Geneva Lake, also known as Lac Léman, is the largest lake in Switzerland, situated on the southern end of the country. The lake is surrounded by the cantons of Vaud, Geneva, and Valais. The lake's surface area of 582 sq. km (225 sq. mi) is shared between Switzerland and France. The lake offers stunningly beautiful views of the Alps and the Jura Mountains, as well as many incredible towns and cities situated along its shores. La Tour-de-Peilz is one such charming town, located on the north-western shore of the lake. It offers visitors a peaceful, relaxed atmosphere and is the perfect place to spend some time in, particularly on its lakefront promenade, where you can admire the stunning sunset views over the lake and the surrounding mountains. One of the most popular activities around Geneva Lake is swimming, and there are many sites suitable for this near La Tour-de-Peilz. For those who want a bit more excitement, you can rent a boat and explore the many picturesque islands that dot the lake. Finally, trekking and hiking around Geneva Lake offer some truly unforgettable experiences, with the many incredible views of the lake and the nearby mountains.
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