Geneva, Switzerland
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva, Switzerland

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Geneva and the most populous city of Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland. Situated where the Rhône exits Lake Geneva, it is the capital of the Republic and Canton of Geneva. The municipality has 499,480 residents. In 2014, the compact agglomération du Grand Genève had 946,000 inhabitants in 212 communities in both Switzerland and France. Wikipedia
Last Updated: 09/25/2020
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Geneva in 4 minutes - Travel video Switzerland
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24 Hours In Basel Switzerland
Basel is the 3rd biggest city in Switzerland. After Zürich and Geneva, the city of Basel is one of the best places to live in the world! Wow. Edged more
Review: Hotel Manotel N’vY Geneva - Arzo Travels
The hotel is located in the city center of Geneva, and very close to Lake Geneva. Because this is a side street its pretty quiet, but it really more
Best Switzerland Travel Tips
In Switzerland, there are four official languages.. In the northern and eastern parts of the country, they speak Swiss German. In Geneva, Montreux ( more
Travel Tips Switzerland
In Switzerland, there are actually four official languages but the main two languages are Swiss-German and French. Depending on which region you are more
Top Things Old Town Geneva Switzerland
The 12th-century St. Pierre Cathedral dominates a beautiful square in old town Geneva and was built on the location of a 6th-century basilica. The more
Switzerland Beckons Travelers Holiday Magic
Called the Protestant Rome, Geneva over the years has been impacted by the Reform Movement and John Calvins inuence. Located on beautiful Lake more
Things To Do In Interlaken
We were based out of Geneva and Geneva to Interlaken train is close to 3 hours journey which is not practical for day trips. The Swiss capital Bern more
Free Things to do in Geneva, Switzerland
The Geneva Old Town is a well-preserved charming neighborhood with 2,000-year-old history. The cobbled stone streets are lined with historic more
Must See Landmarks And Sights In City Of Geneva Switzerland
The Place des Nations in Geneva is a popular square home to United Nations headquarters, the famous Broken Chair, and numerous other international more
Lucerne To Mount Titlis Tour
Based out of Geneva, the train journey to Lucerne took us around three hours and another 45 minutes from Lucerne to Engelberg. We immersed ourselves more
Geneva Bucket List 15 Things To Do In Switzerlands Second Largest City
Known as the city of parks and surrounded by breathtaking mountains, Geneva is a mix of European charm, old world architecture and a modern trendy more
6175 Hotel Edelweiss In The Swiss Alps
Hotel Edelweiss is located in the quaint alpine town of Wengen, Switzerland. The hotel environment is so unusual that it blends the culture of hotel, more
Switzerland's Grand Train Tour
Lets take a Train Tour to see what your group can expect, starting in Geneva on the westernmost fringe of Switzerland. Geneva is a cosmopolitan more
Things To Do Geneva
Geneva is known worldwide as a center for diplomacy. Its the seat of many NGOs, including the United Nations and the Red Cross. But theres more, more
Swiss Federal Fast
Most of Switzerland celebrates the holiday on the third Sunday in September. The canton of Geneva celebrates instead the Jeûne with a holiday on the more
Places To Visit In Switzerland
Geneva is known as the smallest of big cities, as it has a small town feel while being home to the second largest population in Switzerland. more
24 hours in Zurich, Switzerland - Young Adventuress
Before spending any time in Zurich, I had the impression that it would feel sterile and boring, which was my main impression from visiting Geneva more
Things To Do In Geneva Switzerland
Geneva receives snowfall during the winters months from early December to February and temperature in Geneva during the summer months of April and more
Best Places To Visit In Switzerland
The Chateau de Chillon or the Chillon Castle is a popular castle in Switzerland. It is located near the city of Montreux and is one of the top more
Best Switzerland Cities Bucket List
Geneva is a global city home to several international organizations like the Red Cross, WHO, etc and the major draw for the tourists to Geneva is more
Cruising Lakes Switzerland
Our dinner cruise from Geneva showcases one part of Switzerlands French-speaking western region. We see Lake Genevas opposite end on a lunch more
Bernina Express Train In Switzerland Guide
