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Geneva lake cruise, Visit Chamonix and Mont Blanc, Explore International Quarters and Old Town, Trip to Riviera Col Du Pillon & Glacier 3000, Visit Lake Annecy and take the Guided Segway Tour around Old Town Geneva.

Decked-out in the pretty fairy lights, you can find more than a thousand delightful things to do in Geneva. Get under the city’s skin through the fantastic array of enjoyments here, as these are unequalled anywhere in the world. For starters, as the city is surrounded by the beautiful Alps, lakes, and rivers, you can begin your holiday with some thrilling activities to do in Geneva. Here you can ski your way through the numerous ski resorts with your folks. You can even take up the adventure-filled rafting at the Arve river or free diving at Lake Geneva for a power-packed trip.

Another of the best ways to see a city is to observe it from above and you can witness the spectacular panoramas of Geneva through the towers of St Pierre Cathedral. For a relaxing experience, you can also choose to tour Jardin Anglais and see the masterpiece of the colourful Flower Clock there. Coming here always turns out to be one of the best things to do in Geneva with family. Geneva, mostly known for the diplomatic international organisations like the United Nations and Red Cross, also has a fun side to it.

You can enjoy visiting the off-beat pubs and listen to some great live music while sipping on unique local cocktails. For foodies, there are also chocolate-making and cheese-making workshops for an enjoyable time! In all, the unique activities in Geneva will charm and amaze you throughout your stay.
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Geneva Hop on Hop off Bus Tour | Book Now @ Flat 29% off Best Seller
Geneva Hop on Hop off Bus Tour | Book Now @ Flat 29% off

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Geneva

The Geneva hop-on hop-off bus tour makes you explore the best of Geneva city in Switzerland that would hold you mesmerized at the total delight of visiting the spots. Don't miss out the chance of visiting the city's sights and attractions with this one-day hop-on hop-off tour which is devised to render utmost pleasure to you and your loved ones.Grab the chance of hopping on and off at the various stops of Geneva, which is just a perfect way of spending your ideal vacation. The package lets you enjoy the tour’s 3 routes and lets you grab the views of popular attractions such as Lake Geneva, Old Town, The UN Building, etc. You shall be able to grab more information about the city with the assistance of the tours' onboard audio guide that you can set to your desired language.Tour Schedule of Geneva Hop-On Hop-Off Bus TourTour runs daily with trips every 45 minutesTour will be closed on 25 Dec, 1 Jan, and 5 Jan-29 FebBus Routes:Line 1: Geneva Old Town Mini TrainDuration: 30 minutesPlace du RhonePlace NeuveParc de BastionMur des réformateursGeneva Old townBourg de fourTown HallCalvin’s HouseAncien ArsenalRue de la CoraterieLine 2: Geneva Parks and Residence Mini TrainDuration: 30 minutesBrunswick MonumentLake GenevaSisi StatueQuai WilsonParc Perle du LacParc Mon ReposConservatory and Botanical GardenVilla BartonVilla BartholoniLine 3: Geneva International and Panoramic BusDuration: 75 minutesUNHCR – United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesITU – International Telecommunication UnionWCC – World Council of ChurchesERTO – European Radio & Television OrganizationILO – International Labor OfficeWHO – World Health OrganizationInternational Committee of the red crossUN buildingWMO – World meteorological organizationBotanic GardenPark Mon ReposPalais WilsonPeace SculptureSisi StatueFlower ClockEnglish GardenJet d’eauNauticBoarding Information:Line 1 and Line 3-Location: on the corner of Place du Rhône / FusteriePlease look for the red signLine 2 and Line 3-Location: Rotonde du Mont-Blanc ticket point. Head to the bus stop near Statue SissPlease look for the driver wearing a red jacket with a Geneva Sightseeing logoNote:Infants aged 0-3 can join free of charge but need to make a booking to get the voucher.Children aged 4-12 years can book the child ticket for hop on hop off Geneva bus tour.
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Geneva Pass: Flat 50% Discount on Top Geneva Attractions Best Seller
Geneva Pass: Flat 50% Discount on Top Geneva Attractions

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Geneva

The Geneva Pass in Switzerland lets you gather the ultimate pleasure of enjoying a delightful vacation and making the most of your stay in Geneva. The package comes with the availability of three-time schedules namely a 24, 48, or 72-hour Geneva Pass. Now you can make the use of public transportation in Geneva for free and visit more than 40 prominent spots in Geneva.The Pass in Geneva lets you jump over tours, such as city tour, Segway tour, mini-train tour, etc which would be a matter of great pleasure on your part. Don't miss the chance of getting playful and embrace the ideal way of spending leisure time in Geneva with activities on a boat, cable car, or kayak along with your family and friends or loved ones. You shall be able to visit museums such as the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, Patek Philippe Museum with the availability of free entries, reduced rates, and gifts. Don't miss the chance of availing the amazing discounts on the sightseeing tour of Geneva.Redemption Information:Location: Geneva Tourist Information Center, Rue du Mont-Blanc 18, 1201 GenevaRedemption HoursMonday-Wednesday: 9:00 am-6:00 pmThursday: 10:00 am-6:00 pmFriday-Saturday: 9:00 am-6:00 pmSunday and public holidays: 10:00 am-4:00 pmHow To Reach:By train to Geneva's main train station: The Geneva Tourist information centre is located about 200 metres from Geneva's main train station. From the station exit, walk straight on Rue des Alpes and turn onto Rue de Berne in 150 metres. The tourist information centre will be on your left in about 50 metresBy tram: Take tram lines 14, 15 or 18 to stop Cornavin and walk for 6 minutesBy bus: Take bus lines 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 19 or 20 to stop Cornavin and walk for 6 minutesNote:Children aged 0-4 can join in the activities for free.There are no child tickets. Children aged 5+ will be charged the same price as adults.The pass must be presented each time at each place it is used.
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Sightseeing Cruise in Geneva, Book @ Flat 36% off Best Seller
Sightseeing Cruise in Geneva, Book @ Flat 36% off

