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Château de Chillon on Lake Geneva by AlpamayoPhoto

The Château de Chillon (Chillon Castle) is an island castle located on Lake Geneva, south of Veytaux in the canton of Vaud. It is situated at the eastern end of the lake, on the narrow shore between Montreux and Villeneuve, which gives access to the Alpine valley of the Rhone. Chillon is amongst the most visited castles in Switzerland and Europe.

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Geneva’s light of candle/sail (vela) by DavidGomes1

The Jet d’Eau (French pronunciation) water-jet is a large fountain in Geneva, Switzerland and also is one of the largest fountains in the world (the second – 140 m of altitude). It’s a principal symbol of Geneva and a most actrative turistic place.
But why the title ” Geneva’s light of candle/ sail (vela in portuguese)? During a night you can see a big candle light iluminate a beautiful city of Geneva and in some time a big sail! Every day you have in this lake tha racing sails competion and sailboats. Of course the beautiful and colorful reflectios is another fantastic side of this shot! Enjoy. Press “M” for more details.

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