Walking tour in St. MoritzCheck Reviews & AvailabilityBernina Express Scenic Train Journey from ChurChur9.5 hours$$1st or 2nd class roundtrip ticket more
Four Days On The Tour Du Mont Blanc Les Houches To Courmayeur
We used Cicerones The Tour of Mont Blanc Complete Two-Way Trekking Guide by Kev Reynolds both in advance of our trip to help plan our schedule and more
What To Do In Lucerne Switzerland
The town was inhabited as far back as the Roman times, with the first record of occupancy was by a monastery in 840. It transformed into a city in more
How To Do The Alps In Style - ClickTravelTips
First stop, Geneva. On the banks of Lac Leman, this city hosts some of the worlds finest fashion and jewellery dealers. If you take a walk down more
Le Grand Bellevue Gstaad
Flying into Geneva, Le Grand Bellevue is just a two-hour drive through scenic pine forest, with your arrival signalled by the mounting snow piled more
Gruyeres Switzerland
Gruyères is one of the loveliest day trips from Geneva. You can also easily visit in one day from Lausanne, Montreux, Bern. Zurich, Lucerne, and more
The Best Time to Travel to Switzerland • The Blonde Abroad
Come May, its also a wonderful time to try Swiss wine at one of the many local wineries who open their doors for locals and tourists alike. This more
Best Time To Visit Switzerland
Weather-wise, January isnt exactly Switzerlands most spectacular month. Daytime average temperatures are around 0°C, with a high of 5°C. Its the more
How To Buy The Best Jungfraujoch Tickets For Your Visit To The Top Of Europe
PriceWhere to buyRegular ticket ex InterlakenCHF 234.80BUY HERERegular ticket ex LauterbrunnenCHF 163.60BUY HERERegular ticket ex GrindelwaldCHF more
Best 5 Things To Do In Interlaken Tour
I reached Zurich International Airport and after that, I took a train to Interlaken. The train stations are beside the Airport. And I stayed in more
Things To Do In Geneva Switzerland
One of the top attractions in Geneva, if not the top attraction, Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) lies on the north side of the Alps and is shared between more
Things To Do In Gruyeres Switzerland
By car: You can easily get to Gruyères by car from anywhere within Switzerland.  It is only 90 minutes drive from Geneva and a 60-minute drive from more
Tourist Attractions In Switzerland
This giant water fountain is one of Genevas most famous landmarks. Shooting 140 meters (460 feet) into the air, the Jet dEau sits where Lake more
How to plan your 2 week Switzerland Train Itinerary?
Switzerland is not a big country and the public transport system works fast, efficient and is very reliable. Yet, 2 weeks was not enough to explore more
Swiss Travel Pass Perks
Want to visit Geneva from Zurich? Head south to Lugano? Journey to the heart of the Swiss Alps in Interlaken, Grindelwald, and Lauterbrunnen? The more
St Stephens Day
St. Stephen's Day is a regional public holiday in all Swiss Cantons, with the exception of Geneva, Jura and Neuchâtel. It is always observed on more
A Locals Guide Things To Do In Geneva Switzerland
We moved to Geneva, Switzerland on onsite work with our 6-month-old daughter and stayed there for more than a year. Geneva and the people there are more
What To Do In Geneva Switzerland
Did you know that Geneva isnt just a city, but also the capital of the canton of Geneva. This French speaking region of Switzerland hosts over 900 more
Chaplins World Vevey Switzerland
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Driving In Switzerland Guide
Collection and drop off at any of the depots in France is complimentary but fees do apply when you pick up and/or drop off your vehicle in another more
A Resort Guide To Verbier
Verbiers closest airport is Geneva. The best way to get from Geneva to Verbier is by a pre-booked shuttle bus or private transfer, both of which more
Day Trips From Interlaken
There are a lot of places in and around Interlaken so the best option would be to base yourself in Interlaken. There are plenty of resorts and more
Packing List Switzerland Summer
For reference, I spent 16 days in Switzerland in the month of August and visited Geneva, Zürich, Lucerne, Zermatt and Montreux/Vevey. For the most more
Ultimate Switzerland Itinerary
Fly into Geneva and head straight to Lucerne via train from the airport. If you are renting a car refer to this guide to driving in Switzerland for more
Where Stay Eat Geneva Switzerland
The Le Richemond Hotel is a 5-star property in Geneva. It is absolutely gorgeous to say the least and there is no need or want that goes unmet! more
3 Days in Switzerland Itinerary - Arzo Travels
This is another itinerary for 3 days in Switzerland if you want to visit some of the French-speaking parts of the country, then visit Montreux, more
Geneva To Zurich