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Geneva

About the Lake Geneva Sightseeing Cruise:The sightseeing cruise in Lake Geneva lets you explore and visit the beauty and charm of the Geneva city along Lac Léman. Don't miss out the chance of grasping the views of the city’s top monuments as well as landmarks, and structures.If you are in Geneva, you cannot afford to miss discovering prominent spots such as the Pierres du Niton, Mont-Blanc Mountain, Jet d'eau Fountain, and the UN Headquarters. You shall be able to witness the beauty as well as grasp information about each sight with the assistance of multilingual commentaries which would be provided on the official cruise web-app.Geneva Lake Cruise Timings: 2:15 PMGeneva Lake Cruise Meet Up Information:Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your cruise's departure time.Your return location will be the same as your start location.You can choose to board at either of the below two locations:Meeting Point 1: Mont-Blanc PierAddress: Mont-Blanc Pier / CGN, 2 Quai du Mont-Blanc, 1201 GenevaHow to get there: Take bus numbers 6, 8, 9 or 25 and get off at Mont-Blanc stop. The pier is across the street on the left side of the bridge.Meeting Point 2: Jardin-Anglais PierAddress: Jardin-Anglais Pier, 1 Promenade du Lac, 1207 GenevaHow to get there: Take bus numbers 2 or 6 and get off at Rue de Lac stop. Walk for about 200 meters on Rue des Pierres-du-Niton until you reach the pier and the shoreNote:Children aged 6-15 years can book the child ticket for the Geneva sightseeing cruise.Infants aged 0-5 years can participate free of charge but need to make a booking to get the voucher.
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Geneva City Tour and Boat Cruise | Book Now @ Flat 28% off Best Seller
Geneva City Tour and Boat Cruise | Book Now @ Flat 28% off

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Geneva

About the Geneva City Tour and Boat Cruise:The Geneva city tour and boat cruise or Annecy tour comes with a great scope of letting you enjoy a mini train ride around Geneva's historic Old Town, which is surely going to be super fun-filled and delightful. You shall be provided with a chance of learning why Geneva acquired the title as "City of Peace". Visit the United Nations headquarters and grab the pleasure of taking a scenic cruise ride on the beautiful Lake Geneva.The Geneva city tour and boat cruise or Annecy tour lets you grasp the picturesque beauty of the "Venice of the Alps", located in the charming city of Annecy. The package comes with the availability of 4 options from which you can choose your desired variant according to your comfort. You get to select among four different package options and see the places that are included separately in the different packages.Itinerary:Geneva City Tour2:00 pm arrive at the meetup location2:15 pm tour beginsEnjoy a bus ride around GenevaGet onboard a mini train ride or visit the old town walking4:15 pm tour endsGeneva City Tour and Boat Cruise2:00 pm arrive at the meetup location2:15 pm tour beginsEnjoy a bus ride around GenevaGet onboard a mini train ride or visit the old town walkingGo on a cruise on Lake Geneva6:00 pm tour endsGeneva City Tour, Annecy, and Boat Cruise8:45 am arrive at the meetup location9:00 am tour beginsTravel by bus through the French countryside to AnnecyEnjoy 45 minutes guided tour of AnnecyLeisure time to explore Return by bus to GenevaEnjoy a bus ride to the city's famous placesGet onboard a mini train ride or visit the old town walkingGo on a cruise on Lake Geneva6:00 pm tour endsMeet Up Information:Location: Gare Routiere Bus Station, GeneveThe meetup location is outside the bus station next to the sign 'Key Tours'Please arrive at the meetup location 10-15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. No refunds will be given for no-shows and latecomersAddress: Place Dorcière, 1201 Genève, SwitzerlandHow To Reach:By Geneve train station: Walk straight on Rue des Alpes for about 400 meters and turn right onto Rue Ami-Levrier. The bus station is across the streetBus numbers 1 and 25 stop on Rue Ami-Levrier, the bus station is 100 meters away.Note:Packages that include the Annecy tour require travel from Switzerland to France. Please do not forget your passportInfants aged 0-3 years are required to book the infant ticket for City tour of Geneva with boat cruise or Annecy tour.Children aged 4-12 years are required to book the child ticket.
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Annecy Half Day Tour from Geneva | Book Now & Save 40% Best Seller
Annecy Half Day Tour from Geneva | Book Now & Save 40%

