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Boat Cruises on Lake Biel, the River Aare, Three-Lakes

The Lake Biel fleet has nine boats, including the MobiCat, the world’s largest solar catamaran. This unusual boat, operated purely on solar energy, offers a brunch cruise every Sunday in summer and can be rented for private events, whether this is a seminar or a party. Lake Biel is ringed by romantic vineyards that offer [...]

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Boats on Lakes Thun and Brienz

The lakes Thun and Brienz are home to a fleet of 14 boats, of which two boats are paddle steamers. The lakes nestled among the imposing mountains surrounding them glint like jewels and are a sight to behold in any weather. The shores of Lake Thun are exceptionally attractive as they are dotted with castles, [...]

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Boats on Lake Geneva

With its eight paddle-wheel boats from the Belle Epoque era, five of them powered with steam engines, the Compagnie Générale de Navigation sur le lac Léman (CGN) owns a unique patrimony. The Belle Epoque boats have been plying Central Europe’s largest lake for 130 years. The boats run from Geneva to Le Bouveret, via Yvoire, [...]

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Boats on Lake Lucerne

The flotilla on Lake Lucerne consists of five nostalgic lake steamers and 15 elegant salon motor boats. Together, these twenty boats ply the lake on various routes that add up to 38 kilometers. Along the way, passengers will be able to admire nature at its best: gently rolling meadows, idyllic bays, dramatic fjords, and near-vertical [...]

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