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New beach opens in Geneva

National News // By Tay Kinnear // June 24, 2019

A new lakeside beach in Geneva has partially opened. 

Pixabay New beach opens in Geneva

On Saturday sunbathers and swimmers were able to check out the new 400-meter-long beach near Eaux-Vives.

Its been two years in the planning, subject to legal challenges due to its environmental impact, and cost near CHF 70m. It will be able to handle 8,000 people a day.

Although work has been going on for more than 2 years, its not finished. It will close again in September and completed for next summer.

 

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