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Geneva

About Annecy:Annecy is occupied with the charm and beauty of nature and the mesmerizing breeze that can soothe your mind and body. If you wish to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and gain immense peace, Annecy is a place where you need to be. The location provides the scope where you can walk down the city’s narrow streets. Also, you shall be able to spot some beautifully coloured houses along with charming canals that occupy the title Venice of the Alps. About Annecy Half-Day Tour from Geneva:The Annecy half-day tour from Geneva lets you grasp the scenic and splendid canals and vibrant houses of Annecy. Don't miss the opportunity of exploring Annecy with the lowest cost if you are in Geneva. Get drowned in the mesmerizing views of the purest lake in Europe namely Lake Annecy.The half-day tour to Annecy from Geneva makes you visit Palais de l’Isle which is an ancient castle and prison and a prominent hub of art and history. Grab the glimpses of Château d'Annecy which indicates the former residences of the Counts of Geneva, belonging to the 13th century. You can also explore the local markets for grabbing some unique trinkets and materials for your loved ones in the Sunday local markets of Geneva. The half-day tour comes with two-timing slots- 9 am and 2.15 pm.Tour Schedule:The 9:00 am tour runs every Saturday and Sunday year-round, and every day from Jun-SepThe 2:15 pm tour runs every day from Jul-Aug and every Saturday and Sunday from Jun-SepMeet Up Information:Location: Gare Routiere Bus StationThe meetup location is outside the bus station next to the sign 'Key Tours'Please arrive at the meetup location 10-15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. No refunds will be given for no-shows and latecomers.How to Reach:The spot is located at lace Dorcière, 1201 Genève, Switzerland and you can reach there with the help of the following ways-By Geneve train station: Walk straight on Rue des Alpes for about 400 metres and turn right onto Rue Ami-Levrier. The bus station is across the streetBus numbers 1 and 25 stop on Rue Ami-Levrier, the bus station is 100 metres away.Note:Infants aged 0-3 years are required to book the infant ticket for half-day tour to Annecy.Children aged 4-12 years can book the child ticket for half-day tour to Annecy from Geneva.A valid passport is required for this tour
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Chamonix Mont Blanc Day Tour from Geneva @ Flat 31% off Best Seller
Chamonix Mont Blanc Day Tour from Geneva @ Flat 31% off

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Geneva

About Chamonix & Mont Blanc The spot makes you traverse through the splendid Arve Valley from Geneva, and explore the mountain village of Chamonix. Chamonix is based at the foot of Mont Blanc, which gives you the panoramic views of the White Mountains. You shall feel great delight and fun to grab hold of the fun-filled activities that imply amazing sightseeing. Besides, the 20-minute Aiguille du Midi cable car is sure to hold you spellbound by taking you to a height of 3,842m and providing you with the 360-degree views of Mont Blanc.About Chamonix Mont Blanc Day Tour from Geneva:The Chamonix & Mont Blanc day tour from Geneva lets you grab the scenic and beautiful alpine scenery of Chamonix in the French, Italian, and Swiss Alps. Grasp the mesmerizing views from the roof of the majestic Mont Blanc which is the highest peak in all of Europe.The Chamonix & Mont Blanc day tour from Geneva makes you gather the experience of having a delightful walk into a glass room at the highest terrace of Aiguille du Midi with Step Into The Void.You shall feel amazing with the fun and educational attractions that surround the glaciers of the Montenvers. Don't miss the chance of achieving the 20-minute Aiguille du Midi cable car, with which you can reach to a height of 3,842m and see the 360-degree views of Mont Blanc.Meet Up Information:Meet up location: Gare Routiere Bus Station, GenevePlease look for your guide wearing a red jacket with the Keytours logoPlease arrive at the meet up location 10 minutes before departure. No refunds will be issued for latecomers and no-showsHow to Reach:The tour spot is based at Place Dorcière, 1201 Genève, Switzerland and you can reach there with the help of the following ways:From Geneve train station: Walk straight on Rue des Alpes for about 400 metres and turn right onto Rue Ami-Levrier. The bus station is across the streetBy bus: The following buses stop outside the bus station: 15P, 15PA, 15S, 15SA, 15SU; Buses 1 and 25 stop on Rue Ami-Levrier, about 100 metres away from the bus stationNote:This tour takes you from Switzerland to France, so please don’t forget your passportsChildren aged 4-12 years can book the child ticket for the Chamonix Mont Blanc day tour.Infants aged 0-3 can travel free of charge during their day trip to Chamonix Mont Blanc.
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14 December 2019
Excellent
If you are in Geneva for several days, get the 72 hour pass to get the best out of your tour. Believe me you will save a lot. You can enter many paid attractions and also enjoy it both as a private or in a group tour. Definitely recommend it.
08 January 2020
Excellent
There is no better way of saying this, Get this pass if you are in for a tour in Geneva. I was able to grab the 24 hour tour and my God did I make the best out of it. I was able to visit a number of attractions in the 24 hour time just with the pass.
21 December 2019
Excellent
The sightseeing cruise is swift and the people serving on the tour are really professional. Everything was handled very carefully and in a manner that allowed us to have a great time. The cruise was also timed perfectly which did not make us miss out on our routine tour. We were able to capture various delightful spots and clicked a ton of photos. The cruise ship was clean and well maintained. Overall, I would give the entire experience a 5 star rating. We had a wonderful time during our honeymoon.
09 December 2019
Excellent
Oh! It was damn romantic. I mean the cozy ambiance, the soothing wind flirting with you, I was just mesmerized by the cruise and had a great time with my husband exploring various tourist destinations throughout Geneva. The Sightseeing Cruise in lake Geneva is really a cool and every couple must try it.
11 December 2019
Excellent
The best time you are going to have is with the Geneva Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour. You get to explore a ton of exotic places in Geneva and click loads of photos. It really helped me with the budgeting of my trip. If you are on a budget, looking to explore Geneva, Hop on hop off bus is the best option.
06 August 2019
Superb
A grand view of the alpine mountains, the calm sea, and the soothing wind, everything about Geneva cruise was perfect. I recommend it to everyone who is visiting Geneva.
09 October 2019
Excellent
More than me, my kids were the ones who had the most fun on the cruise. We were looking for a cost-effective way of enjoying the city of Geneva. This cruise is perfect for the people who are travelling on budget. The beautiful view of the Montblanc along with a number of other attractions was really mesmerizing.
I got the 72 hour Geneva tour pass and boy was it the best decision I made. I got easy access to a lot of attractions around the city which made getting in and out of an attraction fairly easy. The pass was also really helpful when it came down to visiting paid attractions which for me was a breeze since I had the pass.
11 December 2019
Excellent
The Geneva pass is made for people who love to travel. Get a pass and enjoy a variety of scenic destinations with just your pass, no extra money. Remember to carry a physical copy of your ticket because that is what you will be needing in order to get into any of the attractions.
22 January 2020
Excellent
I was visiting Geneva for the first time with my family and wanted to explore as much as possible. The Geneva Pass was a pleasant surprise for us. We were able to cover a variety of tourist attractions and the best part is that the charges for kids under the age of 4 is nill and my daughters is 3 years old. In other words, get the best out of your trip by choosing a Geneva pass.

