Touring around Leman

Being located between Geneva, Lausanne and Montreux, Evian is a great base for discovering nearby Switzerland and the must-see sights of the French side of Léman.

Departing from Evian, use soft mobility to get around!

Switzerland by boat with the CGN shipping company

Departing from Evian

Visiting Lausanne

Take one of the daily crossings between Evian and Lausanne and get to Switzerland in only 35 minutes!

Not to be missed:

  • The cathedral with its lovely view over the rooftops of Lausanne
  • The town centre and its charming streets
  • The Olympic Museum, near the quays.

Times of crossings

Departing from Lausanne

Montreux and Château de Chillon

Departing from Lausanne, enjoy one of the themed crossings on offer by the CGN shipping company.

Stop off in Montreux or to see Château de Chillon.


Switzerland with the “Léman Express”

Departing from Evian

Discover Geneva

Departing from Evian station, you can get to Geneva in only 1 hour and 10 minutes!

Visit the must-see sights of the town and enjoy a unique experience!

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The French side

A walk in the “Parc du Miroir de Publier”

From the water sports and sports centre of the “Cité de l’Eau”, enter the park and take the lakeside walk.

A wonderful walk between the lake and the mountains!

Getting there by bus

“Evad”: the soft mobility network

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Yvoire and the “domaine de Rovorée”

  • Take a leisurely stroll down the charming village streets
  • Enjoy the local craft shops
  • Admire the flower-decked facades
  • Take the signed path along the lake to reach the superb “parc de la Châtaigneraie” park.

A walk around Château de Ripaille


From the car park at the beach of St Disdille, walk across the park, take the lakeside path and walk round the wall of Ripaille!

Finish off your tour among the vines and enjoy the beautiful view over the mountains of Evian.

Discover the must-see sights around Léman.


Download the “Léman sans frontière” (Léman without borders) guide!

Carnet de voyage