Hidden public beach near the Perle du Lac

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Time Out says

This is the Lake Geneva beach where the local city residents love to go. The kind the tourists usually never find out about. To get to this hidden spot, you will need a few acrobatic moves. After crossing the steep gate of the Perle du lac’s small yet emblematic port, a 100-meter long stony bit of lakefront reveals itself. A quick climb downwards will give you access to the place. Usually empty, even in the summer, this spot is perfect for a peaceful afternoon swim. All without having to leave the city centre.


Port de la Perle du lac
Quai Gustave-Ador 87
Easiest by bicycle or take the bus 1 or 25 or tram 15 to Sécheron and walk down towards the lakefront
Free of charge
Opening hours:
24 hours, 7 days a week
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