People Also Ask About Geneva Things To Do

  1. Which are the best things to do in Geneva?

    1. Geneva 1 hour Geneva lake cruise: One of the most marvelous things to do in Geneva is traversing the lake cruise where you can gape at the striking panoramas of Lake and tour some of the major attractions of the region. The cruise starts from Pierres du Niton and pilots you throughout Mont-Blanc mountain and the neighboring Alps along with other UN structures.

    - Location: Lake Geneva
    Price: Starting from INR 1,300 per person.
    Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

    2. Chamonix and Mont Blanc Tour: Experience the majestic views of the Arve valley from where you can drive up to Europe’s highest peak, Chamonix. It is snuggled at an elevation of 12,605 feet above the ground and extends stellar views.

    You can also witness the Aiguilles Rouges in the backdrops of Chamonix. Here you can witness a range of adventures that include trail running, paragliding, and skiing that will add a tinge of thrill to your tour.

    Location: Mont Blanc, Geneva, Switzerland
    Price: Starting from INR 7,400 per person.
    Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on all days, except Monday

    3. Tour of International Quarters and Old Town: Another one in the list of things to do in Geneva is heading for the International Quarters and Old Town tour that is the prime focus of the region. On this tour, you can witness the Flower Clock that is a delight to the eyes or can witness the beautiful fountain.

    Later, you can explore every inch of the Old Town and know about the local culture.

    Location: Old Town, Geneva, Switzerland
    Price: Starting from INR 3,600 per person.
    Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

    4. Trip to Riviera Col Du Pillon & Glacier 3000: Snuggled in the heart of the Alpes Vaudoises at Col du Pillon this village is one of the main attractions of the quarter. The heritage of the village is amazingly preserved and is made up of chalets.

    Something that one must not dare to miss out on the 3000 meters high glacier, named the Glacier 3000 which is dominated by the snowy peaks. Here you can also witness the sleds on the icy peaks and explore 24 other peaks right in its vicinity.

    Location: Riviera Col Du Pillon
    Price: Starting from INR 11,900 per person.
    Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

    5. Guided Segway Tour around Old Town Geneva: One of the best ways to explore Geneva is through a Segway and you must not miss a chance to witness one. With a Segway, you can witness some of the offbeat places of Geneva and a few more locales of Old Town.

    On this tour, you can gape at Rue Monthoux, Jet d’Eau, the Mont-Blanc, Water-Jet fountain and Rousseau Island. Apart from this, you can also witness Fontaine de l’Escalade and glide high up to 200 meters.

    Location: Old Town, Geneva, Switzerland
    Price: Starting from INR 7,400 per person.
    Timings: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

    6. Trip to Lake Annecy: Settled 45 minutes away from the center of the city, Lake Annecy is known as the Venice of the Alps and showcases enchanting views. The surroundings of the lake are dotted with food and flea markets where you can learn about the culture and culinary of Switzerland. The lake is fed by a number of fountains and is a great place to relax with sparkling clean water.

    Location: Lake Annecy, Geneva
    Price: Starting from INR 7,800 per person
    Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  2. Which are the best tourist places to visit in Geneva?

