The crystal-clear, refreshingly cool mountain lakes are an integral part of the magical Alpine landscape. There are also a few more lakes to be found in the Rhône Valley. Both are much-loved destinations for a day out in summer, offering a whole host of water-based activities: water skiing, wakeboard, stand-up paddle and leisurely pedalo rides. In Le Bouveret, where the Rhône flows into Lake Geneva, you can also glide across the water on a surfboard if there’s enough wind. This lakeside resort has a large number of water sports on offer throughout the summer – all right on its doorstep.