Lake Steamers, River Boats
paddlewheeler Rhone on Lac Léman (Lake Geneva).
Swiss Lake Steamers
Cruise Switzerland's lakes on commuter boats and historic
paddlewheelers. The boats often stop near railway stations, and in most cases
you can travel free with your Swiss Pass.
Boat Cruises from Biel/Bienne
Tour three lakes, a canal, and a river. (You can even bring a bicycle
Lake Lucerne by Steamer
Cruise 3-1/2 hours to Fluelen, or combine shorter segments with train
transportation as you explore Switzerland's most popular lake.
Lake Zürich by Steamer switzerlandforvisitors.com
Cruise two hours from Zurich to Rapperswil, the historic "town of roses," or
sample the Zürisee's attractions aboard a breakfast, brunch, lunch,
or dinner boat.
Timetables (Historic Steamers)
John's Swiss and
Look up sailing times, check fleet lists, view photos, and get the latest news
on Switzerland's 17 historic steam-driven paddlewheelers. The site also has
maps of Swiss lakes and information about Italian lake steamers.
Cruise on Lake Thun or Lake Brienz from Interlaken. You can also book private
sailings for weddings, conventions, and other special events.
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The Compagnie Générale de Navigation sur le Lac Léman runs scheduled boat
service to cities and towns along the Lake Geneva shoreline.
The Schiffahrtsgesellschaft Vierwaldstättersee in Lucerne provides a
timetable, photos of its fleet, special excursion offers, sample meal menus,
historical information, and "Captain's Hot News" on its
English-language Web pages.
Mouettes Genevoises Navigation
Take a 2-hour castle cruise, ride a shuttle boat across Lake Geneva, or rent a
vessel for your family reunion.
Schiff: Ernst Mändli AG
Enjoy the Rhine landscape between Schaffhausen's Rheinfall and Eglisau
from April until early October.
In German; translate with AltaVista.
Schiffahrtsgesellschaft Untersee und Rhein
From Schaffhausen (just below the Rhine
Falls), take a boat cruise to Stein am Rhein or Konstanz and the Bodensee