    1. Lake Geneva: Touring Lake Geneva is one of the most captivating things to do in Geneva as it extends unmatched beauty and sparkling clean water. The best way to tour the waters is with a boat cruise and there are a number of tour operators here. The lake serves as the major water source and the entire city is located around the lake itself.

    Location: Lake Geneva, Northern Alps, Switzerland
    Entry Fee: None
    Timings: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday

    2. Jet d'Eau (Water Jet): Pumping up the water from an elevation 145 meters above the sea, water jet or Jet d'Eau is the most famous attraction of the regions. The striking feature of the water fountain is that it pumps 500 liters of water in a second and the views that it extends are just mesmerizing.

    Location: Quai Gustave-Ador, 1207 Genève, Switzerland
    Entry Fee: None
    Timings: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday

    3. Temple de Saint-Pierre: Built back in the year 1150 the Temple de Saint-Pierre is a romanesque church that showcases a number of Gothic elements and is nestled at the top point of Geneva’s old town. The temple exhibits elegant paintings, altars, and countless other valuable assets that enhance the charm of the church.

    Entry fees: None

    4. Jardin Anglais (English Garden) and Parc de la Grange: Nestled on the southerly side of the Lake Geneva, the Jardin Anglais usually summoned the English Garden is kenned for its stunning Flower Clock. The masterpiece is made from the seasonal efflorescences of a variety of colors.

    Apart from this, you can also visit Parc de la Grange that is flanked with an elegant rose-garden and aromatic flower beds. Touring this locale is one of the best activities to do in Geneva.

    Location: Quai du Général-Guisan 34, 1204 Genève, Switzerland
    Entry Fee: None
    Timings: 24 hours open

    5. Jardin Botanique (Botanical Gardens): Another one in the array of things to do in Geneva with family is traversing the Botanical Gardens. It is located on the southeast of Ariana and is a fusion of greenhouses, flowering gardens, and more than 28 hectares of well-manicured gardens.

    Here you can also witness about 12,000 species of flora and a small area region of fallow deer and other wildlife creatures.

    - Location: Chemin de l'Impératrice 1, 1292 Pregny-Chambésy, Switzerland
    - Entry Fee: None
    - Timings: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on all days.

    6. Palais des Nations: The Palais des Nations is a large complex that has marble buildings that serve as the headquarters of several UN associations. There is an assembly hall that has a sitting arrangement of about 2,000 members and is used for meetings.

    - Location: 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    - Timings: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm on all days except Saturday & Sunday.

    7. Musée d'Art et d'Histoire (Art and History Museum): Dive deep into the history of Geneva with the Art and History Museum of Geneva, Musée d'Art et d'Histoire. This is one of the largest museums of Geneva and showcases the weapons and artworks of the Roman & Eastern Mediterranean period.

    - Location: Rue Charles-Galland 2, 1206 Genève, Switzerland
    - Timings: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm on all days Sunday closed.

    8. Patek Philippe Museum: Exhibiting the history of the luxury watches the Patek Philippe Museum was established in the 16th century and holds a wide array of luxury watches, wall clocks, and other antique time indicating devices.

    - Location: Rue des Vieux-Grenadiers 7, 1205 Genève, Switzerland
    - Timings: 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm on all days except Sunday & Monday
    - Entrance fees: Starting from INR 700 per person.

    9. Ariana Museum: Another great museum of Geneva is the Ariana Museum where you can witness the ceramics and glass artifacts that are about 25,000 in number. The museum has a huge gallery and displays where you can learn about the making and origin of the artworks.

    - Location: Avenue de la Paix 10, 1202 Genève, Switzerland
    - Timings: 100 am to 6:00 pm, Monday closed

    10. Parc Des Bastions: This is a vast expanding garden where you can witness a giant chessboard and embrace the stellar views of Geneva. This place even houses a restaurant where you can sit and have a mini-meal.

    - Location: Prom. des Bastions 1, 1204 Genève, Switzerland
    - Timings: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm on all days except Monday.
    - Entrance fees: Starting from INR 600 per person.

    11. St. Pierre Cathedral: Dive in serenity at the Roman Catholic Cathedral named as St. Pierre Cathedral that elegantly build in Gothic architecture style. The church has two side chapels and exhibits a number of exclusive paintings and valuable artifacts.

    - Location: Place du Bourg-de-Four 24, 1204 Genève, Switzerland
    - Timings: 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
    - Entrance fees: No entrance fee

    12. Place du Bourg-de-Four: Next, in the list of things to do in Geneva is touring the Place du Bourg-de-Four that is nestled in the heart of the Old Town and is the oldest square of the city. This site was established by the Roman forum in the 16th century and comprises an 18th-century fountain, statues, and hosts the law courts.

    - Location: Place du Bourg-de-Four, 1204 Genève, Switzerland
    - Timings: 24 hours open on all days

  3. What are the most romantic things to do Geneva for couples?

    1. Les Bains de Lavey Thermal Baths: One of the most romantic things to do in Geneva is relaxing at the Les Bains de Lavey Thermal Baths where the temperature of the water is about 33 to 36-degree celsius. The warm water will help you revive every quarter of the body and soak in the freshness.

    Apart from this, it also offers an array of other spa & wellness options that can be great therapy for you and will give you and your partner a chance to get closer!

