly embodies the relaxed, romantic feel of the country. The ‘Suisse’ steam boat, which crosses Lake Geneva, transports you back in time—glimmering wood-paneled decking and huge open driving pistons giving a sense of early 20th century decadence. Meanwhile on Lake Lucerne, 15 elegant steam motor boats cruise the water, taking passengers from one village to the next. The romantic scene is beautifully embodied by the clusters of swans bobbing by, waters so clear the submerged rocks are visible, and seemingly endless near-vertical cliffs on either side.
By Simon Willis, AFAR Local Expert
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