The Île de la Harpe is an island in Lake Geneva, located on the territory of the municipality of Rolle, in the canton of Vaud. It is an artificial island built in 1837. The island was named after the political leader Frédéric-César de La Harpe, after his death in 1838. An obelisk was built on the island in honour of de la Harpe. Since 1875, the island is property of the commune of Rolle. It was classified as a historical monument in 1968For travelers who use our international travel planner, Rolle holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Ile de la Harpe and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
The island has a length of 130 metres and a width of about 40 metres. The distance from the shore is 70 metres.
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The Ile de la Harpe can only be reached by boat or by swimming (not recommended, given the number of boats around). Once in a while, the lakeside promenade hosts the parade of the six operating Lake..... more
The Ile de la Harpe can only be reached by boat or by swimming (not recommended, given the number of boats around). Once in a while, the lakeside promenade hosts the parade of the six operating Lake..... more »
Looks very beautiful
Perfect and relaxing area
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