    - Budget for two: Starting from INR 2000 per person

    2. Geneva City Tour & Boat Cruise: With this exotic tour of land and water, you can marvel at the serenity of the green town of Switzerland with your partner. You can explore the mini train and major attractions of the city like the UN, Saint Peter’s Cathedral, Place Bourg-de-four, and Flower clock.

    On the boat cruise, you can sit back holding hands with your better half and watch the water fountain, Old town streets, and countless other amazing locales of Geneva.

    - Budget for two: Starting from INR 4000 per person.

    3. Mont-Salève Cable Car: Dated back in 1932, Mont-Salève Cable Car is an option where you can feel on the top of the world and gape at the wonders of Geneva. The cable car is about 1000 meters high from the ground extends stellar views of the city. There can be no better option of witnessing the beauties of Geneva with your soulmate than a cable car ride.

    - Budget for two: Starting from INR 2000 per person.

    4. Geneva by E-Bike: With your partner, live the life of a local and traverse the highs and lows of the green city. On an e-bike trip, you can cover the key attractions of the city that include Saint Peter’s Cathedral, Place Bourg-de-four, Flower clock, or just wander on the streets of the Old Town.

    - Budget for two: Starting from INR 3000 per person.

    5. City Highlights by TaxiBike: There is no better option than TaxiBike when you are planning to cover every inch of the city with your loved one and wish to be in the budget. With this two-seater TaxiBike, you and your partner can witness the attractions namely the UN, the Flower Clock, the Reformation Wall, and various other key attractions of the city.

    - Budget for two: Starting from INR 2000 per person.

    6. Geneva Old Town by Segway: Another one in the bucket-list of things to do in Geneva with your loved one is gaping at the man-made wonders of Geneva from a Segway. On this tour, you can watch at Rue Monthoux, Jet d’Eau, the Mont-Blanc, Water-Jet fountain and Rousseau Island and have a gala time with your partner. Apart from this, you can also witness Fontaine de l’Escalade and glide high up to 200 meters.

    - Budget for two: Starting from INR 2000 per person.

  4. What are the best adventure activities to do in Geneva?

    1. Rafting down the Arve near Lake Geneva: Pump up your adrenaline with the nerve wrenching rapids of Arve that rise from the Mont Blanc glacier. The route of rafting is about 7 km and gives you a chance to explore the water with a new dimensio.

    - Cost of the activity: Starting from INR 4,500 per person
    - Location: Arve River, and Dranse River.

    2. Standup Paddling at Geneva: Add a unique adventure to your book of adventures, Stand up paddle. With this, you can float on the water surface with a flatboat and move around with a paddle. To your surprise, Geneva offers it not only for one person but even a group can do stand up paddle on one big boat.

    - Cost of the activity: Starting from INR 2,400 per person
    - Location: Rhone River.

    3. Kayaking at Rhone River: Discover the whitewater of Geneva with Kayaking that will give you a chance to learn about the wide array of flora and scenic wonders of the region. This is one of the must-try activities to do in Geneva as it will help you navigate on the clean river and relax.

    - Cost of the activity: Starting from INR 2,500 per person.
    - Location: Rhone River

    4. Canoeing at Rhone River: Explore the surroundings of Geneva with canoeing at the Rhone river that ascends at the peaceful Mediterranean sea. With this, you can witness a number of brooklets, bridges, and a few more attractions of the greenest city of Europe.

    - Cost of the activity: Starting from INR 2,500 per person.
    - Location: Rhone River

    5. Free Diving Near Lake Geneva: Dive down the magnificent Lake and take a look at the underwater kingdom of Geneva’s water. Whether you are a beginner or a trained professional, freediving is a great pick for you as with this you dive deep to 10 meters of depth along with high-end equipment.

    - Cost of the activity: Starting from INR 2,500 per person.
    - Location: Lake Geneva and Lake Annecy

  5. What are the things to do in Geneva at Night?

    1. Visit the Victoria Hall: One of the best things to do in Geneva at night is witnessing the Victoria Hall, which is located in downtown Geneva. This is a concert hall that has various shows exhibiting the early lifestyle of Geneva’s locals. The hall has a history associated with it as it was dedicated to Queen Victoria by Daniel Fitzgerald Packenham Barton who was the consul of England.

    - Location: Rue du Général-Dufour 14, 1204 Genève, Switzerland
    - Timings: Depending on the concert timings

    2. Party at Villa Du Soir: Loosen up a bit with the classic trance music of Villa Du Soir that is one of the most vibrant clubs of Geneva. Whether you wish to have a drink with your partner or are planning a crazy party with your bunch of friends, this is a great place for you.

    - Location: Route des Jeunes 24, 1227 Carouge, Switzerland
    - Timings: 8:00 pm to 5:00 am on Fridays & Saturdays only

    3. Tap on the beats at Lady Godiva English Pub: Add Lady Godiva English Pub in your bucket of striking things to do in Geneva at night as this place is one of its kind. Tucked in the Rues Des this pub offers a wide range of signature cocktails that you can enjoy along with the soothing ambiance of the club. The club is known for its chaise lounge and the baby blue glitter walls that make it different from the rest of the clubs.

