The first word that will come to your mind while visiting Geneva is “Elite”…this classy city is home to superior scientific research organisations like the CERN (European Organisation of Scientific Research) and WMO (World Meteorological Organisation) besides most of the world’s security and peace-promoting governing bodies. Arguably the safest and the most organised city in… Read the full article
Geneva Travel Guide You Need At Every Step
The centre of the world’s security and diplomatic activities….Geneva is powerful and wealthy. An exceptionally beautiful Swiss city sitting by the largest lake in Europe…Lake Geneva; it holds the world welfare hubs like WHO, Red Cross, Plaise de Nations.
The city is marked by its enriching museums; MAMCO, Red Crescent Museum, Natural History Museum etc. and its lovely parks…the most beautiful of which is the Bastions Park. Click a picture with the Reformation Wall in the background and mull at the huge iconic Broken Chair landmark; Geneva always combines its attractions with social purpose.
A guided walk of the Palais des Nations will give you a sharp insight in how the major issues are tackled peacefully in these corridors. Like many other Swiss cities Geneva has its namesake lake….in this case the biggest one in Europe. Go on a steamer cruise down the lake or experience the city’s best restaurants, cafes, bars and shopping options clustered on its sides.
Though you may feel tempted to walk all through Geneva, an extensive and extremely well regulated public transportation system makes availing local transport a great way to experience the true spirit of the city. Upon checking into a hotel one gets the privilege of free transport pass that makes travelling in the UNIRESO zone an easy thing. Trams, buses, ferry boats, trains are all accessible through the free public transport that pretty much covers a wider area termed as Lake Geneva zone.
Spend all the saved conveyance money on shopping at the Rue de Rhone with its Armani, Gucci and bevy of Swiss jewellery and watch brands. Let Plain Plaise impress you by its vintage home accessories, exquisite crockery and fashion arsenal.
Learn all about Geneva’s pleasures and its many aspects in our exhaustive guide to Geneva. Here is a great article to start exploring Geneva: The secrets of Geneva Tourism.
Also go through the articles below and dig deeper into the great attractions, hotels, restaurants, shopping, nightlife, transports etc of Geneva.
How To Get Around Geneva Easily & Cheap
Geneva international airport (also known as Cointrin Airport) is located around 4 kilometres northwest of Geneva City Centre. The airport is located close to the Switzerland’s international border with France. It receives direct flights from most of the European cities like Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Bristol, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Moscow, Lisbon etc. Over 50 airlines operate… Read the full article