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Port de Rives

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Address: Port de Rives, 74200 Thonon-les-Bains, France
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Nice place to chill

A nice place to chill and for children to enjoy the space around the lake and spend their time in playgrounds. Also there are various restaurants and bars if you like to have a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 August 2016
Faris S
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is a colourful and atmospheric area by the lake. Plenty of restaurants to sit and enjoy the view and watch the world go by. Don't miss the old fishing area

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Geneva, Switzerland
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

While Lausanne, Montreux, Geneva are all high on visitors' wishlists, I find many of the sites on the opposite side of the lake equally beautiful, and cost effective. A little-know tip is that ferries can easily take you back and forth.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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78 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

A nice place to chill and for children to enjoy the space around the lake and spend their time in playgrounds. Also there are various restaurants and bars if you like to have a brunch. If you are arriving by cat, I recommend parking in Belvédère Parking on top and use the Funicular to descend to Port de Rives. They... More 

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Thank Faris S
Lisbon District, Portugal
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627 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 308 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

May be one of the best spots of the town, beautiful lake and very pleasant area. Worth for sure a visit, it's great especially with good weather and at sunset.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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126 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

On a sunny summer afternoon, this place offers a lovely walk by the side of this beautiful calm riverfront. Lots of places to eat and sit out in the sun. Lovely views.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

Spent most of the day lounging around cafes and wandering up and down the harbour in the sunshine, gorgeous views and lovely people ...sheer bliss

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Thank VM1907
Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

Beautiful old port with modern marina situated on the shore of Lake Geneva. Lots of open air restaurants and also great ice cream stalls. Very reasonable priced 1 hour trips on Lake Geneva.

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Thank Margaret969
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

The view is peaceful and relaxing. A lot of restaurants and at the end of the walk the swimming pool of Thonon (a must go to if you love water and or have kids).

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Rijeka, Croatia
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1,227 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 604 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Nice place for evening walk with lot of restaurants and places to spend nice evening. The views around the lake are beautiful.

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London, United Kingdom
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190 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

Outside restaurants aplenty. A good seafront walk, a marina, and a children's play area, well equipped. Fabulous views across Lac Leman

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