    - Location: Rue des Savoises 19,1205 Genève, Switzerland
    - Timings: 5:30 pm to 2:00 am on all days except Sunday & Monday

    4. Enjoy at Le Verre a Monique: Featuring a hand made 12 m high mirrored bar imported from England, Le Verre a Monique is one of the most lively pubs of Geneva. The bar gives a blend of English and contemporary pub-style that makes it an exclusive place to hang around with friends. Be it the music or the vibes, this place is a choice with no regrets.

    - Location: Boulevard du Pont-d'Arve 53 Plainpalais, Geneva 1205 Switzerland
    - Timings: 5:30 pm to 2:00 am on all days except Sunday & Monday

  6. Which are the best places to enjoy shopping in Geneva?

    1. Rue du Rhône: One of the unmissable activities to do in Geneva is shopping on the streets of Rue du Rhône, which is the most glamorous market in Switzerland. If you are searching for a perfect Swiss souvenir or an excellent range of high-end fashion brands then this is the right destination for you. Some of the elite brands of the market include popular names like Chanel, Gucci, and Mango.

    - Things to shop: Jewelry, apparel, watches, and other luxury items.
    - Timings: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on all days except Monday
    - Budget for the market: Starting from INR 500 to INR 5000.

    2. Rue du Marché: Situated close to the Rue du Rhône, the Rue du Marché is one of the trendiest fashion markets where you can shop from the streets as well as the lavish brand outlets. Right from the high-street fashion apparel to the contemporary fashion brands, here you can find all of them. Some of the exclusive brands of the market are Mango, Jack & Jones, Massimo Dutti, Hugo Boss, and numerous others.

    - Things to shop: Trendy fashion apparel, watches, and contemporary fabrics.
    - Timings: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on all days except Monday
    - Budget for the market: Starting from INR 500 to INR 5000.

    3. Rue du Mont-Blanc: Overlooking the Rhone river, Rue du Mont-Blanc is dotted with a number of confectionaries from where you can buy local souvenirs and countless other things like cigars, chocolates, watches, jewelry and several others. Apart from this, here you can shop for luxury watches and antique jewelry as there are numerous famous shops here.

    - Things to shop: Souvenirs, watches, chocolates, cigars, and jewelry.
    - Timings: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on all days except Monday
    - Budget for the market: Starting from INR 500 to INR 5000.

  7. What are the things to do in Geneva with the family?

    1. Feast the eyes with the beauty of Lake Geneva: One of the most enticing things to do in Geneva with family is strolling across Lake Geneva that gives paradisiacal views of the city with unmatched backdrops. After soaking up the beauty of the Lake you can even tour the nearby lakeside towns that are right in its vicinity and it serves a great destination for families as it offers a combination of relaxing views.

    - Location: Lake Geneva, Northern Alps, Switzerland
    - Entry Fee: None
    - Timings: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday

    2. Embracing the lure of Jet d'Eau (Water Jet): Soaring water at an elevation of about 145 meters above sea level, the Jet d’eau is the most famous attraction of Geneva. This is a water jet and pumps water at a rate of 500 liters in a second which is quite a lot. This place serves as an excellent viewpoint and is a must-visit place with family.

    - Location: Quai Gustave-Ador, 1207 Genève, Switzerland
    - Entry Fee: None
    - Timings: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday

    3. Witnessing Jardin Anglais (English Garden) and Parc de la Grange: Located on the southern side of the Lake, the Jardin Anglais commonly called the English Garden is known for its mighty Flower Clock. The clock is made from the seasonal blooms of a variety of colors that make a perfect backdrop for family photos.

    Apart from this, you can also visit Parc de la Grange that is flanked with an elegant rose-garden and aromatic flower beds. Touring this locale is one of the best activities to do in Geneva.

    - Location: Quai du Général-Guisan 34, 1204 Genève, Switzerland
    - Entry Fee: None
    - Timings: 24 hours open

    4. Touring Jardin Botanique (Botanical Gardens): Another one in the array of things to do in Geneva with family is traversing the Botanical Gardens as they cater to mesmerizing panoramas. It is located on the southeast of Ariana and is a fusion of greenhouses, flowering gardens, and more than 28 hectares of well-manicured gardens.

    Here you can also witness about 12,000 species of flora and a small area region of fallow deer and other wildlife creatures.

    - Location: Chemin de l'Impératrice 1, 1292 Pregny-Chambésy, Switzerland
    - Entry Fee: None
    - Timings: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on all days.

  8. What can you do in Geneva for free?

    1. Visiting the National History Museum: Showcasing the animals from all over the world of about 8 distinct species of bats, tigers, and replicas of dodos this is a great place for people of all ages. Apart from this, there are various other exhibitions where you can watch the ants eat and see the bats hang up on the trees.

    - Location: 1 route de Malagnou, Genève.
    - Timings: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on all days except Mondays.
    - Entry fees: No fees

    2. Explore the Science at - CERN: One of the most interesting activities to do in Geneva is visiting the CERN that is known for its exhibition “Universe of Particles” that is established in the Globe of Science. The main focus of this place is the origin of the universe and various other amusing facts.

    - Location: Espy. des Particules 1, 1211 Meyrin, Switzerland
    - Timings: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm and 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on all other days.
    - Entry fees: No entrance fees.