If you choose to follow our advice and sit back and relax by hopping on the train between Geneva and Zurich, or perhaps instead choose to road trip more
Transportation To Montreux On Lake Geneva In Switzerland
From Geneva, follow the Autoroute A1 to Lausanne, and then the A12 to Montreux. Travelers from Basel, Zurich, and Germany should take the Autobahn more
Geneva Switzerland
Most tours of Geneva start from Jet dEau, an iconic presence and the Eiffel Tower of Geneva. This fantastic water jet stream dominates Lake Geneva more
How To Travel Switzerland On A Budget
Several low-cost airlines, like EasyJet and Vueling, fly daily to and from Switzerlands seven airports, especially the three main ones:  Zurich, more
Chaplins World Vevey Switzerland
Vevey is one of Switzerlands most picturesque towns and we can see why Chaplin chose to live here. With his fourth wife Oona and their 8 children, more
Most Beautiful Villages In Switzerland
The medieval village of Gruyeres is one of the top things to do on your Gruyeres visit and a popular day trip from Geneva. The main cobblestone more
Best Museums In Switzerland
Visit the roots of the longest-running humanitarian initiative. The Red Cross was born in Geneva and has gone on to be one of the most recognized more
5 Easy Ways to Save Money in Switzerland – Ticker Eats the World
The Swiss adore art and architecture, and its apparent when you walk anywhere and come across amazing street art or beautiful street signs. And more
Travel To Switzerland Things To Know
Perhaps because of their wealth, but also their neutrality during World War II, Switzerland has a serious amount of historic buildings in great more
Nevai Hotel Verbier Switzerland Boutique Ski Lodge
You cant visit Switzerland without having a go at skiing. Mention the countrys name and winter sports will usually be the first thing people think more
Things to do in Switzerland in Winter ⋆ mscgerber
For my first Christmas in Europe, I was committed to finding an adorable Christmas Market to explore. Luckily I found just the thing at the Montreux more
Renting A Car In Switzerland
Tip: Its actually cheaper to rent your car in Austria or France and then embark on your trip to Switzerland from there. Thats if you plan to begin more
Favorite Things Geneva Switzerland Part 2
Hopefully, you have now put Geneva, Switzerland at the top of your bucket list! more
Charmey Ultimate Mountain Swiss Alps
For the best views of the countrys green, lake-dotted countryside, reserve a window seat for the ride in. There are a number of sights along the more
Top 14 Places in Switzerland
The city of Geneva is situated on Lake Geneva. Geneva is a French-speaking seat of the United Nations. The International Red Cross and Red Crescent more
Getting Around Switzerland: Transportation Tips
Swiss is the national airline, a part of the Lufthansa and Star Alliance group. Zurich is the main hub with regional airports in Geneva and Basel. more
Zermatt Switzerland Things To Do
I headed to Zermatt in January with Jet2. From Geneva, we travelled up to the beautiful town, also home to Europes highest ski resort. more
10 Days Switzerland Itinerary
The place where you start your trip will vary, but also set the tone for the rest of your stay. Most travelers recommend starting in either Geneva more
Bern Switzerland Swiss Capital
Bern is situated in Switzerlands Mittelland.  It is 150 kilometres from Zurich and 183 kilometres from Geneva. more
Rhine Falls Switzerland
We stayed on the platform for some time and walked down to the Schloss Laufen station to take a train back to Winterthur and thereafter Geneva to more
5 Reasons For Why You Should Live In Switzerland
One of the striking aspects of living in Switzerland is the closeness with nature. Basically withing 30mn you can go from a city center like Zürich more
Top 6 Best Spas Around The Leman Lake In Switzerland
This is probably one of the best spas in Geneva. Since 2013, the Richemond Hotel welcomed Sisley in their daily spa. Located in the centre of Geneva, more
Ask Local Doseeeat Geneva Switzerland
I consider Seattle my hometown, even though I was born and raised in California. Now, I live in Geneva and work as a project manager in media and more
Ask A Local What Should I Doseeeat In Lucerne Switzerland
Chanel | Cultural XplorerApril 23, 2015 - 10:25 pmWhat a great list! I will definitely bookmark this for my trip back to Switzerland! more
25 Best Things To Do In Switzerland
Well, traveling with a dog means I cannot visit museums, but at least one museum should be on your Switzerland itinerary (my first pick would be the more
Switzerland Travel Guide For Indian Travellers
The Zurich Airport Railway Station finds itself underneath the Airport Centre itself. This station provides frequent rail or Zürich S-Bahn (railway more
