There are many parks in Vernier that are ideal for walking. Among the many natural areas of the region, the Bois de la Grille Nature Reserve is a privileged place boasting 10 hectares of forest and dry meadows where many protected plants grow. You can also stroll along the banks of the Rhône River, which have recently been renovated. They offer a practicable path for people to enjoy the natural surroundings.

It’s an 5-minute from the Vernier station.



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A 10-minute walk from Versoix Station, this pebble beach was created in 2010. It has a breathtaking view of Lake Geneva and its coastline. A park with large trees for picnics is also available.


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Located in the heart of the village, you will find an estate with a park spanning over 8000m2 and a replica of a castle built in the 1950s. A beautiful pond 5 minutes away with fish and swans and an aviary offer a unique space for nature lovers in the heart of the city.



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Tannay Beach Bar

From : Tannay

What could be better than enjoying a good meal or cooling off in front of the beauty of Lake Geneva? This is now possible in Tannay. Get into holiday mode with these bucolic surroundings and get close to the lake waters. Varied menu with fresh local and seasonal products.


ten-minute walk from the Tannay train station


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A trip to the past on the highest cogwheel train in France; in winter, reach the splendid Bellevue Plateau and enjoy the Les Houches / Saint Gervais ski area. In summer, reach the summits by traveling up to the Nid d'Aigle or Eagle's Nest at an altitude of 2372 metres. Departure in front of St-Gervais-les-Bains-Le Fayet Station.




This back-country circuit leads to the village of Saint-Laurent. Accessible to all, this walk crosses paths and small roads to reach the site of the Pierre de Boëre.

The hike starts at a 15-minute walk from the station.


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The village of Satigny, the largest wine-producing commune in Switzerland, has grown in recent years, even though it has retained its rural character. In addition to the wine culture, the village is known for its Nant-d'Avril hike.


This walk lasts about 1.5 hours and is a loop with little difference in height, crossing forests, streams, and vineyards.


© Mairie de Satigny

A pleasant and easy route for the whole family. Discover panoramic views of the countryside around Thonon and Lake Geneva from Maladière Mountain. A 11.1-km hike which lasts about 3 hours and 20 minutes, starting from Perrignier Station.



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The sensitive natural area of the Etournel Marshes (nearly 200 hectares) is a refuge for remarkable fauna and flora. An essential migratory stopover for birds, this protected site with a path for all ages is ideal for birdwatching.


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From Pringy Station, cross the village towards Promery Road. The Chateau is 2.5 km from the station.

A former stronghold, the Chateau de Promery was rebuilt at the beginning of the 17th century by René Favre, senator of Savoy. It is open to visitors all year round.



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