    3. Hike the Mont Saleve: Delight your eyes with stellar views of the Mont Saleve that is snuggled at the Franco-Swiss border and is an excellent hiking spot. Visitors from different regions flock here to witness paragliding and other exciting sports. It is also called as the “Balcony of Geneva” and is located at an elevation 1,379 meters above the ground level.

    - Location: Mont Saleve, Geneva
    - Timings: 9:30 am to 7:00 pm on all days.
    - Entry fees: None

    4. Tour the Parc Des Bastions: Snuggled in the heart of the city, the Parc Des Bastions is one of the most creative places to visit that showcases a giant chess board where you can enjoy and also skate around the ice rink.

    - Location: Prom. des Bastions 1, 1204 Genève, Switzerland
    - Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on all days
    - Entry fees: Entrance free.

    5. Relax at Bains De Paquis: Gape at the stellar views of the Old Town and Jet d’eau from the Bains De Paquis that is known for its dramatic views. While the sunset and sunrise time is best for the visitors, nights are equally calm and beautiful.

    - Location: 30 quai du Mont-Blanc, 1201 Genève
    - Timings: 24 hours open
    - Entry fees: None

    6. Window shopping at Flea Market: Another one in the list of activities to do in Geneva is shopping at the Flea Market where you shop a variety of vintage clothes, books, toys, and countless other beautiful artifacts. The best thing about the market is that it has all kinds of stores be it a luxury fashion store or a budget-shopping stall.

    - Location: Flea Market, Geneva
    - Timings: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    - Entry fees: No entrance fees

  9. How can I reach Geneva?

    Traveling to Geneva is quite an easy one and it is easily accessible by almost all modes of transport be it water, air, or road.

    By Water: All you need for the water transport is the Eurail Pass as there are frequent boats by Swiss Lake streamer around the year. The boats can be de-boarded at the Paquis port or Parc des Eaux, Jardin Anglais.

    By Train: There are numerous direct trains to Geneva from the major cities like Venice, Milan, and Paris that will take about 4 to 7 hours. You can step down the Gare de Cornavin Station that is the main station in Geneva.

    By Bus: Geneva’s Public Transport connects more than 20 European countries to Geneva’s Canton and French Ski resorts. There is easy accessibility from the buses and there are regular bus services between the French towns.

    By Air: Served by most of the European carriers and a few trans-Atlantic flights, Geneva is easily accessible. There are numerous Swiss International Airlines that have excellent connectivity and connect to Berlin and Zurich. Geneva is a hub of low-budget carriers like EasyJet that connects to Amsterdam, London, Manchester, Paris, and several other places.

  10. What is Geneva famous for?

    Geneva is the most important financial center and is known for its diplomacy. It homes various international organizations and has headquarters of several agencies of the United Nations. Apart from this, it is one of the most expensive cities and boasts a number of beautiful tourist places namely, Jet d'Eau, Lake Geneva and various others that make it even more popular amongst the tourists. Geneva hosts the maximum number of international organizations in one place in the world and is known for this.
  11. Is it safe to visit Geneva?

    Yes, Geneva is a safe city for both female and solo travelers with easy access to emergency centers. All you need to take care of is the pickpockets as there is a small share of them. Rest, this is a safe place, be it the hospitals, control rooms, or safety measures, each one of them has easy accessibility.

  12. Is Geneva an expensive city?

    Yes, Geneva is one of the most expensive cities in terms of food as per the UBS reports. When compared, Geneva is more expensive in the food category but is quite reasonable in all other aspects.

  13. Is Geneva more expensive than Zurich?

    No, in comparison to Geneva and Zurich, statistically Zurich is more expensive than Geneva. Because of which the cost of living and services everything is more expensive in Zurich. While Geneva is also an expensive city.

  14. How far is Geneva from Zurich?

    The distance between Geneva and Zurich is approximately 276.8 km for which you need to travel for about 3.5 hours

  15. Is the train from Geneva to Zurich scenic?

    Yes, the train from Geneva to Zurich “Golden Pass” takes to through the scenic routes and crosses the Swiss Alps that are a delight to the eyes. Honestly, this route will melt your heart away-and gives you an experience like never before.

  16. How long is the train ride from Geneva to Zurich?

    The train ride from Geneva to Zurich is about 2 hours and 43 minutes from the fastest route. There are 17 connecting trains between the two destinations and the first train starts at 5:45 am while the last train is at 09:45 pm.

  17. What is the best way to commute in and around Geneva?

    One of the best ways and in fact the budget ways to commute in and around Geneva is the Swiss public transport that is safe and easily available. A variety of options are available for transportation that includes ferries, trains, and buses in the entire region.

  18. What are the essential items that one must pack while traveling to Geneva?

    On a trip to Geneva, there is a whole wide list of things that you should pack with yourself.
    Some of the must-haves of the List includes:

    - A day pack with water, snacks, and warm jacket.
    Running shoes
    Map of Geneva
    Sweater for layering
    4-5 T-shirts
    Socks
    A hat & sunglasses
    Rain jacket or coat
    Gloves
    Sleepwear
    Camera
    First aid kit
    Valid Identity proof