Guide To Honeymoon Places In Switzerland
In spite of being the second most crowded city in the nation, is among the popular Switzerland honeymoon destinations that people love visiting. more
Switzerland Travel Tips And Budget
If you are using the Swiss Travel Pass Flex, Half Fare card or just staying a city or two, you might want to consider a city pass for example, I more
Switzerland Itinerary 7 Days
Arrival day in Switzerland! If you have the time, Geneva is a great place to stay for a day or three. Especially if you are a museum more
Best Things To Do In Geneva With Kids
If you spend any time exploring the old city of Geneva and you certainly should explore it for a few hours I have a few tips for more
Thigs To Do In Geneve Switzerland
If youre looking for a perfectly traditional French hotel in Geneva, then youve found it with Hôtel Royal. The 4-star hotel boasts 202 guest rooms more
Chocolates In Switzerland
One of the oldest chocolatiers in Switzerland, having opened their doors way back in 1875, Du Rhone is worth visiting if you find yourself in more
Day Trips From Basel
Located lakeside, Geneva is one of the prettiest cities in Switzerland and is best known for its connections with chocolate, luxury goods, as well more
Spend Three Days Switzerland
Hi,This is a nice article, Shane ypu didnt venture into the Swiss French part. Geneva is really worth a detour. Just FYI, Zurich is not the more
Things To Do In Montreux Switzerland
To give you some perspective, the city of Geneva is on the western end of the lake, where the Rhone river begins towards France. All the way on the more
1 Day In Geneva Switzerland
Geneva is one of the main hubs (along with Zurich) when entering or exiting the country. It is definitely possible that you will be starting or more
Celebrating Swiss National Day | Anita's Feast
Except for the ceremonies at the Rütli , Swiss National Day is a local affair, celebrated in various ways. Bonfires on 1 August commemorate the more
Best Switzerland Itinerary 7 Days
For the purposes of this 7 days in Switzerland Itinerary, we will use Zurich as the starting point. Zurich and Geneva are the two popular cities for more
3 things to do with kids when you are passing by Martigny, Switzerland – Family Earth Trek
2 years ago ReplyPassing through Martigny is really wonderful and beautiful due to lovely waterfalls and open-air activities for all more
Switzerland Bucket List
As is the case with the Matterhorn, Ive passed by Geneva. Of course, I dont count a ten-minute stop onboard a long-distance night train as a real more
Top 5 Swiss Beers for Summer – CUISINE HELVETICA
My husband initially picked up a few bottles of Namur Express at Mise en bière, when we were in Lausanne to check out an art exhibition. Back at more
Fete Des Vignerons
For a nice overview of Swiss wine including, but not limited to those from the canton of Vaud, I recommend heading to the Swiss Wine stand at Les more
Switzerland On A Budget
If youre planning on spending time travelling between the major Swiss cities like Zurich, Geneva and Bern along with visiting some of the best more
A Case for Fribourg, Switzerland — Agent Yonder
Fribourg is a stop on most express train lines travelling through Switzerlands plateau, between Geneva and Zurich. This means that if youre more
10 Simple Ways to Travel Switzerland on a Budget
If youre staying in Bern, Lucerne, Basel, Geneva or Lausanne, you get to use local public transport for more
Womens Packing Guide Switzerland
Read More:How to Travel Switzerland on a Budget10 Bucket List Adventures To Take In 20185 Must-Do European Road Trips10 Experiences You Cant Miss more
Discover The Soaring Swiss Alps In Summer
The closest airport is Geneva and from there it is a 78 mile (125 km) drive to Champéry. Without stops the drive takes about an hour and a half but more
Favorite Things Geneva Switzerland Part 1
I hope so because this was just Part 1! Be sure to catch my Favorite Things To Do In Geneva, Switzerland: Part 2! It includes some really cool more
How To Eat Your Way Around Switzerland Without Blowing Your Budget
I know its really appealing to go out and not worry about anything for a night. But Im afraid that if you care about your budget, eating out in more
6 Culinary Specialities You Should Try In Switzerland
Switzerland consists of three main geographical regions. The first one is the Alps, which cross the country forming wide bends and occupying a large more
One Day In Bern Switzerland
Bern is located just west of the centre of the country in Switzerlands Mittelland.  It is within easy reach of other major Swiss cities, 150 more
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